UPDF to withdraw from DR Congo in two weeks – Muhoozi

Updated at 0616 on Wednesday, May 18th 2022 By Kafeero Twaha The joint operation was reportedly scheduled to run for about six months. Uganda will pull troops from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo in two weeks, UPDF Commander of Land Forces, Lt. Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, has said. The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) in November…

US to Redeploy in Somalia – White House Agrees with Pentagon

President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday. The move reverses an order from Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump, who in late 2020 pulled nearly all US forces from the Horn of African nation…

North Korea fires ballistic missile, second in a week.

Launch was detected by Japan and South Korea and comes after six countries urged Pyongyang to end “destabilising” actions. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 0632 EAT on 11 January 2022. North Korea fired what may have been a ballistic missile on Tuesday morning, Japan and South Korea said, less than a week after Pyongyang…

UPDF recovers Illegal Guns

By E K Benj Updated at 2321 GMT on 09th Aug 2021 MOROTO- The Commander of the UPDF 3 Infantry Division in Moroto Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe on Friday re-echoed government concerns against the illegal possession of small arms and light weapons in the hands of the civilian population.He revealed this while showcasing part of…