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Kiir Commends Museveni as Uganda, South Sudan Army Propose Joint Training

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has lauded President Yoweri Museveni for the continued support accorded to the war-ravaged, youngest nation on the continent. Kiir, in a message delivered to Museveni by South Sudanese army chief of general staff, General James Ajonga Mawut commended Museveni for the solidarity he has shown for

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Brig. Taban Kyabihende is Dead

Sad news reaching us indicates that UPDF officer Brig. Geoffrey Kyabihende ‘Taban’ (RO/00094) is dead. The veteran National Resistance Army (NRA)/ UPDF officer succumbed to Cancer at Nakasero Hospital, where he was admitted last week. Brig. Kyabihende was the the Deputy Commander of the 3rd Battalion that captured Kampala in 1986. By the

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Uganda, Italy Move to Strengthen Military Ties

HE. Domenico Fornara, the Ambassador of Italy to Uganda, has today 21st June, 2017 paid a courtesy call on Gen David Muhoozi the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF)  Chief of Defence Forces (CDF). The meeting took place in Kampala. The two principals shared ideas on current challenge of refugees in the country

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Museveni Warns Kayihura, Muhoozi on Torture of Suspects

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has spoken out on the torture of suspects in the murder case of the country’s police publicist, driver and body guard two months ago. Last week, graphic images of a tortured Kamwenge mayor and suspect in the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi circulated on local media,

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Govt Dares Besigye to Publish Names of UPDF Officers who “Back” Him

Government has told opposition chief and four-time presidential candidate DR Kizza Besigye to publish names of soldiers who support him. Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson, told journalists at the Media Centre in Kampala on Wednesday said that Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate in the 2016 presidential polls has

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VERBATIM: HRW Urges Uganda to Investigate Kasese Killings

 Palace Attack Deaths Underreported; at Least 15 Children Still Missing  Killings by Ugandan military and police during joint operations in Kasese, western Uganda on November 26-27, 2016, warrant an independent, impartial fact-finding mission with international expertise, Human Rights Watch said today. On the bloodiest day, scores of people, including children, were

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