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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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Army Clarifies on Number of UPDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia as 4 Bodies Are Returned

04 bodies of UPDF soldiers that died on the Sunday fateful day while serving under AMISOM in Somalia have today arrived at Entebbe Air Force Base. On arrival at Entebbe Air Force Base, the 04 fallen soldiers aboard an AMISOM chartered plane were received by Deputy Commander Land Forces Maj Gen

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Bobi Wine: Uganda, Burundi Using Deployment in Somalia to Cover Up Human Rights Violations

As the bodies of the gallant UPDF soldiers who died in a brutal ambush in Somalia return home and as the country mourns them, I wish to join other Ugandans in conveying heartfelt condolences to their families and the UPDF family generally. Soldiers put their lives on the line and at

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Bodies of Ugandan Soldiers Killed in Somalia Arrive on Wednesday

Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs Adolf Mwesigye has told Parliament that the 12 bodies of UPDF soldiers killed in an Al-Shabaab ambush on Sunday in Somalia will be brought back home tomorrow. The remains of the fallen soldiers will land at Entebbe International Airport tomorrow at 13:30 (1:30pm) local time,

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FULL SPEECH: What Museveni said at Somalia Conference in London  

  Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addressed the Somalia Conference in London on May 11, 2017. Uganda is one of the nations contributing forces to the joint regional troops attempting to pacify the war-ravaged horn of Africa nation. In this full speech, Museveni talks this and more on Somalia. Excellencies Heads of

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Kenyatta Moves to Lift Morale of Kenyan Troops in Somalia

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday made a historic visit to Somalia, meeting Kenyan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia at Dhobley Military Camp. The Commander-in-Chief, dressed in military fatigue, met KDF and thanked them for their sacrifice and service to their motherland. It was President Kenyatta’s first visit

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