After years of hostilities that nearly led to a military confrontation between Uganda and Rwanda, the two countries have now signed an agreement on military cooperation, further confirmation that the relations between the two nations continue to blossom.
The UPDF Commander Land Forces Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba on Wednesday held a meeting with senior Rwandan Military Officers led by Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi.
Former Deputy CMI boss Brig CK Asiimwe has been removed from his position and sent for training in the latest changes by President Museveni who is also the commander in chief of the armed forces.
Maj Gen James Birungi has taken over as the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence boss, replacing Maje Gen Abel Kandiho.
The ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Defense Forces Gen Wilson Mbadi at the Ministry of Defense headquarters in Mbuya.
Former Commander of UPDF Special Forces Maj Gen James Birungi has been appointed Chief of Military Intelligence, replacing Maj Gen Abel Kandiho, the Kampala Post has learnt.
Maj Gen Kandiho has now been posted to South Sudan as a Uganda's special envoy.
Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has taken over as the Commandant of the elite Special Forces Command with a message to his soldiers to jealously uphold the ideals of the SFC.
ENTEBBE. The Italian ambassador to Uganda HE Massimiliano Mazzanti
By Albert Tibweba
ENTEBBE. Maj Gen James Birungi, the Commander of the UPDF Special Forces Command has urged Ugandans to choose academic paths that are consistent with their career goals and aspirations.
Presidend Yoweri Museveni who is also the commander in chief of the armed forces has appointed Maj Gen Paul Lokech as the new UPDFAF chief of staff to take over from Maj Gen James Birungi who was recently appointed SFC commander.
Over 40 soldiers of the Special Forces Command, Directorate of Band, were passed out on Jul 5, 2019, after one year of quality training on band/music.