President commends UPDF’s Masaka Armoured Brigade for making de-iodized water, soap


President Yoweri Museveni has commended Officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Masaka-based Armoured Brigade for their initiative that has led to the manufacturing of de-iodized water and liquid soap that will be used for cleaning their military hardware. “I am very glad that you people have started making de-iodized water and liquid soap. This is very good but you should beef up your team with chemists as the items you are handling are explosive” he counseled. The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, was yesterday visiting…

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DEFENCE/UPDF Wazalendo SACCO holds 13th AGM

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The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs (MODVA) and Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Cooperative, known as Wazalendo Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited (WSACCO) comprising of Seventy Thousand Eighty Seven (70,087) members, held its 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme: “ Empowering the Member to Realise his/her Networth and Belonging to WSACCO.” The meeting of members, through their representatives, that ran from 25th-26th March 2019, at the Uganda Military Engineering College (UMEC) in Lugazi, Mukono District, was aimed at sharing and reviewing the performance and operations of…

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UPDF Troops Welcomed from Equatorial Guinea and Somalia


The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), General David Muhoozi yesterday welcomed back 248 UPDF troops who were part of the second Uganda Military Training and Mentoring Team in Equatorial Guinea and 2,400 troops of Uganda’s 23rd Battle Group to Somalia. The function was held at UPDF Peace Support Operation and Training Center in Nakaseke District. General Muhoozi commended the troops for raising the Ugandan flag high in the foreign missions from where they just returned after serving for one year. He noted that…

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