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Somalia: Ugandan Troops Receive Service Medals amisom soldiers 1

Deployed in August 2017, the outgoing battle group has been conducting anti-insurgent operations against Al-Shabaab in the Lower Shabelle region that include areas of Celjaale, Ayub, KM50, KM67, Buffor, Shalambot, Marka, Masla and Quoryoley. Uganda soldiers in Somalia are in charge of sector one which stretches about 240 kilometers from Mogadishu along the Indian Ocean coastline.
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Somalia Ready To Take Over From AMISOM - Musse Ali amisom soldiers 1

Ugandan Maj Gen. Francis Okello, the head of the African Union Delegation to the joint AU-UN Review of AMISOM, said the continental body wants the transition plan presented by the Somali government to succeed. His remarks were echoed by the Ugandan Ambassador to Somalia, Prof Sam Turyamuhika, who pledged the support of the troop contributing countries in ensuring the plan succeeds.
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UPDF Kills 22 Alshabab Militants al shabaab

According to Lt Col Deo Akiiki, UPDF lost four soldiers while six others escaped with minor injuries. He however, couldnt reveal the identities of the dead soldiers, but said the Mopping up operation continues.
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Envoy Demands Adequate, Predictable Funding for AMISOM al-shabab 1 1 Top story

The European Union also reduced the troop allowances by 20 percent and asked the African Union to find alternative sources of funds. As a result, monthly allowances of the troops were reduced from USD 1,028 3.7 million Shillings to USD 828 2.9 million Shillings per person.
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Hundreds Of UPDF Soldiers Miss out on AMISOM Training lt col deo akiiki 2

According to the 3rd division spokesman, Lt. Wilson Agaba, the soldiers were returned after failing to meet the required standards for training at Singo Training Camp. He highlighted some of the requirements for training as health, physical fitness and age.
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Did Al-Shabaab Kill 21 Ugandan Soldiers? al shabaab attacks 2 1

There is still controversy over the exact number of Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia by the al-Shabaab militants during their July 30 attack.
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UPDF Vows To Remain in Somalia al shabaab attacks 1 Top story

An unidentified female officer, who accompanied the bodies, handed a bundle of papers containing details of the deceased to Lt. Gen Mbadi. The soldiers staged a rifle salute, meaning the fallen soldiers were junior officers.
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Families of Deceased UPDF Troops at Entebbe to Receive Remains al shabaab attacks 1

A plan carrying the remains is expected to touch down shortly, according to UPDF spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire.
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Bodies of Fallen Amisom Soldiers Return Home on Wednesday al shabaab attacks

Bodies of the fallen Uganda Peoples Defence ForcesUPDF soldiers who died in Somalia on Sunday are to be returned home tomorrow, Wednesday. In a statement, Lt Colonel Deo Akiiki, the deputy UPDF spokesperson says the plane carrying the caskets of the deceased will touch down at Entebbe Airforce base at 1:30pm.
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UPDF Confirms 12 Soldiers Dead in Al Shabaab Ambush al shabaab attacks

There is still conflicting information about the number of Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia on Sunday, with the army saying 12 while other sources put the figure at 21.
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UPDF Speak Out About Al Shabaab Ambush al shabaab attacks Top story

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF say they are yet to establish the number of casualties following an al Shabaab ambush in Somalia earlier today. Earlier today, Reuters quoted a senior al Shabaab military officer as saying they had killed at least 39 AMISOM troops during the Sunday morning ambush.
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Ugandan Author Opiyo Oloya Calls for More AMISOM Funding black hawks rising 2 4

Dr. Opiyo Oloya, the author of a book detailing Ugandas military deployment in Somalia, has said there is need to increase funding for security groups in the war-torn country.
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Gen Muhoozi Cautions on Discipline As Soldiers Head to Somalia amisom soldiers 1

The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, has told officers and militants going to Somalia to observe discipline and keep in line with the right ideology for the success of the mission.
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Museveni Reveals Role in Somalia Elections amisom soldiers 1 2

President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday night congratulated Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo upon his election as president of Somalia. In his short statement at State House Entebbe, President Museveni said that in 2011, he persuaded Farmajo to step down as prime minister of Somalia when he was fighting with the president at the time with a view that he would become president at the right time.
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Court in Kenya Blocks Closure of Refugee Camp somali refugees

Court in Kenya has blocked the government from unilaterally shutting down Dadaab Refugee Camp, the worlds largest refugee settlement near the border with Somalia. Dadaab is home to more than 260,000 people displaced by decades of war in Somalia where Kenya has deployed alongside other countries as part of the African Union Mission to restore peace after close to three decades of fighting.
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CDF Katumba Wamala Rallies Global Support for AMISOM amisom soldiers 1

The Chief of Defence Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala noted that the peace dividends currently being enjoyed in Somalia were a result of improved security in the country.
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AMISOM Troops Nine-Month Salary Arrears Ready updf cdf 1

The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has said that the African Union has transferred to Bank of Uganda over US 4.9million 18 billion Shillings, being arrears payment for troops serving in Somalia
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Gen. Katumba Caution Soldiers Against Political Campaigns amisom soldiers 1

According to Katumba Wamala, as the political season heats up some politicians may resort to soldiers to provide security for their campaign teams.
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Amisom Chief Frustrated in Quest for Troop Compensation amisom soldiers 1

When a soldier is killed in combat, his family is entitled to USD 50,000 (Ugx135m) as compensation but according to Kiyonga, Uganda has not yet been compensated for the lives 94 soldiers\' killed and military hardware lost in the mission area. These also include a helicopter that crashed in Mt. Kenya in 2012 en-route Somalia.
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