'The gunfight broke out between the UPDF
members and an army patrol unit in the district's Dighinala upazila," the ISPR said on its website on Sunday.
officers routinely cross into Kenya to arrest fishermen.
Captain Jacob Katumba of the UPDF
marines said these skills will help them identify potential "wrongdoers and innocents" and how to handle these situations during their year on deployment.
The 19 today be awarded certificates for their contribution to the UPDF
and the country at large at State House, Entebbe.
It is not surprising that when Museveni came to power in 1986, the bulk of the UPDF
's senior army officers were Rwandans.
Uganda Peoples' Defence Force (UPDF
) spokesperson has stated that the army's mission is primarily to protect key installations and to ease safe evacuation of the Uganda nationals in South Sudan.
The SPLM enjoyed partial autonomy within Sudan, and its forces conducted counter-LRA operations with the UPDF
. LRA leaders then moved to northeastern DRC.
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.
"We've been out here since yesterday (April 13), and by here I mean at Drop Zone Red in Kapelebyong, working with the 27th Infantry, UPDF
, training with them on pathfinder operations and some of our troop tactics and procedures," said 1st Lt.
While pursued across the region by the UPDF
, the LRA avoids direct confrontations and has sustained itself by attacking and pillaging villages in remote rural areas.
Mukesh Bhatt, convenor of the United Producers and Distributors Forum (UPDF
) and filmmaker said the negotiations to end the standoff ended on Friday morning and revenue share over ticket sales will now be distributed between the producers and multiplexes equally.
The government of south Sudan has ordered Ugandan troops hunting members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) to leave its territory.Riek Machar, south Sudan's vice president, said on Monday that the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF
) had abducted and killed a 31-year-old Sudanese man in a raid that was initially blamed on the rebel group.