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16:35
16:35

UPDF Soldier Knocked Dead in Jinja City police station

A soldier who declined to be named says that they gave their colleague first aid and rushed him to hospital, but he bled profusely and succumbed to the injuries on arrival. "We cleaned the wounds and rushed Oyet to Jinja hospital however, he lost a lot of blood and we lost him," he says.
12:13
12:13

Zombo Attack: Masindi Residents, Security Reject Claims Attackers Trained in their Area leaders 6

In the wee hours of February 6, attackers who were reportedly armed with machetes, bows and arrows invaded the army detach at about 12:30 am, killed three UPDF soldiers and torched several huts before fleeing away.
10:43
10:43

500 Fishing Gears Burnt in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 1 1

The operations started on Sunday, forcing several residents to flee their villages due to fear of being arrested. Some residents have not yet returned to their homes even after the operations in their respective areas and landing sites.
11:10
11:10

Two Held Over Forgery in UPDF Recruitment 1 Top story

According to Kaboona, Twinamatisko was arrested after he presented fake recommendation letters from local leaders to allow him join the army. Kaboona says that Twinamatiko was arrested after it emerged that he has been on police wanted list for numerous offences.
10:54
10:54

Kasese Man Dies in UPDF Custody 3

Mafuta says they learnt that Nzabalha had been arrested the previous day on the recommendations of the LC I chairperson, Hamada Njima on suspicion of being a thief.
07:50
07:50

UPDF Impersonator Arrested for Kidnap, Armed Robbery money changer 3 7 Top story

Reuben Arineitwe alias Kachoori, a taxi driver along Katuna-Kabale road who witnessed the kidnap, says four men surrounded Ssemogerere when he was inspecting his Toyota Harrier vehicle registration number UBE 981F that was being washed at Mayengo in Katuna around 12:30PM on Wednesday.
06:45
06:45

Two Killed in Abim Over Thefts of Cattle 1

Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, the Abim Resident District Commissioner, says the shootout occurred during the pursuit of the cows by the Local Defense Unit personnel.
13:11
13:11

Police Fails to Pay UTL Arrears Over Missing Contract amama mbabazi 1 Top story

The telephone arrears date back to the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) when police and sister agencies including the Internal Security Organisation (ISO), Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF rented some UTL towers and sites for security and communication purposes.
15:06
15:06

Iguru Orders Gun Fingerprinting Team to Vacate Kingdom Chambers Uganda Police Force 1 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the development, saying the King was unhappy with the sound of guns being fired by the officers in the kingdom chambers, which is about 100 meters from his palace.
12:08
12:08

Kaabong Residents Resort to Violence over Cattle Thefts karamoja sub region 1

The latest victim is Puchi Napenyangura, 25, resident of Lopuyo village in Rengen Sub County, Kotido district. Puchi was allegedly killed by Benjamin Lootan at Warrior’s Street in Kaabong Town Council after a quarrel related to cattle thefts.
14:57
14:57

LDU Recruitment Drive Attracts Thousands in Kaabong updf third division 1

Thousands of people trekked several kilometres from the new district of Karenga and Ik constituency to Kaabong Secondary School in order to take part in the recruitment conducted by the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force-UPDF. The recruitment centre had 250 slots allotted to it.
07:54
07:54

LDU Recruitment Drive Starts in Moroto 1 2 Top story

This is part of a drive to recruit up to 13,000 personnel to boost the UPDF reserve force. According to the 3rd Division Spokesman Abert Arinaitwe, the recruitment will start from Kaabong district this morning and continue up to Friday in the districts of Kotido, Abim, Moroto and Nakapiripirit.
18:00
18:00

Ineffective Soldiers Receive Refresher Training at Hima Military School 2 1

Col. Justus Besisira, the Commandant Hima Training School, says the soldiers braved two months of training in general military skills, weapon handling, minor tactics, leadership, political education and public health.
15:05
15:05

Less Than 30 Turn Up for Veteran Recruitment in Moroto 2 1

The army embarked on the recruitment drive in search for physically and medically fit army veterans for another opportunity to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia-AMISOM. They will be deployed under battle group XXX comprising 367 veterans and 17 officers.
14:18
14:18

Nine Injured as Residents Attack UPDF Soldiers in Luweero medical treatment 2 1

Edward Ssenyonyi the LC 3 Chairperson of Kamira sub county criticized the UPDF men for conducting military training in the villages without notifying local leaders.
18:31
18:31

3 Jailed for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 1

A total of 22 civilians have been lined up to face the Court Martial in Moroto over illegal possession of firearms.
12:58
12:58

Uproar As Kabale Security, NRM Leaders Endorse Maj. Gen. Mutebire for MP Seat prime minister 2 8 Top story

Maurice Mugenga Keitaba, the Greater Kabale NRM Registrar, said Maj. Gen. Mutebire has exhibited perfect leadership skills and experience for the time he has known him. Keitaba also hailed Maj. Gen. Mutebire for supporting the ruling NRM party financially during the previous elections.
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