Museveni Presides over Tarehe Sita UPDF Celebrations

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) celebrated the 34th Terehe Sita day on 6th February 2017, in Moroto district in the Karamoja sub region. President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of Defence Forces preside over the occasion. Terehe Sita is marked on 6th February every year to mark the National Resistance Army’s More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Review AMISOM Funding, Uganda now Wants

6th February 2017, Kampala: Uganda has called on the concerned partners to review the funding for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Through the Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa, revealed on More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Gen Katumba Wamala Hands over to Gen Muhoozi, the New UPDF Chief

Gen. Katumba Wamala has handed over office to the new Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, at the ministry of defence in Kampala following the recent top military appointment by President Museveni. Gen More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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MRAP – Mine Protected Armoured Vehicle Unveiled to Kenya Police Service

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta recently unveiled third batch of police equipment and vehicles. Notable is the The CS/VP3 amoured carriers. In Brief The CS/VP3 is an APC armoured personnel carrier More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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AMISOM Need 9,000 More Army Soldiers in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is in need of 9,000 more army soldiers to bolster peacekeeping and stabilization operations in Somalia. AMISOM now seeks the additional troops from member states More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Newly Promoted Top UPDF Officers to be Decorated Tuesday

Uganda recently reshuffled to military commanders. Notable is Maj Gen David Muhoozi, the commander of the Land Forces is now the new Chief of Defence Forces, taking over from Gen Katumba Wamala. The promoted More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Appoints Son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as His Advisor

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Monday night named his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations. Kainerugaba who is 42 years old was a Special Forces Commander More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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UPDF Chief Visit Somalia, Calls for Speedy Security Sector Reforms

The Chief of Defence Forces of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), Katumba Wamala arrived in the war-torn Somalia for a three-day visit and called on Somali leaders to hasten implementation of security sector More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Urges South Sudan’s Rivals to End War

Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has asked rival groups in war-torn South Sudan to convey a conclusion to the emergency in Africa's most youthful country. Museveni airplane touched base More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Uganda Army Brigadier Kyanda Replaced as UPDF Chief of Staff

Uganda army replaced Brigadier Leopold Kyanda as UPDF Chief of Staff. According to a military source, Brigadier Kyanda has been sent to India to receive further training. Brigadier Kyanda was replaced by More...

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