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16:35
16:35

UPDF Soldier Knocked Dead in Jinja City police station

A soldier who declined to be named says that they gave their colleague first aid and rushed him to hospital, but he bled profusely and succumbed to the injuries on arrival. "We cleaned the wounds and rushed Oyet to Jinja hospital however, he lost a lot of blood and we lost him," he says.
20:48
20:48

Civilians on the Spot For Assaulting Soldiers UPDF 4 1

“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.
07:22
07:22

Academy Commander Calls for Renovation of Training Facilities soldier 2 1

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.
13:00
13:00

Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
11:37
11:37

Spouses of UPDF Officers to Receive Development Funds Uganda 1 1

While presiding over the end of year CDF party on Friday at the Jinja UPDF cantonment, Muhoozi says that 100 million Shillings per will be given to each UPDF division to boost the associations.
12:32
12:32

USA Trains UPDF in Civil Military Operations team 2 1

The Officers are being equipped with skills in observance of human rights of children, women, journalists and other special groups during peace support operations both within and outside the country.
14:53
14:53

UPDF Officer's Body Recovered deceased 1

Ouma's body was cited on Friday by fishermen and was retrieved from the river by the army.
19:12
19:12

UPDF Soldier Shoots Colleague Dead, Commits Suicide Jinja 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that the two soldiers attached to the marine brigade have been engaged in endless arguments, after Ouma refused to grant Katusiime a pass leave.
14:47
14:47

Poor Implementation of Military Principles Affecting UPDF-Brig. Kyazze education 2 1

Kyazze noted that most soldiers train in various courses but fail to implement the skills in their daily activities, which undermines professionalism of the force.
15:11
15:11

Woman Stabs UPDF Lover to Death police 3 1

Vincent Irama, the Jinja Central Police Commander, says eyewitnesses told him that the suspect left the scene of crime when Mujuni was already dead and ran to police to cover up the crime.
18:33
18:33

UPDF Soldier Held Over Gun Misuse police 1 1 Top story

Mukungu, who claims to have returned from a Peace Keeping Mission in the Democratic of Congo-DRC, is accused of using his firearm to terrorize residents. His arrest comes a week after Soo Jun, the manager of Skyfat Leather industries lost Shillings 15 million to thugs at gun point in rock village.
10:09
10:09

UPDF to Promote Physical Fitness Training jinja 2

Maj. Gen. James Nakibus Lakara, the Commandant of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Center-URDCC who represented the Chief of Defense Forces, urged the trainees to train their colleagues on the health benefits of physical fitness without hesitation.
10:27
10:27

Army Wants Retirement Age Increased country 1 1 Top story

According to Mbadi, they also want parliament to review the compensation for disability attained in service and the time they retire after sustaining injuries and pension given to low ranking officers.
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