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PHOTOS: Museveni Passes Out UPDF Commandos, Praises Quality of Training

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, also Commander-In-Chief of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF), has passed out UPDF commandos after undergoing a 16 months qualification course of Special Forces. This was the 4th intake of it's kind and was conducted at Butiaba Marines training School in Buliisa District. The President expressed satisfaction with

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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. The soldier is reported to have had an argument with a one Beatrice Ajok, a resident in Vanguard sub ward, Pece Division, Gulu municipality. Okello accused

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39th Tarehe Sita Celebrations to Happen in Luweero

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) has announced that it will hold its 39th Tarehe Sita celebrations in Luwero Triangle. According to Brigadier Richard Karemire, the UPDF spokesman, the celebrations will be happening in four districts of Luwero, Nakaseke, Nakasongola and Wakiso. “This area has been chosen because of the special historical

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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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