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10:11
10:11

Police to Implement Annual Promotions to Enhance Staff Development area 1 1

Speaking at the piping ceremony of newly promoted police air wing personnel in Jinja city on Wednesday, Omoding highlighted the need for officers to progress in their ranks and avoid stagnation, even as they gain experience and seniority in their respective roles.
09:01
09:01

Brig Byekwaso Takes Over as URDCC Chief of Staff UPDF 1 2

Brig. Byekwaso's appointment as chief of staff marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first female military officer to hold such a position within the UPDF.
13:34
13:34

Armed Forces Tipped on Observance of Human Rights in Security Operations law 2 3

The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
12:45
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Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom operation 1 3

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.
16:41
16:41

Traffic Police Intensify Operations in Albertine region 1

The police spokesperson for the Albertine region, Julis Allan Hakiza, in an interview with URN, explains that police would arrest drivers and cyclists who will be found in violation of stipulated traffic regulations.
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17:55

CDF Calls for Joint Military Operations to End Instability Uganda 3 1

This years’ exercise has attracted 60 participants from the countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Kenya, whereas first-timers, South Sudan presented 13 participants.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
20:18
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IGP Orders Release of 'Idle and Disorderly' Suspects district 1 Top story

“By copy, hereof, the Executive Director Kampala City Council Authority is also asked to comply with the directive of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda,” Ochola directs. ‘Idle and disorderly’ laws form part of what are usually referred to as ‘vagrancy laws.’
17:58
17:58

Japanese Instructors to Equip UPDF with Engineering Skills Uganda 1 3 Top story

Kameda says Japan has extended aid worth US$ 70 million to different African countries with the aim of purchasing heavy road machinery and offering training skills.
12:32
12:32

USA Trains UPDF in Civil Military Operations team 1 2

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.
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19:46

UPDF Officers Trained in Firearm Maintenance and Logistics Mayuge 1 2

The officers were equipped with skills in repairing small guns like pistols, AK-47, and other fighter riffles during peace support operations and wartime periods. The trained officers carry the mandate of safeguarding firearms in the different armoury where they shall be deployed by their respective commanders.
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10:26

Police Officers to Undergo Training in Management Skills crime 3 1

While finalizing his tour within Busoga sub-region in Iganga district on Friday, Ochola says that some officers have abandoned the core values of the institution which range from observance of human rights, and teamwork, which have affected the institution’s public image.
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14:47

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

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.
14:18
14:18

EAC States Asked to Embrace Joint Military Trainings UPDF 1 2

Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 64 officers who underwent a four months’ instructors’ course of intake 30/2019, at junior command and Staff College in Jinja district on Saturday, Byarugaba argues that, joint trainings contribute to brotherhood within the forces that will selflessly lookout for their neighbours when cases of insecurity arise.
14:48
14:48

US Army Asked to Support UPDF in Civil Military Operations uganda 1 3

Brig. Innocent Oula said that the UPDF needs a training of trainers course in civil-military operations and disaster management which will boost the forces capability to extend the same to its troops handling peace support operations.
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Three Ugandan Terror Suspects Arrested in Mozambique terrorist 1 Top story

The suspects, who were found in possession of Ugandan documents, appeared on Monday at a media briefing that was carried live by TVM, the national broadcaster of Mozambique.
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