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11:13
11:13

Residents Abandon Villages in Kotido as Forceful Disarmament Intensifies UPDF 1 2

Local leaders in Kotido say that the residents have evacuated their homes and moved to sother sub counties to live with relatives, friends or in-laws for fear of being subjected to forceful disarmament that is currently on going in the sub region. Others have taken refuge in Kotido town, leaving only the elderly, the disabled and local council officials in the villages.
07:34
07:34

3rd Division Court Martial Sentences 248 over Illegal Possession of Fire arms UPDF

The convicts have been sent to serve different deterrent sentences in various government prisons where they will be rehabilitated.
19:46
19:46

Sixteen Arrested in Moroto Over Cattle Rustling UPDF 2

The 16 were apprehended today, Sunday in Nadunget Sub County during a peaceful identification exercise for over 1,700 impounded cattle from Kodonyo and Napar-Kwangan parishes in Lopuyo Sub County, Moroto district.
06:54
06:54

UPDF to Probe LDU Recruitment Exercise , Flavia byekwaso 2 1

Brig. Flavia Byekwaso, the UPDF Spokesperson says that they have received several complaints from Nakasongola, Kole, Butaleja and Butambala districts where some of the applicants were not recruited.
07:20
07:20

Victoria University Vice Chancellor Arrested for Spying on Uganda UPDF 1 1

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF Spokesperson Brig. Flavia Byekwaso says that Muganga was arrested by a joint security force team last evening from the Victoria University offices in Kampala. She, however, dismissed reports that Muganga had been kidnapped.
21:46
21:46

Moroto-Kotido Road Secured After Series of Attacks -UPDF karimojong warriors 1 2

The public has expressed fear about the safety and security situation on some of the roads following ambushes against civilians and security personnel. One of the attacks claimed the life of Abraham Lomongin, a former worker with UNICEF who was shot dead around Rikitae in Kotido just after Toror hills.
08:19
08:19

82 Warriors Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearms UPDF

The 82 are part of the over 200 warriors arrested during the cordon and search operations in Karamoja where 58 guns and over 300 ammunition have been recovered. The operation started last month.
12:51
12:51

UPDF Issues Shoot to Kill Orders Against Armed Warriors Resisting Disarmament 1 2 Top story

Brigadier Balikundembe issued the orders on Saturday during the official launch of the cordon and search operations in Nabilatuk, Amudat and Nakapiripirit districts.
15:30
15:30

200 Detained For Illegal Possession of Firearms in Karamoja UPDF 1 1 Top story

The 3rd Division Spokesperson, Captain Edrin Mawanda, says that some of the suspects were captured during combat while others were arrested based on intelligence reports indicating that they have illegal firearms, which is a capital offence and attracts a long sentence if found guilty.
06:20
06:20

UPDF Officer Interrogated Over Natete Bar Shooting Incident 1 1

Brig. Flavia Byekwaso the UPDF spokesperson has said that so far a UPDF officer at the rank of Major attached to CMI has been interrogated over the incident.
16:41
16:41

Seven Killed in Attack on UPDF Detach in Zombo District 1

The detach located in Zeu forest was attacked by unknown gunmen on Friday morning at around 6:00 am.
15:32
15:32

UPDF Impounds 12 Lorryfuls of Suspected Stolen Cows 3rd updf division 1

The 12 lorries are being held at Nakapiripirit Central Police Station where the animals are being inspected as the communities in Lorengedwat in Napak district where a recent raid was reported are being called to come and try to identify their animals.
17:16
17:16

Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 1 2

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.
15:18
15:18

Museveni Promotes Senior Army Officers Flavia Byekwaso 1

According to a statement released on Tuesday by the Defence Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the five officers have been promoted to the ranks of Brigadier General and Major General respectively.
10:54
10:54

General Katumba: I have no Clue Why i was Targeted UPDF 1 Top story

"I had surgery last evening and one of the bullets was removed. However, because of how the other bullet affected my arteries, it was not removed, and the doctors will advise on the way forward,” General Katumba posted on his Twitter account.
09:26
09:26

UPDF MPS Defend Role in Parliament Security 4 1

Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) newly elected representatives in Parliament have defended their stay in Parliament saying they will play a key role in developing policies related to security.
12:07
12:07

Gen Elwelu Unremorseful About Rwenzururu Palace Events UPDF 4 1

The police and military agencies have been repeatedly accused of killing more than 100 people in November 2016, when their forces descended on the Rwenzururu Palace, at the climax of long-standing tension, between the government of Uganda and the Rwenzururu Kingdom, the home of the ethnic Bakonzo community.
10:35
10:35

Five People Killed, Two Guns Recovered During UPDF Operation in Kotido cattle raids 1

The search was conducted in the kraals of Naregai village when UPDF followed cattle raiders who attacked kraals in Nadunget Sub County, Moroto district on Wednesday. The cattle were recovered from the kraals in Rikitai in Kotido district on Thursday.
19:44
19:44

UPDF holds Busoga United to Goalless Draw match 2 1 Top story

The UPDF FC head coach, Kefa Kisala said that some players who declined to play as substitutes tactically disorganized his team. He, however, said that he was contented with the day’s results.
16:54
16:54

PM Rugunda Ordered to Explain Security Brutality Against Journalists updf 3 1

Parliament has also directed Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to give a statement on the continued attacks on journalists by security officers in the country.
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