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UPDF,Algerian Security Officials Sign MoU With Focus On Counterterrorism

The Republic of Uganda and the Peoples’ Democratic Republic of Algeria will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at opening avenues for the continued sharing of advanced technologies, and training opportunities and establishing a legal framework for cooperation between the two countries. This was disclosed during a meeting between the Ministry of Defence and…


UPDF Rehabilitates Over 50 Rescued Abductees, Hands Them To FARDC In Eastern DRC

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) have returned 50 abductees, comprising 44 females and 6 males, to the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). These individuals were previously held captive by the notorious Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in Eastern DRC. The handover ceremony took place in Kasindi, North Kivu Province, with Major…


Joint Security Taskforce Intensifies Operations Ahead Of NAM Summit In Kampala

In preparation for the upcoming NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) summit, the Uganda police force, in collaboration with various security agencies, has recently established a state-of-the-art command centre at Speke Resort Monyonyo. This command centre will serve as the nerve center for ensuring the safety and security of the esteemed delegates who have already begun to arrive…


Tears As UPDF Confiscates Over 550 Illegal Fishermen’s Net

The Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) has impounded a total of 550 illegal fishing nets and immature Nile patches weighing 100 kilogrammes as a way of fighting illegal fishing in Kalungu and Mpigi districts. In an operation carried out on January 4, 2024, Lieutenant Lauben Ndifuna, the unit’s spokesperson, stated that many illegalities were impounded, including…


UPDF Reforms 75 Former ADF Combatants, Defectors

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) have rehabilitated 75 Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) ex-combatants (captives and defectors) from the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following a heightened Operation Shuuja. The remarks were made by the Defence spokesperson, Brig Gen. Felix Kulayigye, through a press release on January 5, 2024. According to Kulayigye, the Chieftaincy…

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