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Museveni Makes Several Changes in New UPDF Reshuffle

President Yoweri Museveni has made several changes in the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), The Tower post Reports. Museveni who is the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, has appointed Brig. Stephen Kashure as the Deputy Commandant at the Senior Command and Staff College, Kimaka in Jinja in the new

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Police Speaks Out on Standoff with UPDF, ISO

Uganda Police says the arrests of its officers charged with kidnap last week, does not point to bad blood between the force and other security agencies. At the start of last week, senior police officers – including former police Special Operations Unit commander Nixon Agasiirwe and Commandant of Professional Standard Unit Joel

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UPDF Speaks Out on ‘Muhoozi Reports’ on Failure of Age Limit Removal Plot

Uganda’s army, the UPDF, has described as ‘fake news’ statements attributed to Chief of Defense Forces Gen David Muhoozi and ex-minister Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi to the effect that the plot to remove the age limit had been over powered by public resistance.   The messages shared on Facebook and Whatsapp Sunday

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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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