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10:47
10:47

Security Arrests Two UPDF Impostors in Jinja army 1 1

The suspects, who were paraded at Gadaffi barracks this morning, confessed to owning army uniforms denied being in possession of firearms. Edwin Mawanda, the Jinja Zone UPDF spokesperson, says the suspects have been terrorising people in Kamuli, Luuka and Jinja district.
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 3 2 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
19:46
19:46

UPDF Officers Trained in Firearm Maintenance and Logistics Mayuge 2 1

The officers were equipped with skills in repairing small guns like pistols, AK-47, and other fighter riffles during peace support operations and wartime periods. The trained officers carry the mandate of safeguarding firearms in the different armoury where they shall be deployed by their respective commanders.
14:53
14:53

UPDF Officer's Body Recovered deceased 1

Ouma's body was cited on Friday by fishermen and was retrieved from the river by the army.
19:12
19:12

UPDF Soldier Shoots Colleague Dead, Commits Suicide Jinja 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that the two soldiers attached to the marine brigade have been engaged in endless arguments, after Ouma refused to grant Katusiime a pass leave.
15:56
15:56

Caterpillars Disrupt Operations at Bugembe Court authority 3 1

The caterpillars have entered the court hall, compound and administration offices, making it difficult for court authorities to attend to their daily duties.
07:29
07:29

UPDF to Streamline Retirement of Soldiers ministry 3 1

The Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. David Muhoozi says that, all retiring army staff from different departments will be notified of when to retire so as to provide them with ample time of preparing for civilian life.
14:47
14:47

Poor Implementation of Military Principles Affecting UPDF-Brig. Kyazze education 2 1

Kyazze noted that most soldiers train in various courses but fail to implement the skills in their daily activities, which undermines professionalism of the force.
17:15
17:15

Bobi Wine Composes Song Against Police people 1 1

In his new song dubbed ‘Afande’, Bobi Wine pleads with the men and women in uniform to stop being used to violate citizen’s rights.
17:14
17:14

Security Beefed Up on Lake Albert army 1 2

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson says that they have deployed both police and Uganda Peoples Defense forces UPDF soldiers along the border. He explains that the security operatives are also tasked screen Congolese upon arrival to ensure that they do not sneak in with any weapons.
12:03
12:03

Fishing Operations: Activists Accuse Soldiers of Human Rights Violations fishermen 6 1

Edward Maalo, a human rights defender in Masaka region, says the army overstepped its mandate when it demolished temporary structures erected by fishermen at Kachanga, Kamuwunga and Kasensero landing sites in Rakai district.
15:36
15:36

Katumba Wamala's Status in UPDF Raises Contention rebecca kadaga 4 1

Committee members questioned the appointment saying it could contravene provisions of the law to have a serving army officer in cabinet. Similar queries were raised four years ago prior to the approval of former Army Commander Gen Aronda Nyakairima deceased who had been appointed Internal Affairs Minister in 2013.
15:01
15:01

Military Spokesperson among Missing M23 Combatants army 1

Sources indicate that he left Kampala two weeks ago, destined for Bihanga military training school in Ibanda district to join other ex-combatants of the M23. However, there is no record of his presence at Bihanga.
10:02
10:02

M23 Ex-Combatants Vow to Fight Again army 1

M23 ex-combatants have threatened to return to war accusing the government in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC of failing to honour the December 2013 peace agreement.
18:00
18:00

Parliament To Convene Special Sitting For Gen Oketta army

Chris Obore, the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Parliament, says they will receive the body of the late Oketta at the house on Monday at 10 am where it will lie in state for public viewing.
15:31
15:31

Sejusa Sues UPDF For Refusing to Retire him army 1 Top story

General David Sejusa, who has served the military for 34 years, wonders why many of his comrades who are of the same age have been retired yet he has not benefited from the same.
20:01
20:01

Army Mourns As Gen. Aronda\'s Body Arrives aronda death 3 Top story

Gen. Aronda Nyakairimas body has been taken to city mortuary from where it will lie in Parliament on Thursday. Pathologists will carry out more tests at Mulago.
08:30
08:30

UPDF Accused Of Illegally Occupying Amuru School army 1

The Ugandan army has been accused of illegally occupying a community Polytechnic that is meant to offer life skills to the youths in Amuru district. Amuru Polytechnic was constructed in 2008 with support from DED, a Germany-based Civil Peace Service, at a cost of more than 600 million shillings.
13:09
13:09

Locals In Acholi Want UPDF To Return Their Land land conflicts 1

Locals in northern Uganda are demanding that the army vacates the land where it established military installations at the height of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel insurgency.
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