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Mr Amuriat says he has also engaged leaders of other opposition parties which is creating unity to take on the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) as a united ... Property worth millions of shillings was on Monday destroyed after fire gutted about 25 kiosks full of merchandise at Cyanika, a Ugandan border town with ...
Joseph Ocwet, Uganda's director general of External Security Organization, said they want to find out where the funding for terrorists and rebels in the region comes from. He also said the region was facing new and emerging challenges such as cybercrime, money laundering and human trafficking, which ...

Last week, Uganda experienced a senior changing of the guard as Kale Kayihura was officially replaced as Inspector General of Police. The prominent figure had ... Between 2012 and 2016, the Ugandan Human Rights Commission received over 1,000 allegations of torture related to the police. The African ...
The two presidents and their entourage were coming from Arusha peace-talks with the RPF rebels. No one in the plane survived. However, since October 1, 1990 when the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) fighters attacked Rwanda at Kagitumba from Uganda; in a "coming home" military option, not only the ...
Lam Gabriel, SPLA-IO deputy military spokesperson, said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the rebel group does not enroll foreign fighters into its ranks. Lam said the suspect identified as Pastor Jorom Opio is not in the SPLA-IO ranks or files, adding that the group value Uganda's role in hosting ...
Allen was killed in the early hours of August 26, while covering a rebel offensive in the town of Kaya, located near South Sudan's border with Uganda. ... Three days later, he and Gabriel boarded a night bus bound for the northern Ugandan town of Yumbe, just 20 miles from the border with South Sudan.

Since the withdrawal of American and Ugandan troops began in April 2017, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has killed 9 civilians and abducted 129 more in ... The LRA dates back to January 1987, when a voodoo priestess, Alice Auma Lakwena, set up a rebel group to fight Uganda's new leader, Yoweri ...
A Congo-based Ugandan rebel group is to blame for three attacks on United Nations peacekeepers, including one in December that killed 15 ... Congo and Uganda launched an offensive against the ADF in January that the United Nations warned last month could force nearly 370,000 people from their ...
U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Friday the special investigation concluded that all three attacks against U.N. peacekeepers "were carried out using a similar modus operandi and that all available evidence points to the ADF as the attacker." The ADF originated in Uganda as a rebel force against the ...
Ugandan military said Wednesday the chief of combat operations of the rebel group, Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), has been killed. Uganda's military spokesperson, Richard Karimere, a brigadier, told Xinhua that Muhammad Kayiira who has been ADF combat operations strategist was killed after his ...
Museveni made the controversial remarks during a speech Monday in the northern Dokolo District of Uganda, blaming locals and other Africans for ... issues due to support for rebels in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo, an ongoing insurgency by the Christian cult Lord's Resistance Army in ...
Speaking in Luweero District, the cradle of the guerilla war that brought him to power some 32 years ago, the President, for the first time, also publicly addressed the teething problem of infighting among Uganda's security chiefs, the frosty Uganda-Rwanda relations and allegations of espionage. http://bit.ly/ ...
Speaking in Luweero District, the cradle of the guerilla war that brought him to power some 32 years ago, the President, for the first time, also publicly addressed the teething problem of infighting among Uganda's security chiefs, the frosty Uganda-Rwanda relations and allegations of espionage.
While conflict in the central Kasai region eased last year, persistent clashes between government soldiers, local militias and foreign rebels in the eastern ... Congolese authorities say the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Islamist rebel group, were behind the killings, but Congolese army officers have also been ...
Beni - Democratic Republic of Congo's army says it has captured the largest stronghold for the Uganda-born Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Congo's northeast. Capt. Mak Hazukay Mongba, spokesperson for Operation Sukola, said on Monday the army released hostages and took control of the "grand ...
South Sudan rebel spokesman James Gatdet Dak was sentenced to death by hanging for treason on Monday, a year after he was deported from Kenya ... The sentencing comes as peace talks between the government and rebels, taking place in neighbouring Ethiopia, stall amid mutual accusations of ...
The DRC government has announced it is waging “war” against two militias in the east — the Yakutumba and the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the Allied Democratic Force (ADF). The Congolese Yakutumba are in South Kivu while the ADF are active in North Kivu. Both regions border Uganda, Rwanda, ...

“The operation followed complaints that there has been an influx of Congolese nationals entering Uganda through ungazatted entry centres,” Arop said. ... while others are fleeing from areas where Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers are fighting with Allied Democratic Force (ADF) rebels.
Uganda's political cartoonists have sharp pens, producing work that is often highly critical of the government and state of the country. ... When Museveni and his National Resistance Movement first took power in 1986, “the regime was very sensitive to caricatures,” says Peter Mwesige, a former newspaper ...
The DR Congo government has announced it is waging "war" against two militias in the east -- the Yakutumba and the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the Allied Democratic Force (ADF). The Congolese Yakutumba are in South Kivu while the ADF are active in North Kivu. Both regions border Uganda, Rwanda, ...
The offensive was launched last month by Congolese troops against Ugandan militants. The fallout from a joint effort by Congo and Uganda to defeat the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) will compound Africa's worst displacement crisis and further stretch meagre humanitarian resources. Persistent conflict in ...
The most notorious ones were the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Northern and Eastern Uganda, as well as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the ... Ever since the UPDF defeated these rebel groups (LRA and ADF), the security situation in the country stabilised albeit some reported cases of armed ...
Present in North Kivu since 1995, the ADF are opposed to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. In January, the Congolese army launched a new offensive against these rebels accused of killing several hundred civilians between 2014 and 2016 in a series of massacres in Beni and its surroundings.
His burial today will be a climax to several events held to honour the 35-year-old artiste whose music has appealed to the youth and graced Uganda's airwaves for the last 10 years. A requiem mass was held on Friday at Rubaga Cathedral, followed by public viewing of the body at Kololo Independence ...
The DR Congo government has announced it is waging "war" against two militias in the east -- the Yakutumba and the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the Allied Democratic Force (ADF). The Congolese Yakutumba are in South Kivu while the ADF are active in North Kivu. Both regions border Uganda, Rwanda, ...
The most notorious ones were the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Northern and Eastern Uganda, as well as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the ... Ever since the UPDF defeated these rebel groups (LRA and ADF), the security situation in the country stabilised albeit some reported cases of armed ...
Paris, France | AFP | A former DR Congo army colonel who threatened an uprising against President Joseph Kabila has been arrested in neighbouring Tanzania, which may be preparing to extradite him, a rights group said Thursday. John Tshibangu, who deserted to rebel against Kabila in 2012, said in a ...
The attempt to make the public believe that the Allied Defense Forces, a small, beleaguered Ugandan Islamist militia, attacked a United Nations .... several voices were raised to oppose a possible joint military operation of the Ugandan and Congolese armies against the Ugandan rebels of the ADF.
In the worst years of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency, residents fled northern Uganda and the forests became impenetrable. Now Nwoya loses 20-40 ... trees, funded by the penalty fines. Landowners who don't sell their trees for charcoal burning are to be paid 1m Ugandan shillings each year.
In 2005, the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) found the state of Uganda's support of rebels in the Second Congo War a violation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) sovereignty. As a consequence, Ugandan intervention obliterated billions of dollars of its neighbor's wealth.
Tarehe Sita, which means the sixth day of the month in Kiswahili, is celebrated annually in Uganda in commemoration of February 6, 1981 when the National Resistance Army (NRA), composed of 43 men (27 armed), attacked Kabamba military barracks in Mubende, marking the start of the five-year ...
He told VOA's South Sudan in Focus program Monday that Uganda and Kenya are contributing to the conflict. ... The U.N. special adviser said both the government and rebels have done very little to discipline individuals committing atrocities in the four-year conflict in South Sudan, adding that the country is ...
At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels, Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Friday. The armies of Congo and Uganda launched a military offensive last month against the Allied ...
Kampala — President Museveni has met Dr Pierre Perrin, a former medic with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) who was once kidnapped by the National Resistance Army (NRA) rebel outfit during the bush was in 1984. Mr Museveni was the commander of the rebels. A Tuesday State ...
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni accused the United Nations on Wednesday of "preserving terrorism" in neighboring ... The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Islamist rebel group that has been operating in the chaotic eastern Congo jungles for years, was widely ...
KINSHASA. – Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died yesterday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan extremist rebels, who are suspected of murdering 14 UN peacekeepers last month. The army had on Saturday announced an offensive against the Allied ...
KAMPALA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Ugandan military on Tuesday condemned the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels attack on the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) that left three soldiers dead. Ugandan military spokesperson Richard Karemire told Xinhua that the Monday ...
KINSHASA. – Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died yesterday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan extremist rebels, who are suspected of murdering 14 UN peacekeepers last month. The army had on Saturday announced an offensive against the Allied ...
Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers on Monday repelled an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels, who are suspected of ... one of a number of armed groups acting in North Kivu and South Kivu — the two provinces which border Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.
Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers on Monday repelled an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels, who are suspected of ... one of a number of armed groups acting in North Kivu and South Kivu — the two provinces which border Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.
The Congolese army on Saturday announced a new operation against armed groups, notably the ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels suspected of ... The ADF Ugandan rebel force is one of a number of armed groups acting in North Kivu and South Kivu, the two western provinces which border Uganda, Rwanda, ...
Congolese troops began a military offensive in the eastern city of Beni on Saturday against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan rebel armed ... The operation is part of a joint effort by the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda against the group after the suspected ADF attack on a base ...
Years of warfare stemming from a brutal rebellion by the Lord's Resistance Army wrecked havoc on the people of northern Uganda. The unimaginable carnage and bloodshed left children's lives in shambles. Thousands were incorporated into armies and plucked away from their families. But the fighting has ended leaving ...
(CNN) A joint Ugandan and Congolese military operation killed more than 100 militants aligned with a rebel group believed to be responsible for the ... "The ADF recent attack on the UN Peacekeepers of MONUSCO from the sister-country of Tanzania is an indictment to its activities not only for Uganda and ...
25 (Xinhua) -- The Ugandan military said on Monday that it killed over 100 Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in an operation last Friday against rebel camps in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The airstrike and artillery operation, code-named "Tuugo," targeted eight ADF camps in Eringeti ...
The Ugandan army on Friday attacked camps in eastern Congo housing Ugandan Islamist rebels blamed for a raid this month that killed 14 United Nations peacekeepers, an army spokesman said. The attack, carried out with air strikes and long range weapons from inside Uganda, is the first in a joint ...
Addressing the nation at the 32nd National Resistance Movement/Army power takeover anniversary in Arua yesterday, Museveni said Ugandans ... the people of West Nile for their contribution to the pacification of Uganda when they collaborated with his then rebel outfit, the National Resistance Army, ...
Uganda has charged 45 Rwandans with terrorism following their arrest at the border with Tanzania earlier this month, a police spokesman said Friday. ... The suspects are being held at Nalufenya prison, east of the capital Kampala, often used to jail those accused of terrorism or involvement with rebel ...
KAMPALA, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Ugandan military on Friday said several people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are fleeing into Uganda for fear of reprisal by Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels. Ronald Kakurungu, spokesperson of airstrike and long-range artillery operation ...
Uganda's military says its forces have killed over 100 rebels in eastern Congo accused of carrying out the attack that left 15 UN peacekeepers dead earlier ... 260 people back to rebel-held areas, in return for some 70 prisoners who have been held by pro-Russia rebels in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.


 

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