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Brig Byekwaso Takes Over as UPDF Spokesperson

Brig Flavia Byekwaso has on Friday taken over as the Uganda People’s Defense Forces spokesperson, a position previously occupied by Brig Richard Karemire. Karemire was...

UPDF Soldier Who Killed Three Family Members in Gulu Arrested

A Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier named Geoffrey Okello who is accused of shooting four people, three of whom died has been arrested....

CONFIRMED: Female Pilot Maj. Naomi Karungi Killed in UPDF Plane Crash

Female pilot Maj. Naomi Karungi has been confirmed as one of the two UPDF officers who perished in the ranger jet crash in Gomba. According...

UPDF Release Re-Arrested Kaweesi Murder Suspects

The army has Monday afternoon released four suspects in the case of the murder of former Police Spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Yusuf Nyanzi, Jibril...

UPDF Speaks Out on Re-Arrest of Kaweesi Murder Suspects

The army has come out to comment on the re-arrest of suspected murderers of former police spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The suspects were grabbed...

UPDF Speaks Out on Nansana Accident

The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has denied that the suspected security personnel who hit a taxi driver with a hoe in Nansans was...

Four UPDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia

Four Uganda People’s Defendce Force (UPDF) soldiers under the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) were reportedly killed and six injured in an Alshabaab...

UPDF Speaks Out on Deployment at Kayihura’s Home

Uganda’s army has refuted reports its officers besieged the home of the country’s police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. There were media reports Thursday evening that...

UPDF: 12 Ugandan Soldiers Killed, Seven Injured in Somalia

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has issued a second statement opening up on the numbers of those injured and killed in a Somali...
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South Sudan Calls for International Support to Hold General Elections

South Sudan has called for international support to enable it hold free and fair elections, saying peaceful transfer of power was the only way to...

Gen Muhoozi Negotiates Release of Arrested SFC Soldier from Rwanda

Commander of Land Forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has returned to Kampala from a successful trip to...

Salva Kiir Orders Immediate Integration of SPLM-IO Kitgwang Forces into SSPDF

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has directed immediate integration of the armed opposition (SPLM/A-IO) splinter faction forces led by former chief of staff,  Gen....

Grief as Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile Dies

Bank of Uganda governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime has died. Mutebile, 72, died on Sunday morning at Nairobi Hospital in Kenya where he has been admitted...

Revelers Will Need Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination to Attend Concerts

Persons who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, will not be allowed to attend musical shows and concerts when the entertainment industry reopens next week. The...