Lower Shabelle Governor Emphasises Importance Of Joint Efforts In Combating Al-Shabaab

The Lower Shabelle Governor, Mohamed Ibrahim Barre has said that the cordial relations and cooperation existing between the Africa Union Transition Mission in Somalia/Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces and Local Authorities in the Lower Shabelle region especially Quoryoole, have been crucial in preventing the Al-Shabaab militant group from taking over the town.   He said this…

Security Forces In Janale Urged To Coordinate To Stamp Out Insecurity

The Janale District Commissioner, Mr. Abdirahaman Ali, underscored the importance of coordination between security organs in the district to secure people and their properties from the Al-Shabaab.   The call was made at the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Janale Forward Operating Base (FOB) during the joint stakeholders’ security meeting. “To maintain the…

UPDF Neutralizes IEDs Along Lower Shabelle Shalambot – Ceeljale Main Supply Route In Somalia

Lower Shabelle, Somalia: The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces Route Search Explosive Devices Team under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia today neutralized Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that were planted along the Lower Shabelle Shalambot – Ceeljale main supply route in Somalia.   This follows the planting of the IEDs by the Al-Shabaab terrorists along…

ATMIS Hands Over Parliament And State House (Villa) Protection To Somalia Security Forces

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) serving under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has handed over Villa Somalia (State House) and Parliament security responsibility to Somalia Security Forces.   The grand ceremony took place at Villa Somalia in the presence of United Nations representatives, Officials from Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), and…

UPDF Is Professional And Deployable Says Maj Gen Kiugu In Farewell Visit

East African Community Regional Force Commander Major General Aphaxard Kiugu commended the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces Contingent in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for the good discipline, commitment and resilience they maintained in the mission evidenced during their routine activities in the course of executing the EACRF mandate.   “The performance of the Uganda…

Your Support To UPDF Is Crucial For Our Existence And Success of ATMIS – Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye To Somalis

SouthWest Federal State-Somalia: The Defence Spokesperson, Brigadier General Felix Kulayigye has commended the support and existing cordial relationship between the Somalis and the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces serving in Somalia under African Transition Mission in Somalia.   He said this while meeting Somali local authorities at Uganda Battle Group 37 Headquarters in Celjaale, Somalia where…