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Minister of Defence Emphasizes Support for Eastern Africa Standby Force Mandate

Minister of Defence reaffirmed the country’s commitment to supporting the Eastern Africa Standby Force during a meeting with its Director, emphasizing the importance of fulfilling its mandate. Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Jacob Marksons Oboth-Oboth (Yellow tie) in a group photo with dignitaries after the meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence […]

Police Urge Parents to Safeguard Children During School Breaks

Police urges parents to avoid physical punishment and engage in open communication to address behavioural issues during school holidays, emphasizing the risks of corporal punishment. In an effort to address the increasing incidence of juvenile delinquency during school holidays, the Police have issued a firm caution to parents, advocating for the use of positive disciplinary […]

CDF Gen Kainerugaba Holds Talks with Indian Military Advisers Training Team

Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Chief of Defence Forces,met with the Indian Military Advisers Training Team in Entebbe to discuss military cooperation between Uganda and India. The meeting aimed to assess and deepen their existing relationship. Uganda and India have a strong military partnership, marked by a defense pact signed in 2018 during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

Uganda and Kenya Join Forces for Disaster Management and Security

Uganda and Kenya have formalized a partnership through LVRLAC and IPSTC to enhance emergency response effectiveness, emphasizing training in various areas like conflict management and maritime security. Uganda, represented by the Lake Victoria Regional Local Authorities Co-operation (LVRLAC), a consortium of local governments surrounding Lake Victoria, has formalized a collaboration with Kenya’s International Peace Support […]

Warning Against Unauthorized Use of Police Uniforms

Concerns raised by authorities regarding the misuse of Police uniforms by various groups and individuals, citing risks to public safety and misrepresentation. In an effort to uphold the integrity and public trust associated with the Police uniform, authorities have raised concerns regarding its misuse by various groups and individuals. The unauthorized adoption of Police attire, […]

Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba’s Address to Retiring UPDF Officers: Emphasizing the Lifelong Commitment to Service

Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba addressed retiring senior UPDF officers, emphasizing that military service is a lifelong commitment, akin to a calling. He urged retirees to continue supporting the UPDF and highlighted the importance of sacrifices made for Uganda’s security. The event also paid tribute to fallen soldiers. CDF Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba with the retiring officers yesterday […]

Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, The Chief Defense Forces Hosts Rwanda Defence Delegation for Security Talks

The Chief of Defence Forces, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, held a meeting with a delegation from the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) at Mbuya UPDF Barracks. Led by Major General Vincent Nyakarundi, the meeting focused on bilateral and regional security matters. Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba the Chief Defence Forces, Major General James Birungi, the Chief of Defense Intelligence […]

UPDF Condemns Disruptive Behavior During Court-Martial

The military has cautioned NUP-affiliated legislators against disruptive behavior during court-martial proceedings, following incidents of hooliganism witnessed on April 15, 2024. The military has issued a caution to legislators affiliated with the National Unity Platform (NUP), advising them against engaging in what it perceives as contemptuous behaviour witnessed during a court-martial session on Monday, April […]

UPDF Commander Advises Troops on Post-Retirement Investments

Maj. Gen Don William Nabasa of the UPDF advises troops to invest wisely in income-generating activities for post-retirement stability. He emphasizes prudent budgeting and managerial skills to avoid resource drain. Nabasa commends Col Robert Katanaka for his service and urges support for the new Brigade leadership. The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) 3rd Infantry Division […]