Updf News

UPDF: We Budgeted for Newly Promoted Officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces-Updf will not require a supplementary budget to pay the salaries of more than 2000 newly promoted officers, URN has learnt.

The Independent , Uganda 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

You can report me to God, Rukutana tells Bamugemereire

A gun totting Uganda People’s Defence Force (Updf) soldier, No 095301, Corporal Julius Katuriba, held Bamugemereire and commissioners, Joyce Habasa, Dr Rose Nakayi and Fredrick Ruhindi at gun point and ordered them and other people including journalists to move away from the quarter guard of a residential building he was guarding.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Police Foils Dp Rally In Jinja

Anti-riot Police and Updf soldiers were deployed to codon off the venue in order to deter any one from going ahead with organising the rally.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Report: Uganda under military grip

The Updf is accused of taking over the mandate of the police in breach of the Constitution.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Janet order on ‘backdoor’ admissions brings change

How do you expect someone with aggregate 16 to match the competition of those you have admitted?” Mbamanya revealed how ministry officials would justify the corruption of the selection process by claiming “that these are children of officers serving outside the country like in embassies and Updf officers on certain missions”.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019


Updf band members play music during the piping ceremony.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Former Flying Squad boss rearrested

Muhangi was on Tuesday afternoon picked by soldiers of Uganda People's Defence Forces (Updf) outside Court Martial premises in Makindye and forced onto military double cabin before being whisked away to unknown place.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

Fracas as Karamoja wins ULGA seat

A Updf solider tries to ask ULGA members to calm down (Photo by Eddie Ssejoba) A Updf solider tries to ask ULGA members to calm down (Photo by Eddie Ssejoba) Trouble started when Mutabaazi called off the election for the post of the presidency declaring that Lamonyang had sailed through unopposed.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

'Powerless' High court rejects former MP Kipoi's bail application

Last year Kipoi was arraigned in the Military Court together with six soldiers of the Uganda People's Defense Forces (Updf) for offenses related security.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 19, 2019