The suspected rebels include Corporal Victor Batal, 45, and Augustine Yakal, 21, all residents of Morobo County, Central Equatorial Province in South Sudan. Batal was arrested from Small London in Koboko District while Yakal from Busia in November 2020.
In a December 9th, 2020 letter to the Chief Executive Officer Google Inc, an American international company specializing in Internet services and products, UCC says the listed YouTube channels violate Ugandan laws. According to the letter, the continued broadcast by the channels might cause economic sabotage and compromise Uganda’s national security.
The Council decided to maintain the overall force levels of UNMISS with a troop ceiling of 17,000 troops. This includes a Regional Protection Force whose capacity will not exceed 4,000, troops and 2,101 police personnel, including individual police officers, formed police units and 78 corrections officers.