In A Multipolar World, Africa Can Voice Its Concerns In International Fora – General Kainerugaba

The Chief of Defence Forces, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, stated that in a multipolar world, Africa can now voice its concerns in international fora. He noted that Africa has been treated unfairly, and its issues have not been appropriately discussed, as Western states have been exploiting the continent rather than addressing its issues. “When there are…

African Union Delegation Meets With UPDF Contingent Commander In Somalia

A delegation from the African Union, led by General Cheikh Dembele, Head of the African Union’s Political Affairs, Peace and Security Department, Peace Support Operations Division, today visited the Forward Operating Base in Qoryooley, Lower Shabelle, Somalia. During the visit, General Dembele met with the UPDF Contingent Commander, Brigadier General Anthony Lukwago Mbuusi, and local…

Appointment And Promotion

H.E the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has appointed and promoted Major General Sam Kavuma to the rank of Lieutenant General and appointed new Force Commander African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) to replace Lieutenant General Samuel Okiding the newly appointed Deputy Chief of Defence Forces. The Ministry of Defence…

Recruitment Of Local Defence Personnel In Greater Rwenzori Sub-region And Areas Surrounding Kibale National Park

Following attacks in the Rwenzori Sub-region by the Allied Democratic Forces terrorists, His Excellency, the President and Commander-in-Chief has directed for the reactivation of Local Defence Structures in the areas surrounding Kibale National Park and Greater Rwenzori Sub-region, to protect communities against attacks by the ADF.   The UPDF, therefore hereby announces the mobilisation and…

Eastern Africa Standby Force Director Urges Participants To Be Aware Of Africa’s Defence And Security Agenda

The Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force, Brigadier General (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema has urged participants at the just concluded African Integrated Mission Planning Course for the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) to be cognizant of the strategic objective initiated by their leaders for a common African Defense and Security Mechanism of the African…

Chief Political Commissar Challenges Principal Staff Officers Of Wazalendo On Ideological Consciousness

The Deputy Chief Political Commissar of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces, Colonel Nelson Aheebwa has challenged the Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) of Wazalendo Savings and Credit Co-operative Society to promote ideological consciousness to protect the interests of the SACCO and its members.   Col Aheebwa challenged the officers while making a presentation on behalf of…