A total of 62 officers from External Security Organization (ESO) have been passed out at the Marine Training Wing, Butiaba in Buliisa District after successfully completing a Basic Military Training course.
The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces His Excellency Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has applauded the UPDF for having effectively applied the concept of the Combined Arms Doctrine, which he said has been crucial for the success of the ongoing Operation Shujaa.
The Vice President of Equatorial Guinea and also Minister of Defence and National Security H.E Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue has held a meeting with the Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs (MODVA)Hon Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja.
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni over the weekend joined several heads of State including President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe of the Republic of Togo and President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of the Republic of Congo the
President Yoweri Museveni has warned members of the public against insulting and verbally attacking members of the country’s armed forces, saying they do a difficult job and therefore should be left alone.
President Yoweri Museveni has announced the full reopening of the economy with schools set to reopen on January 10, 2022 while the entertainment industry will open on January 24.
The Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has said that former Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura should be pardoned and rehabilitated if necessary.
Ugandan armed forces have been authorized to enter the territories of the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to hunt down ADF terrorists who have been using the DRC areas to launch attacks on Uganda and other parts of the region.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombing on Tuesday in Kampala that killed three people and left over 30 wounded.
The government of Germany has announced a donation of 5.5 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine to Uganda.
This was revealed by H.E Matthias Schauer, the Ambassador of Germany to Uganda during his visit to State House Entebbe.