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13:00
13:00

UPDF Officers Sentenced for Torturing Civilians 2 1

The Division Spokesperson, Maj. Charles Kabona says Lt. Denis Gumisiriza and his co-accused were deployed in Kyarenga, Ruborogota sub-county in Isingiro district to enforce the Health Ministry Covid19 preventive guidelines and presidential directives.
11:51
11:51

Trial of Soldiers Who Assaulted Mityana LCV Chairperson Suspended UPDF

According to UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Major Bilal Katamba the trial was postponed because of eid-el adhuha celebrations. He, however, says that another date will be fixed.
11:54
11:54

UPDF Engineers Complete First Phase of Buhinga Stadium Construction UNRA 1

Eng Besigye Bekunda, the head of the engineering Brigade, says the major task they had to accomplish in the first phase was the construction of the perimeter wall around the stadium and they have completed it.
10:37
10:37

Open Court Martial to Try Soldiers for Assaulting Mityana LC 5 Chairperson UPDF 4 1 Top story

Gen. Kavuma revealed that it is for this reason that the suspects will stand trial in an open court martial in Mityana town to restore public confidence in the force.
19:52
19:52

LDU Personnel Handed Life Sentence for Murder UPDF 4 3 Top story

The LDU, Thomas Jolly Opoka was found guilty of murdering a 65-year-old resident of Amati parish in Oyam District. The deceased was identified as Francis Ogwang Munu, a member of the village COVID- 19 task force, who was allegedly assaulted to death during an operation to enforce night-curfew on June 27.
22:49
22:49

Fire Guts Nile Agro Factory Again UPDF 3 2

A huge cloud of smoke coupled with a sharp flame was visible from all corners of the Jinja Central Business district which attracted crowds to gather around the factory gate. The crowd was later dispersed by UPDF personnel who tasked them to vacate the premises immediately.
17:30
17:30

UPDF Recovers 4,000 cattle, 69 Illegal Arms in Karamoja Operations cattle raids 2

The 3rd Division Spokesman Maj. Peter Mugisa says that the UPDF registered the success from January to date when they stepped up the disarmament program alongside operations against cattle raids. The disarmament followed an outcry over raids that threatened the peace in Karamoja.
11:03
11:03

Lira Municipal Authorities to Relocate Traders UPDF 3

Brigadier Michael Kabango, the Uganda People’s Defense Forces 5th Division Commander said that the continued congestion at Lira Produce Lane and the Bus Park contravenes with the social distancing guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to curtail to spread of coronavirus.
15:46
15:46

Only 40 People to Attend Kasirye Ggwanga's Funeral-UPDF 1 1 Top story

UPDF Deputy Spokesperson, Lt. Col Deo Akiiki says only a few people will be cleared to attend the funeral in line with the Covid-19 preventive guidelines instituted by Ministry of Health.
10:36
10:36

69 Quarantined in Magamaga Military Barracks team 1

Capt. George Musinguzi, the UPDF spokesperson in Busoga sub-region says that the contacts have been grouped basing on their closeness with the victim during her stay at the barracks in order to ease monitoring by the standby health team stationed in the barracks premises.
08:27
08:27

Moroto LC III Chairperson Finally Buried After Six Month's Deadlock UPDF 2 2 Top story

David Pulkol, who represented the deceased’s family, said he was happy with the level of cooperation UPDF has exhibited and pleaded for justice to prevail.
10:42
10:42

Two Arrested Over Death of UPDF Sergeant in Magamaga security 1 1 Top story

Emoding was killed over the weekend and his body dumped on railway slippers in Magamaga trading centre, Mayuge district. His lifeless body was found with wounds on the neck, hands and legs.
14:30
14:30

Two Guns Recovered from Suspected Karimojong Warriors disarmament 2 1

The gun from Kaabong was recovered from a suspected Jie warrior who was killed in a fight between the UPDF and cattle raiders in Narengepak in Kathile Sub County this week.
12:01
12:01

Body of UPDF Officer Killed in Kasese Floods Recovered 2 2

Captain Fredrick Sonko the 222 mountain brigade spokesperson told URN reporter on Thursday that the body was recovered at Kamukumbi, adding that it has since been transported to Bwera General hospital for a postmortem.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines UPDF 2 3

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
07:55
07:55

Army Warns Karimojong Warriors over Attacks on Military Installations UPDF 2 1

The warning comes just days after suspected Karimojong Warriors attacked Uganda Wildlife Authority barracks at Moru-alokwamgat, in Panyangara Sub County, Kotido district, and made off with three guns and unspecified number of ammunition.
15:10
15:10

UPDF Rebuilds Key Infrastructures Ruined by Floods in Rwenzori Region Ecweru 2 2

The State Minister for Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru who was in Kasese to assess the damage said the ministry had requested m the 222 Mountain Infantry Brigade of the UPDF to come in and aid in re-establishing key infrastructures that were destroyed. In the short run, the force will be desilting and re-organize Kilembe Mines Hospital.
15:43
15:43

Fuel Siphoning Frustrates Efforts to Minimize Contact Between Truck Drivers, Highway Communities police spokesperson 1 5 Top story

“As a community, we feel it is not safe for us but, we can’t do anything about it because those engaged in this business are powerful people. These youths plant Jerry cans in front of our shops and whenever trucks make stop overs. An average of 10 boys gather to interact with the drivers as they siphon fuel,” he said.
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