Uganda And Israel Sign Memorandum Of Understanding On Defence Cooperation

Uganda and the Government of Israel have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Defence Cooperation at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala.   The agreement renews and strengthens the existing historical relationship between the two countries on matters concerning defence, security, and welfare, among others.   The Ministry…

UPDF Passes Out Combat Engineers

Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) has today passed out students who successfully completed the Engineer Officer Basic Course (EOBC) Intake 03/22 and Engineer Senior Non-Commissioned Officer’s (Engr SNCOs) Course Intake 01/22 at Kalama School of Combat Engineering. While officiating at the closure of the joint pass out ceremony and commissioning of new buildings, the Chief…

Promotions And Appointments In UPDF

H.E the President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has promoted and appointed Senior UPDF Officers as follows:   Colonel Paul Muhanguzi promoted to Brigadier General and appointed Second Infantry Division – Second in Command. Colonel Peter Akankunda promoted to Brigadier General and appointed First Infantry Division – Second in Command.…

Uganda’s Defence And Veteran Affairs Minister Holds Bilateral Talks With Egyptian Delegation

The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs Hon. Vincent Ssempijja has hosted a delegation from National Service Projects Organisations (NSPO) of Egypt at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs (MODVA) Headquarters in Mbuya. The NSPO in Egypt is an equivalent of the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) in Uganda. The closed-door meeting discussed issues of…

Promotions And Confirmation Of Ranks In UPDF

H.E the President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has promoted 469 and confirmed 28 Senior and Junior officer ranks of the UPDF as follows:   Col           David Tweheyo                             –        Brig Gen Col           Silver Changa Muhwezi                 –        Brig Gen Lt col           Tom Musoke Buwembo              –        Col…