engineer soldiers have a vast area of responsibilities when they are sent to Somalia, according to Ugandan Lance Cpl.
There still remain Two Specialized battalions of the UPDF
deployed in South Sudan," Kleto said, citing to a report his office obtained from a former Ugandan ex-intelligence agent who has turned himself against president Yoweri Museveni.
M16A2 rifles have been purchased by Uganda, although it is not known if they are used by the UPDF
Army Africa increased the capability of both UPDF
At that point, the LRA had, for several years, used parts of southwestern Sudan, particularly Eastern Equatoria Province, as a rear base to escape UPDF
While investigators say that they discovered written evidence implicating the UPDF
has also been accused of grave and systematic human rights abuses of this same population.
Lt Bosco Otim, who is managing UPDF
deployment in the area, had affirmed the incident, stating the army stepped in timely to settle the conflict.
spokesperson Colonel Felix Kulayigye told reporters yesterday that a group of UPDF
personnel operating in the Central African Republic (CAR) had intercepted the bodyguard named Brigadier Binani and shot him down.
Producers and distributors under the banner of UPDF
had stalled new releases since 4th April over the issue, where the producers had demanded a revenue share of 50:50 ratio from the multiplex owners but the latter refused stating they will give 45:55 ratio, and will give 50:50 only if a film is a hit at the box office.
The massacre at Barlonyo, where local people mistook the rebels for UPDF
soldiers as the uniforms they wore were reported to be the same as the army's, saw Museveni publicly apologise to the victims and personally pitch camp in the region to oversee operations.
Thousands of the UPDF
troops have been stationed in Bor to protect the state capital, its surroundings, and citizens from the threats of the armed opposition fighters led by former vice president, Riek Machar, who took control of the town from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) in January 2014 until the Ugandan troops came in to dislodge them from the area.