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Uganda to hold elections in early 2021, campaign rallies banned

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Uganda will hold a presidential election between 10 January and 8 February, 2021, authorities said on Tuesday, introducing restrictions it said were aimed at...

Nigeria, Uganda to receive Aerosonde UAVs

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Nigeria and Uganda will be receiving Aerosonde Mk 4.7 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from the United States after contracts were placed with Textron Systems. The...

Ugandan lawmaker tortured, blinded – claim

Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine accused police of torturing and blinding an ally, shortly before the lawmaker, detained over coronavirus social distancing rules,...

Ugandan journalist detained

Ugandan police arrested a prominent journalist and news anchor of one of the country’s biggest TV stations for alleged subversive activities. Samson Kasumba is being...

Ukrainian team concludes maintenance on Ugandan aircraft

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Fourteen employees of Ukraine’s Odessa Aviation Plant (OAP) have returned home from Uganda after repairing and upgrading six Ugandan training and combat aircraft. UkrOboronProm on...

Uganda borders closed

Uganda closed its borders on Wednesday to new refugee arrivals as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus in a country that long kept...

Retired Ugandan general facing treason charges

A retired Ugandan general seeking to unseat veteran President Yoweri Museveni was charged with treason and unlawful possession of weapons in a case underscoring...

Uganda strengthens its L-39 fleet

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The Uganda People’s Defence Air Force is operating a growing number of L-39 jet trainers, taking delivery of second hand examples and refurbishing its...

Retired Ugandan general arrested

Ugandan police arrested a retired general planning to stand for president on suspicion he sought support from neighbouring Rwanda to remove President Yoweri Museveni. Henry...

Former Ugandan general detained

Ugandan security services arrested a retired general and former security minister who intends challenging veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency next year, escalating...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...