Gen Tumukunde, Gen Okecho, Col Bantariza finally retire from the army (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Three serving Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) including Deputy Executive Director Uganda Media Centre, Col Shaban Bantariza and Lt Gen Tumukunde have been retired from the army. The other officer is Lt. Gen Frederick Okecho. The three officers’ retirement was announced at a ceremony in Mbuya Army barracks that was presided over by the Chief of…

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Uganda Deploys Army to Battle East Africa’s Locust Invasion

OTUKE, UGANDA – As desert locusts spread across East Africa, Uganda has deployed its army to battle the all-consuming horde. The pests are laying countless eggs that are expected to hatch within weeks, raising concerns among farmers that the worst is …

UN-Backed Government in Libya Suspends Talks After Attack

GENEVA – The U.N.-supported government in Libya said Tuesday it would suspend its participation in talks in Geneva aimed at salvaging a fragile cease-fire in the North African country following an attack on Tripoli’s strategic port.It appeared to be th…