Uganda Peoples Defence Forces News

MATHIU: Institutions the cure for disease of presidents who rule

He quickly left President Uhuru Kenyatta dangling in the wind and shifted to the Tanzanian route, possibly to curry favour with the difficult man from Dar and have a one-up on Mr Kagame.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Army deserter arrested over Shs130m robbery, 3 on the run

One of the four Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) deserters has been arrested by Flying Squad Unit (FSU) operatives over robbery of Shs130m from a cooperative savings and credit union in Rushere, Kiruhura District.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Former Flying Squad boss rearrested

On Tuesday morning, ACP Muhangi appeared before Court Martial Presided over by Lt General Andrew Gutti who released him on a non-cash bail of Shs10 million.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

COMMENT: UPDF promotions were overdue

Outstanding veteran Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) officers were promoted to the rank of full General, in preparation for retirement.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

We need to safeguard our country’s integrity

A January report by the Flying Squad Unit (FSU) reveals that criminals are using guns from security agencies to carry out robbery missions.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

UPDF assures Acholis, Madi of security

Henry Isoke said President Yoweri Museveni recently instructed the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda to constitute a team to assess the security situation in the area after receiving reports of continued attacks and clashes between the two comm...

New Vision , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

Does UPDF reflect national character of Uganda?

According to Article 208 (2), “The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces shall be non-partisan, national in character, patriotic, professional, disciplined, productive and subordinate to the civilian authority as established under this Constitution.”

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

On black kaveras in Kitgum hospital and sustainable growth

Some people in the crowd had hoped that the improvement of the children and maternity wards in their hospital would be mentioned since the weekend before it was discussed on radio, with promises made of making it better.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

UPDF soldier strangled to death, three arrested

A Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier was on Wednesday morning found dead in Gulu Municipality after reportedly being strangled by his fellow colleagues.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 13, 2019

Fishermen with illegal gear sink boats to avoid arrest, says

Fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities on Lake Victoria in Jinja and Mayuge districts have resorted to sinking their vessels or hiding them at the sight of the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), ...

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 12, 2019