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What You need to know of Uganda Airforce’s Planes named ‘CC-130 Hercules’

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced on Thursday the long-awaited deployment of a promised Canadian Forces transport plane to Uganda for...

“Phone tapping story is fake propaganda from people power” China and Gov’t reply back

The Embassy of China in Kampala has dismissed as “pure fake news and totally groundless” media reports that China’s telecom giants, Huawei,...

UPDF soldier arrested after kicking pregnant woman to point of death

A pregnant woman is fighting for her life at Apac hospital after she was allegedly assaulted by an unidentified Uganda People’s...

All Ugandan Youth to undergo compulsory military training

Who recalls Chaka mchaka? the mandatory paramilitary programme that was famous until the early 2000s. Though the...

Govt planning to ban private ownership of Taxis in Uganda

In a bid to streamline public transport, the Government has introduced laws that will ban individuals from directly owning and operating public vehicles.

UPDF Overwhelmed by the number of youth seeking LDU recruitment

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) are overwhelmed by the number of youth in West Nile seeking employment in the Local Defence...
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LDU’s: Army names center to carry out LDU registration

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has revealed some of the centres that will be used to recruit 13,000 Local Defence...

UPDF to recruit More 13,000 local defense forces to curb on the crime rate

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has announced a fresh recruitment exercise of 13,000 Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel from the central,...

The US warns Uganda & Kenya of Al-shabab terror attack within days

The US Embassy in Uganda has issued a terror alert, warning of possible attacks within East Africa, especially Uganda. According to the...

Security puzzled as UPDF & top police officers found abetting Kampala armed robberies

A joint security team has smashed a gang suspected to be linked to armed city robberies. Operatives from security agencies, including the...
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Prominent UPDF General named in city armed robberies & crime syndicates

The three soldiers who were arrested in a foiled robbery on Fang Fang restaurant in Kampala last week have been linked to a...

Former BODYGUARD Declares war on Museveni, Gives him 15 DAYS Or FACE FIRE

In a video-recorded message he released Saturday afternoon, Aine says Museveni has 15 days within which to address popular grievances or face the wrath...

Despair in Bobi wine’s camp as another people power boss shot dead

Just a few days ago not even a week, Bobi wine’s Gulu based people power coordinator doubling also as an artist in...
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17 UPDF Generals Cautioned on Joining Bobi wine after their retirement

Seventeen Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) top officers, ranging from one-star to four-star generals, are among over 4,000 soldiers set to retire....

Security Scare: Al Shabab storms Uganda ahead of Namugongo Martyrs day

Security has issued a terror alert warning the public of suspected al-Shabaab terrorists in the country. The alert was issued by the...

“We don’t want war with Rwanda but may be forced to retaliate” Government

The UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen David Muhoozi has reiterated Uganda’s commitment to live peacefully with all its neighbors. He said this...

Gov’t planning to deploy heavily armed soldiers ahead of Bobi and Besigye Defiance move

The government’s paranoia about Bobi wine is increasingly becoming alarming to the extent of deploying of heavily armed personnel to curb the...

Elwelu to Bobi wine”If you don’t stop your chaos, I will instantly crush you”

If lawmakers (Bobi wine and opposition MPs) dare to fight instead of debating their way out of controversial issues again, the army will not...

UPDF reacts to being suspended from South Sudan

The Ugandan government has vowed to “protest” the decision of the chairman of the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring and Verification...

Uganda faces an imminent danger as ISIS joins hand with ADF

Islamic State (ISIS), the world’s most feared terrorist and jihadist group, which wreaked havoc in Libya, Iraq and Syria, has recognized ties...

How ISIS terrorists sneaked in & out of Uganda despite high security

Last weekend, disturbing news put Ugandans on pressure when they were informed that the dreaded ISIL had set base in the Democratic...

Security beefed up at Border as ISIS terrorists crossed to Uganda

There was panic as the terrorist group widely know as Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS) declared to destroy Uganda as...

Muhoozi reveals his political aspirations on his birthday

Muhoozi Kainerugaba the Uganda's the first son and also doubling as Senior Presidential Advisor in charge of Special Operations clocked 45 Years yesterday. Many...

Tension as ISIS terrorists set camps near Uganda Border

Towards Easter Sunday shocking news of attacks came in that clarifying that notorious terrorists belonging to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)...

Rwanda clarifies on soldiers who crossed to Uganda

Ugandan news tabloid Known as Chimpreports on Thursday published an article entitled “EXCLUSIVE: Tension Flares as Rwandan Soldiers Cross into Uganda”, According to Rwandan news...

Museveni cautions army on rogue politics, promises to increase on soldiers salary

President Yoweri Museveni has reminded soldiers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) that as members of a liberation army, they should clearly differentiate...

Gen Muhoozi sends off troops to Somalia

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), Gen David Muhoozi, has today flagged off Uganda Battle...

Why Museveni has started nationwide tour of UPDF barracks?

President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the commander-in-chief of the Uganda armed forces, has embarked on a nation-wide on-spot working visits to UPDF barracks....

Senior UPDF officers on trial over sh7b fraud

Two senior Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) officers are on trial before the General Court Martial (GCM) in Makindye over defrauding an investor of...

LDU ready for Kampala, Wakiso

As President Yoweri Museveni witnessed the tactical skills of Local Defence Unit (LDU) recruits at Kaweweta Military Training School in Nakaseke district, other trainees...

Parliament demands answers over Rwanda-Uganda conflict

Parliament has asked the Executive to prepare a statement to explain the causes of Rwanda’s hostility towards Uganda. For the past six days, the...

Insurgency : Uganda beefs up security at border with Rwanda

Security at the border posts between Uganda and Rwanda has been beefed up to avert any criminality as the standoff between the two countries...

SFC soldier facing murder charges

A Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier attached to the Special Forces Command (SFC) is facing charges of murder and aggravated robbery. The SFC...

Dont joke with me, Kyaligonza explains why he loves slapping people

Uganda’s ambassador to Burundi, Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza, has spoken out on the fracas where he and his guards allegedly roughed up...

Kyaligonza’s slap left my cheek sore : traffic officer narrates the ordeal

Uganda’s ambassador to Burundi, Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza, is in the eye of a storm over photos of him confronting a female Police...

Katumba : M7 is like biblical Moses, whilst damning past presidents

Past Ugandan presidents used to stay for short periods because the country was still undergoing political experimentation, works state minister Gen. Katumba...

UPDF soldiers convicted over failure to protect president

Three Ugandan peacekeepers in Somalia, who abandoned their guns to al-Shabaab during President Mohamed Farmaajo’s visit to a coastal town, have been convicted of...

UPDF creates Investment club whilst decorating 162 Officers

Gen. Ivan Koreta was the first to be decorated yesterday. The man’s military pedigree dates back to the 1970s, when he was enlisted...

UPDF lights up Acholi sub-region ahead of Tarehe Sita

The commander of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC), Brig. Paul Lokech, has called on the Acholi community to sustain the prevailing peace...

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