UPDF soldier on Remand for affair with boss’ wife

The Makindye-based General Court Martial has remanded a soldier for allegedly “developing an irresponsible affair with his boss’ wife. By Julliet Kigongo – Thursday 11th August 2022 . Follow us @HICGINewsAgency Prosecution states that “CPL John Nuwagira, 41, a regular militant of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) under second division headquarters as KIT Operator…

Brig Kulayige replaces Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso as UPDF spokesperson.

President Yoweri Museveni who is also the commander in chief of the armed forces has appointed Brig Felix Kulayigye as the new UPDF and Ministry of Defence spokesperson. “Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye has been appointed Defence Spokesperson, replacing Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso currently attending National Defence College Uganda. We welcome back Gen Kulayigye to the…

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…

‘Soldiers in the house’ Vanguard of democracy or time bomb?

By Halima Athumani & E K Benj Updated at 14:27 GMT on Monday 1st Feb 21 BOMBO- The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces Council on Friday (29th Jan 21) elected new representatives to the 11th Parliament. In a meeting held at the Land Forces Headquarters in Bombo, the Commander-in-Chief of the UPDF H.E Gen (Rtd) Kaguta…

UPDF Terehe sita 40th Anniversary celebrations extend to KCCA and nationwide.

By Desire Ninsiima Updated at 6:22 PM GMT on Friday, 1st January 20 KAMPALA – Yesterday, the Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF launched the 40th Tarehe Sita Anniversary celebrations at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) with a tree planting ceremony. The UPDF is dedicating a month of activities in addressing city sanitation and hygiene challenges….

Ambassador Schauer calls for Strengthened Defence Cooperation with Uganda.

Kampala, Uganda – By E K Benj & Heather M Asher The Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador to Uganda H.E Matthias Schauer yesterday (Tuesday 24th Nov 2020) paid a Curtersy call to the ministry of Defence and Veteran affairs/UPDF headquaters Mbuya. In a brief meeting, the Ambassador and his hosts discussed issues of mutual interest…

Africa’s Most Deadliest Force acquires new Headquarters; Inside SFC Hive.

Kampala, Uganda- By our reporter President Yoweri T Kaguta Museveni has commissioned the new headquarters of the Special Forces Command, named the General Yoweri Museveni House. Built by Special Forces Command – SFC’s construction unit, the complex cost UG Shs3.48b, opposed to the Shs9b quoted by a contractor. Museveni also yesterday (Fri 06th Nov 2020)…

Heal The Planet Condems Al-shabab Attack on African Union Forces in Somalia

http://htpglobalorganisation.webs.com/apps/blog/show/43521200-heal-the-planet-condems-al-shabab-attack-on-african-union-forces-in-somalia HTP CONDEMNS AL-SHABAB ATTACK ON A.U FORCES IN SOMALIA Heal The Planet Global Organization -HTP condemns Alshab Militia attack on African Union Base in Somalia which has left many dead including UPDF soldiers. This is just a coward act and we commend the great work done by AU in ending atrocities committed against the…