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19:50
19:50

UPDF Soldier Arrested over the Murder of Young Boda Boda Rider 1

The suspect was arrested on Monday morning from Ntungamo in connection to the death of Gilbert Asasire, a 22-year-old originating from Kibangire cell Mwizi sub-county in Rwampara District.
05:14
05:14

Security Heightened in Jinja Ahead of Nyege-Nyege Festival district 1 1

Several foreign and local revelers have started checking into their cottages, while others are setting up camping tents amidst a hype of activities at the site. Exhibiters are also stocking beverages and food items in makeshift bars and restaurants ahead of the festival.
07:25
07:25

Gen. Elly Tumwine Laid To Rest Amidst Heavy Rain UPDF 1 4

Nabbanja appreciated the late Tumwine for being a mentor to members of Parliament and speaking the truth without fear.
20:52
20:52

Pictorial: Hundreds Brave Rain To Receive Gen. Tumwine's Remains in Rwemikoma UPDF 15

At exactly 5:00 Pm the chopper carrying the body and family members touched the ground.
12:32
12:32

Security Tightened At Gen Tumwine’s Home Ahead of Burial UPDF 1 2

Denis Nahurira Rwamunyoga, the Funeral Organizing Committee Chairperson, says that they resolved in the last burial preparatory meeting to increase security around the deceased's home because they expect high-profile mourners.
13:58
13:58

Human Rights Act Amendment Mooted to Allow Officers Defend Themselves law 2 2

Citing the recent attacks by suspected machete-wielding men against police officers in Luwero and Mbale, Wangadya argues that rather than applying reasonable force to defend themselves against their attackers, the surviving police personnel opted to flee, due to the limitations within the current laws.
19:16
19:16

UPDF Chopper Makes Emergency Landing 2 3 Top story

Witnesses say the military helicopter landed at a community field at Nabukondo Village, Banda Town Council between Gomba and Mityana districts.
12:52
12:52

Man Arrested in Kasese for Extorting Money from UPDF Applicants UPDF recruitment. 3 1

Thembo Wilson Mbadi, 34, was on Friday arrested while attempting to extort money from unsuspecting applicants who had turned up for the UPDF recruitment exercise at Booma grounds, Kasese Municipality.
13:32
13:32

Hundreds in Buliisa Miss UPDF Recruitment Over Lack of National IDs, Forgery LDU Recruitment 2 4

Some of the youths were found with forged academic papers, some had no recommendation letters from LC1 chairpersons, District Internal Security Officer-DISO, and Resident District Commissioners-RDC, while others had no National IDs.
09:59
09:59

UPDF’s Recruitment Team Fails to Hit Target in Lira Over STDs 4 2

The applicants were subjected to written and physical exercises including a five-kilometre run and medical tests for high blood pressure, Hepatitis B, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like syphilis and gonorrhoea. Those found to be positive were automatically disqualified.
13:28
13:28

Two Bugiri Local Government Employees Arrested for 'Eating' Dead Soldier's Pension for 10 years resident

Ramadthan Walugembe, the Bugiri resident district commissioner, says that the suspects were close friends of the deceased, which accorded them easy access to the deceased's personal information.
07:50
07:50

UPDF Ambulance Injures Three Tree Traders store 2

The trio was injured Wednesday when the driver of the ambulance registration number H4DF 2167 Corporal Edward Kasozi lost control and rammed into shops while rushing Private Lawrence Mugisha from Moroto to Bombo military hospital.
19:38
19:38

Government to Use Cameras and Vehicle Trackers to Fight Karimojong Cattle Raiders UPDF 5

Museveni describes the current ongoing raids in Lango, Acholi and Karamoja regions as commercially motivated, perpetuated by some unscrupulous security officials and local leaders in connivance with businessmen in these regions.
13:34
13:34

Armed Forces Tipped on Observance of Human Rights in Security Operations law 2 3

The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
07:07
07:07

Gunmen Rob Indian Shop In Jinja City UPDF 1 1

Muzafalu Mbago, a street vendor within the area, says that two of the gunmen first masqueraded as customers and entered the shop before their accomplices who had parked outside the shop for close to 15 minutes joined them.
07:27
07:27

UPDF Engineering Brigade Starts Renovating Jinja Hospital ICU health worker 1

Angela Namala, the acting Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, who declined to reveal the cost of the entire renovation works told URN on Sunday that the ICU ward needed a facelift and the repair of some of the interior fittings.
08:04
08:04

UPDF Has Lost Four Soldiers Since Start of Operation Shujja 1 1

The operation commander Maj. Gen. Kayanja Muhanga says that one soldier was killed in crossfire with the rebels during the first phase of the operation, while the other three died due to individual errors, and as a result of rough terrain in the jungle.
16:59
16:59

UPDF Truck Knocks Two Dead in Kamuli accident 3 1

Eyewitnesses say that Mulumba who was riding from the side of Kamuli on his Bajaj motorcycle number UFB 656J attempted to overtake a sugarcane truck in a congested area characterized with double parking and bumped into the UPDF truck registration number H4DF 1248 that was coming from the opposite direction.
13:56
13:56

Police Probe Death of Three People Knocked by UPDF Coaster 2

Mukono District Police Commander, Annabella Nyinamahoro has confirmed the detention of the UPDF driver but referred our reporter to the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima for a detailed statement.
15:23
15:23

Hundreds Turn Up for UPDF Veterans Verification in Wakiso 2

The UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Charles Kabona explained that the exercise seeks to verify the veterans and their survivors. Upon completion of the exercise, a file will be opened for each of the persons to ensure that they or their children or relatives can receive their payments.
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