More UPDF soldiers leave for Somalia

At least 270 UPDF soldiers were on Monday, July 16, commissioned to join the African Union peace keeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The soldiers are under Battle Group XXV (BGXXV) and United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU V) were flagged off…

EC suspends elections monitoring NGO

Incensed by the sustained criticism over the method of voting to be used in the July 10 LC 1 elections, the Electoral Commission (EC) has suspended Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU). CCEDU, a grouping of more than 800…

MTN boosts data centre security

MTN Uganda has enhanced security at its Data Centre in Mutundwe, the telecom company's general manager for corporate services, Anthony Katamba has told journalists. Katamba said during a press conference in Kampala on Monday that…

UPDF recruits LDUs for KASESE

Two years after the deadly clashes that claimed more than 120 lives and the disintegration of the Rwenzururu kingdom, the Uganda Defence Forces (UPDF) has recruited Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel to oversee security in the mountainous…

Shadrack Rwakairu: A hero without a grave

Follow @intelpostug At the height on the guerrilla war that ushered the NRM government into power, Shadrack Rwakairu was arrested and detained at a military facility in Kireka near Kampala. He was arrested over his links the then rebel…