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)…

1 Infantry Division Receives 2,000 Trees From Million Trees International

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces 1 Infantry Division Headquarters, Kakiri Barracks has today received a donation of 2,000 fruit trees from Dr Jibril Owomugisha, the Director of Million Trees International Organisation.   Receiving the donation behalf of the Division Commander Brigadier General Joseph Ssemwanga, the Division Administrative Officer, Colonel Emmanuel Muhoozi thanked Dr. Jibril Owomugisha…

UPDF Postures Troops In Rutshuru

Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) serving under the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF) for peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has today taken over key strategic positions of Kiwanja (Rutshuru territory) which was previously occupied by the March 23 Movement (M23) in Northern Kivu-DRC Congo as they prepare to leave Mabenga.…

Brig Gen Chemo and Omola Inspect Troops in Arbiska Forward Operating Base in Somalia

Uganda’s Defence Advisor to Federal Republic of Somalia, Brigadier General Francis Chemo and Sector One Contingent Commander, Brigadier General Peter Gaetano Omola, on Sunday 9th April, 2023 inspected UPDF troops working under African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) based in Arbiska Forward Operating Base (FOB) 30kms North East of Mogadishu city. The purpose of…

UPDF Monitoring Team Inspects Infrastructural Projects Under The Engineers Brigade

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Chief Political Commissar Maj Gen Henry Masiko has today led the Defence Ministry monitoring and evaluation team to inspect some of the ongoing construction projects being undertaken by the UPDF Engineers Brigade. The team, inspected the ongoing renovation of Mandela National Stadium, commonly known as Namboole and emergency works…

UPDF Joins Development Partners To Celebrate International Human Rights Day

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) joined other development partners to celebrate the International Human Rights Day (IHRD) at Layibi Market Grounds, Gulu City, yesterday. Conducted under the theme: “Dignity, Freedom and Justice for all”, UPDF was joined by the Uganda Police Force, Uganda Prisons Service, UN Human Rights Commission, ACT Uganda, Hands of Women,…