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Recent articles by Risdel:

Gen Muhoozi tells UPDF soldiers in Somalia not to relax during

The al-Shabaab has always targeted African Union troops during the festive season in December → Read More

UPDF to recruit 4,000 soldiers

He said the process is intended to replace thousands of soldiers who have retired. → Read More

Uganda border closed as protests rock DRC towns

At least 27 people were killed by rebels on Wednesday in Beni, bringing the number of deaths to 107 since November 5 → Read More

U.S ambassador meets UPDF chiefs as she prepares for departure

Ms Malac is leaving Uganda early next year and will be replaced by Natalie E. Brown, the current U.S Chief of Mission of the United States Embassy in Eritrea → Read More

UPDF rejects call for joint military operation in DRC

The plan to have the joint military offensive against the armed groups was proposed by DRC government and supported by Rwanda but the other countries were reluctant to endorse the move. → Read More

UPDF moots policy to see all fit Ugandans serve in the army

All able- bodied Ugandans are duty-bound to come to service in the security of the country when need arises → Read More

MPs query Shs80 billion mineral survey deal

The MPs say it is a dirty deal and should be rejected → Read More

Kagame calls off EAC Summit

Rwanda’s state minister for East African Community Affairs, Olivier Nduhungirehe, yesterday denied the meeting was called off because of the current friction between Rwanda and Uganda → Read More

Igad tells Kiir, Machar to form govt in 60 days

The agency says 60 days are more appropriate to avoid any risk of missing deadlines due to upcoming holidays. → Read More

UPDF creates force to protect Rwenzori region

According to a statement issued by the army on Wednesday, the fully-fledged Division will have its headquarters at Muhooti Barracks, Kabarole District → Read More

South African military students visit graves of ANC fighters in

Uganda People’s Defence Forces on Tuesday said the officers paid a visit to the fallen ANC freedom fighters also known as Umkonto we Sizwe → Read More

Museveni opens first ever Uganda-DRC business forum as President

The two countries are expected to discuss ways of increasing the volume of trade between them → Read More

South Sudan’s Kiir, Machar meet Museveni in Entebbe

The deadline for the formation of this government, in which Dr Machar will serve as first vice president, has already been delayed once and is now set for November 12 → Read More

Top American General warns Al-Shabaab

Gen Stephen Townsend who commands U.S military operations in Africa with headquarters in Germany, is visiting the horn of Africa → Read More

Gen Elwelu visits Ugandan troops in Somalia

Gen Elwelu was the first commander of Uganda’s troops in Somalia in 2007 → Read More

Kagame replaces army boss, foreign affairs minister

Gen Nyamvumba has been appointed the Minister of Internal Security. Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Richard Sezibera has also been replaced by Dr Vincent Biruta → Read More

Police to deploy more officers in Somalia

They will serve under the Formed Police Unit, increasing the number of Ugandan officers in Somalia to more than 300 → Read More

UPDF captain who commanded military raid at Makerere arrested

UPDF spokesperson, Brig Richard Karemire, said on Friday that Capt Ronald Lubeera is currently detained at Makindye military barracks → Read More

MPs visit UPDF marine unit in Somalia

The legislators are in the company of the State Minister for Defence Col Charles Engola → Read More

Urban Crime: How city gangs operate

The group members enlisted through the underworld connections operate through pseudo names → Read More