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Officer Who Commanded Raids on Makerere Arrested

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces has arrested a police commander who commanded the raids on Makerere University.  According to the army spokesperson, Brig. Richard Karemire, Capt. Richard Lubeere has been arrested and detained at Makindye military police headquarters as investigations into the matter start. Karemire says a board of inquiry has been

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Uganda to Host East African Community Military Training

Over 360 Personnel from the military, police, prisons, immigrations and key civilian stakeholders from all the six East African Partner States will participate in a joint military training exercise in Jinja, Uganda from 4th – 17th November 2019. According to army spokesperson Brig Richard Karemire, the Objectives of the 12th Edition

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New Police Recruits to Get Military Training

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga has revealed that over 5000 police recruits are receiving three months military training in Kabalye Police Training School in Masindi. The training is tailored to equip them with skills in handling paramilitary situations. “Tough times usually come up abruptly and to handle such tasks in areas like

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First Son Gen. Muhoozi Warns “Enemies of Uganda”

The Senior Presidential Adviser on Special Operations Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba has sounded a warning to elements that harbor intentions of attacking Uganda to take caution saying they will have a “bad day.” “I can assure whoever even thinks of messing with Uganda will get a very bad day.,” Gen. Muhoozi

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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 Kalyango, Joshua Kyambadde and Yusuf Mugerwa had been released on bail by Justice Lydia Mugambe of the High Court International Crimes Division before being arrested by

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Otafiire: Army Will Defend ‘People Power’ Phrase from Bobi Wine Misuse 

Justice and constitutional affairs minister Gen Kahinda Otafiire has said the army will protect the ‘people power’ phrase from being misused by MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his group. Welcoming members of the People Power outfit and those of largest opposition political party the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)

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“Invest wisely” – Museveni to 19 Retiring UPDF Generals

President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of Uganda Armed Forces has advised the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) retirees to invest their retirement package wisely and create a base for themselves in civilian life. The President was on Monday evening speaking at a farewell party he hosted at State House, Entebbe for

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CDF Muhoozi Applauds Retirees for distinguished service

The UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen David Muhoozi has Monday (May 27, 2019) presided over the opening of pre-retirement training at Jinja Cantonment Gadaffi Barracks. The pre-retirement training according to UPDF spokesperson Brig Richard Karemire is to prepare retirees for smooth transition to civillian life. "UPDF leadership invites consultants and

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Uganda Seeks Peaceful Coexistence With Its Neighbours – Gen Muhoozi

The UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen David Muhoozi has reiterated Uganda’s commitment to live peacefully with all its neighbours. He made the remarks on Monday while briefing a cross section of Defence Attachés and Advisors accredited to Uganda at UPDF General Headquarters – Mbuya. Gen Muhoozi's remarks come at a

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