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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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Defence Ministry to Design Resettlement Policy for Veterans

The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs has elaborated on a policy framework to address the country’s veterans from as far back as the 1960s to date. This was announced during the sensitization exercise at Ntungamo District local Government Headquarters, by the Minister of State for Defence and Veteran Affairs in

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Museveni Embarks on Nation-wide Visits to UPDF Barracks

President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda Armed forces has embarked on nation-wide on-spot working visits to UPDF Barracks. Museveni will be interacting with officers and men over their welfare issues including Housing, Education for their Children, Health facilities at stations and income-generating activities for

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Gov’t Ministries Partner to Support Military Veterans

State Minister for Defence and Veteran Affairs, Bright Rwamirama together with the Ministers of Teso, Northern Uganda, Luwero/ Rwenzori region, and Bunyoro Region met on Wednesday (February 27th) and agreed to address issues of veteran affairs jointly. During the meeting held at Postel Building on Clement Hill Road, which also houses

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