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Recent articles by Risdel:

Museveni, Kagame meet today in Angola

The talks aimed at ending the border tension between Uganda and Rwanda are being spearheaded by Angola President Joao Lourenco → Read More

Canada to send military plane, soldiers to Uganda

Canada will send a military plane with 25 soldiers to Uganda to support UN peacekeeping missions in the region, according to defence minister Harjit Sajjan → Read More

UPDF commander in Somalia visits captured area

Brig Michael Kabango has visited his troops in the newly captured town of Awdheegle in the North West of Somalia → Read More

Rwandans join East African Armed Forces meeting in Kampala

The relations between Rwanda and Uganda have been fragile after Rwanda closed its border to Ugandan cargo trucks → Read More

Why army delayed to retire top generals

The army says the retirement of the officers is determined by the UPDF Commissions and Promotions Board based on the prevailing circumstances → Read More

Tumukunde: Officers should be free to quit army

I have come to understand that, for example, the central government is not putting in enough in Kampala compared to what they pull out → Read More

Kigali reacts to arrest of Rwandans

The arrest comes two weeks after President Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame met in Angola and agreed to resolve the issues that have caused the standoff between Uganda and Rwanda → Read More

Mayiga should stop talk about coffee Bill

Mr Mayiga and Mr Vicent Ssempijja, the minister of Agriculture, have since met and sources say, agreed that coffee farmers be sensitised about the Bill → Read More

Has Museveni’s 10-point plan curbed crime?

Security officials remain optimistic about the various measures amid killings of boda boda riders and mobile money agents → Read More

Mukwano: From a shopkeeper in 1980s to regional investor

He fled to Kenya where he later started the journey to build his vast Mukwano business empire in Uganda and the region → Read More

Maj Gen Lokech appointed new Air Force Chief of Staff

Maj Gen Paul Lokech replaces Brig James Birungi who was recently appointed the commander of Special Forces → Read More

Museveni, Kagame to meet in Angola

The State minister for Regional Cooperation, Mr Philemon Mateke, said he was not aware of the meeting but said he would consult his senior minister for Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa, who was reportedly → Read More

Sudan’s military leaders meet Museveni

Gen Burhan leads a seven-member Transitional Military Council (TMC) that overthrew President Omar al- Bashir in April, following mass protests against his 30-year grip on power → Read More

Woman loses uterus after police assault

Ms Annette Nana Namata says she never thought the demonstration would cost her the womb. → Read More

Air force gets new Chief of staff

He has replaced Maj Gen James Birungi, who was recently appointed a the commander of Special Forces Command (SFC) → Read More

UPDF soldiers in Rwanda for civil-military activities

The UPDF medical team is led by Col Nelson Ahaabwe, the UPDF Deputy Director of Civil-Military Cooperation activities → Read More

Congolese flee fighting into Uganda

The commandant of Kyangwali Refugee Camp, Ms Jolly Kebirungi, said more than 150 refugees are received every day → Read More

Rwanda opposition in exile asks Kagame for dialogue

Rwanda has accused RNC of planning to destabilise the country → Read More

Muhakanizi reshuffles accounting officers

Mr Muhakanizi yesterday told Daily Monitor that some accounting officers requested to be excused and concentrate on policy issues of the ministries → Read More

New SFC commander takes office as Nabasa goes to China for training

The Special Presidential Advisor on Special Operations, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba presided over the function → Read More