Col. Okello Engola who held meetings in Kotido, Kaabong and Moroto with the district leadership and senior security personnel in the region ordered the UPDF to use all possible available means to disarm the Karamojong warriors
The Parliamentary committee on Defense and Internal Affairs was today divided as the Ministry of Defence officials appeared to answer to concerns of security in the country. Tempers flared when some members of the committee accused those with military background of supporting the Ministry officials instead of being objective.
Land Forces Chief of Staff, Brigadier Godfrey Katsigazi Tumusiime, says that unlike currently where tests are made as part of requirements for recruitment and treatment given when an officer falls sick, the force will conduct medical checkups on all officers every after six months.
Brigadier General Leopold Kyanda, the Chief of Staff of the Land Forces encouraged the retirees to remain focused and healthy but also behave responsibly, stating that there are still many opportunities now and in the future. Kyanda encouraged the officers to engage in agriculture, business and leadership at the different levels.
Districts that recorded no female recruits include Nakaseke, Luweero, Nakasongola, Gulu, Amuru, Masaka, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Lwengo, Kalangala and Sembabule. There also no female recruits in Kabarole, Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo districts.
President Museveni has reshuffled Military Advisors representing Uganda in different parts of the world. The Reshuffle comes just days after the president also appointment in new ministers in the country.