UPDF soldier arrested over armed robbery

UPDF soldier arrested over armed robbery

A Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldier alongside a civilian are being held at the Nwoya police station over the armed robbery. Among the suspects are UPDF solider Private Ben Okite attached to the fifth Mountain Battalion Kabwera in Kasese district with a resident of Ngai sub-county in Oyam district known as Sam Olum. Prior to their arrest, a complaint…

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LDU claims the life of a first-year University student

Ali Matovu LDU claims the life of a first-year University student

Ali Matovu a first-year student of Metropolitan University pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Education today breathed his last after he was gunned down by an LDU personnel. According to the guid president Ahmed Kiwanuka, the incident occured at around 7.00am next to the Namungoona based University’s Faculty of Education and Humanities premises. Local press was further informed that the events…

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UPDF speaks out on Missing Ex-NUP Leader Kibalama

Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces(UPDF) have finally given some details about the former National Unity Platform boss, Mr. Moses Kibalama, whose home has been heavily guarded by security personnel since he reportedly went missing on Monday. Speaking at Uganda Media Center, UPDF spokesperson, Flavia Byekwaso, told a journalist that the deployment of security agencies was for a good reason. CLICK…

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Flavia Byekwaso – UPDF Threatens to Withdraw Its Escorts From MPs

Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso

Flavia Byekwaso, the UPDF spokesperson has threatened to withdraw the military escorts it deployed to protect members of parliament. This follows their misuse during the current political season. “It has come to our notice that many members of Parliament across the political divide who were given military escorts for their personal security in the wake of armed criminality last year…

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UPDF reshuffles following Bizonto’s complaint

Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso

Following the video of the renowned comedians also Radio Simba presenters popularly known as Bizonto that made rounds on social media talking about regional imbalance and even led to their arrest, the Commander in Chief of the UPDF also the president of the Republic of Uganda H.E Gen (rtd) Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has made 29 post changes in the UPDF…

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Lt Gen Peter Elwelu urges retired army officers to be gov’t ambassadors

Lt Gen Peter Elwelu urges retired army officers to gov't ambassadors

The Commander Land Forces (CLF), Lt Gen Peter Elwelu has urged retired army officers to be ambassadors of government in spreading the messages aimed at protecting Ugandans against COVID-19.  This was at the Land Forces Head Quarters in Bombo where Militants of the (UPDF) retired from active service. Over One thousand Officers and Militants of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces…

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Brigadier Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe dies

Brigadier Bell Jackson

The football fraternity is mourning the death of former Victors FC club owner Brigadier Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe. Brigadier Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe breathed his last on Tuesday morning 30th June 2020 at Nakasero Hospital. A retired UPDF officer was the owner of Victors FC which played in the Uganda top flight and also won the Uganda Cup twice 2007/2008 and 2009/2010. His club…

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LDUs in Kampala get new commander

LDUs in Kampala get new commander. The Local Defense Unit in Kampala has another authority, the Nile Post has learned. Following the occurrence in which various individuals were beaten by LDUs and Police in the downtown area for not holding fast to President Museveni’s order on the avoidance of coronavirus, the military under which the previous fall was condemned over…

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UPDF, not personal army, Muntu tells Museveni

UPDF, not personal army, Muntu tells Museveni. The previous armed force administrator, (Rtd) Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, has said they will battle “like the devil” to guarantee President Museveni doesn’t turn the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) into a person’s military. However, the pioneer of the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party said he has heard on a few events.…

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Benon Biraaro will be buried with military honors

Benon Biraaro will be buried with military honors. The past Presidential up-and-comer, Maj Gen Benon Biraaro, who passed on of colon perilous advancement on Wednesday, will be verified on Sunday with military honors. However, the ended’s cousin, Mr. Arthur Tumwine, yesterday said the military had offered to respect Maj Gen Biraaro. HE investigated the National Resistance Army (NRA) war, which…

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