The delegates have also unanimously agreed to conduct the exercise within Jinja city between 25th,May and 7th, June 2022, as a means of according the participating countries enough time to plan for the FTX.
Geoffrey Kambere, the Commissioner for Immigration Control says that because Uganda shares water bodies with some neighbours who are victims of instabilities, its nationals are often subjected to attacks, and sometimes kidnapped and trafficked to the neighbouring countries, will little or no help at all.
The construction of the center will be funded by the Netherlands government to improve the quality of legal services offered to the military commanders of the armed forces within the East Africa community-EAC region and Southern Africa Development Community-SADC countries.
Unlike usual operations where only two traffic officers are seen manning the Nalufenya check point, today there are scores of armed Uganda People's’ Defense Forces-UPDF personnel, general duty police officers and field force police unit personnel.
“We used to have a cordial relationship with the civilians but out of nowhere, a section of youth started accusing us of fostering relationships with their girlfriends and in turn, created cliques of battering us within the trading centres which is really absurd,” he said.
Ngobi who is currently detained at Gadaffi military barracks is accused of impersonating as a chieftaincy of military intelligence-CMI personnel with an aim of defrauding unsuspecting civilians of their money.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 590 soldiers who underwent a six months’ refresher course at college on Thursday at Gadaffi Garrison in Jinja, Katemba notes that, the number of trainees continue to rise however, the training structures are yet to be renovated.
Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
While presiding over the 2020 Cultural gala at the Jinja based Senior Command and Staff College-SCSC over the weekend, Mbadi said that all cultures have some similarities, adding that people ought to seek what unites them to ensure sustainable unity.
During the event, State Minister for Veteran Affairs Lt Col Bright Rwamirama said that the joint activities conducted under the East African Community (EAC) Cooperation in Defence Affairs are enhancers of the integration of the Community. He noted that the EAC Partner States have similar security challenges that call for a joint approach to handle.