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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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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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Army Impounds Over 5 Boats Over Lack of Life Jackets, Passengers Arrested

The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has impounded over 5 boats for overloading and lack of life jackets for passengers. The boats were impounded in a military crackdown at Masese landing site in Jinja. This followed the national tragedy that struck the country weeks back when a boat (MV Templer) capsized on

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Gun wielding men who brutalized Yusuf Kawooya charged in army court, detained at Makindye. Courtesy Photo

Yusuf Kawooya Tormentors Arrested, Charged in Army Court, Detained

Uganda's army has arrested and tried five men who brutally arrested Democratic Party (DP) mobilizer Yusuf Kawooya on Colville Street. Available reports indicate that the suspects appeared before the disciplinary court on Saturday. They have since been detained at Makindye Military Barracks. Some of the men have been identified as Daniel Senkungu, Moses

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