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UPDF Sends 1,800 Soldiers to Somalia

The Ugandan army has sent 1,822 Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers to war-torn Somalia. The soldiers were flagged off to join the Amisom keeping mission forces in Somalia. The group will pitch camp at Arabisca, some 32km from Aden Bullpen Airport in Lower Shebelle. The troops were sent on the heels of an

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Gen Muhoozi to AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries: Our Engagement in Somalia is Temporary

In a bid to stabilize Somalia and ensure the possibility of creating a strong post African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) era, Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, has called upon Troop Contributing Countries to the AMISOM to collectively come up with strategies that

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