Battle Hardened Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe Leaves Karamoja For National Defence College – Uganda

The 3 Division Commander of Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe has left office as he prepares to undergo a strategic course at the National Defence College – Uganda. Gen Balikudembe who commanded and controlled the Division covering greater Eastern Uganda since 2019, is among the Generals and Senior Officers who were…

“You Are The Eyes And Ears That Engender Effective Security Decisions,” Gen Mbadi Tells NCOs

A total of 305 Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) have today graduated after a 6-month Basic Intelligence Course at the Military Intelligence School Migyera in Nakasongola District.   Officiating at the pass-out ceremony, the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadi noted that institutions like the UPDF need an extension of…

UPDF Serving Under ATMIS Celebrates Eid-Al-Fitir, Donates To Somali IDPs

More than thirty homesteads from Bilkeir Internally Displaced Peoples’ camp today have shared consumables for use during Eid Al Fitr celebrations. Items included goats, rice, sugar, cooking oil, liquid soap and others donated by Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) serving under ATMIS (African Union Transition Mission in Somalia) at Marine Gate in Mogadishu city.  …

Uganda Contingent Donates Food Items To Rutshuru Muslim Community In Eastern DRC

Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces operating under the East African Community Regional Force (UGACON-EACRF) for peacekeeping mission has today donated food items to the vulnerable community of Rutshuru territory ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival.   The Uganda Contingent in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) delivered Ramadan food packages to the Muslim Communities in a…

President Museveni Commissions First Overhauled Russian Helicopter In Africa

Uganda’s President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) H.E Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today presided over the commissioning into flight of the first overhauled Russian helicopter (MI 24) on the African continent South of the Sahara. The ceremony happened at Proheli International Services Limited MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul)…