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Brig Micheal Kabango Takes Over Command of AMISOM Sector One

Brig Michael Kabango has taken over UPDF Sector One Command from Brig Paul Lokech after a one-year AMISOM tour of duty. The function was presided over by Maj Gen Peter Elwelu, the UPDF Commander Land Forces (CLF). Maj Gen Peter Elwelu commended Brig Lokech for a job well done during his one-year

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Uganda Troops Awarded African Union Medals for Contribution Towards Peace in Somalia

The Uganda Battle Group XXIII peacekeeping troops have been awarded medals and certificates at a colorful ceremony organized at the Uganda Contingent Headquarters in Mogadishu-Somalia. The awarding ceremony followed Uganda Battle Group XXIII (BGXX111) end of one year tour of duty in Somalia since 01 JAN 2018 under the command of

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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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