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Pacifying Somalia: Taking stock of UPDF's...

The key installations secured by AMISOM's UPDF personnel include Somalia's parliament, Mogadishu Seaport, Aden Abdulle International Airport and the Mogadishu...

UPDF resumes deployment to Somalia

Uganda was the first country to send soldiers to Somalia, spearheading the AMISOM in March 2007, to fight the a-Shabaab insurgents.

AU awards medals to UPDF soldiers

AU officials said UPDF soldiers from Battle Group XXVII were on Sunday awarded medals in recognition of their role in furthering the mandate of the African...

American NGO donates medical supplies to...

AMISOM trusts that the donations will alleviate the problem of having to travel long distances for internally displaced persons and other vulnerable persons....

At least seven dead in car bombing near Somalia...

Aamin Ambulance, the country's only free ambulance service, said in a statement that eight people died and 14 others were wounded in the blast.

COVID-19: Govt warns of severe food shortage...

The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Eng. Hillary Onek, said many more districts including Kampala, Hoima, Kikuube and Wakiso are...

In midst of pandemic, E. Africa braces for...

LOCUSTS |  East Africa is bracing for a third outbreak of desert locusts, with billions of the destructive insects about to hatch and threaten food...

Somalia and breakaway state Somaliland hold...

The talks are taking place in Djibouti, chaired by the country's President Ismail Omar Guelleh, while Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is also attending,...

UPDF captain collapses, dies in Somalia

A lawyer by profession, Bagonza has been a legal officer in the UPDF.

UPDF captain collapses, dies in Somalia

A Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier at the rank of a captain has collapsed and died while on duty in Somalia. Capt. Frederick Lubowa Bagonza,...

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