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2015-09-03 Fallen UPDF Soldiers Returned From Somalia
[Observer] Uganda People's Defense Force Chief of Staff Brig Leopard Kyanda has vowed that Uganda will not stop fighting al-Shabaab militants until they free Somalia.

2015-09-03 Al-Shabaab Somalia Attack 'A Game Changer' - UPDF
[Observer] Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF) says the Monday night attack on the AMISOM Janaale military base in Somalia which claimed 12 of its soldiers is a 'game changer' and the al-Shabaab militants should expect a response soon.

2015-09-03 We Join Our Army in Mourning Somalia Dead
[Monitor] Tuesday, September 1, will go down in the history of our army's peacekeeping missions as a truly dark day. On this day, many souls were lost.

2015-09-03 Exiles Protest Move to Lift Term Limits
[Monitor] Kampala -A section of Rwandans in the diaspora yesterday protested against a move by Rwanda's parliament to amend the constitution and lift term limits, giving President Paul Kagame lee way to offer himself for another term after his current tenure expires in 2017.

2015-09-03 Al-Shabaab Attack - Gen Katumba Wamala Addresses
[Monitor] Kampala -The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Katumba Wamala, yesterday flew to Mogadishu to meet UPDF commanders, a day after Somali insurgents attacked a Ugandan army base, killing unspecified number of soldiers.

2015-09-03 Trade Experts Slam Kenya-Uganda Sugar Deal Feud
[New Times] The first-ever East African manufacturing business summit closed yesterday in Kampala with participants urging partner states to recommit themselves to the customs union and avoid protectionism in order to allow for free trade and fair competition to prevail in the region.

2015-09-03 Besigye Trounces Muntu in FDC Polls
[Observer] Out of the 1043 delegates, 718 voted Dr Kizza Besigye as the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer in next year's presidential elections.

2015-09-03 Six-Year Winless Comoros Desperate to End Bad Form
[Monitor] Kampala -Les Coelecantes, as the Comoros national football team are called, touched down in the capital Moroni from Paris on Tuesday, two days before the Uganda Cranes arrive in the island nation today.

2015-09-03 Pupil Dies in School Fire
[Monitor] Masaka -On Tuesday night, fire gutted a dormitory at Nyendo Modern Primary School, leaving one pupil dead and another injured.

2015-09-03 Brig Tumukunde Promoted, Then Retired
[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has promoted former Chief of Military Intelligence (CMI) Brigadier Henry Tumukunde to the rank of Lieutenant General and retired him from the army.

2015-09-03 Uganda Military Chief On 'Abrupt' Somalia Visit After Troops Killed in Raid
[Nation] Uganda's military chief is on an abrupt visit to Somalia to "assess the situation" after more than 50 soldiers attached to the African Union Mission (Amisom) were massacred on Tuesday.

2015-09-03 Raila Odinga Criticises Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni Over Term Limits
[East African] Kenya's Opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni not to extend their stay in power and allow other people to lead instead.

2015-09-03 UPDF Somalia Casualties Flown Back Today - Army
[Monitor] Twelve Ugandan peacekeepers under the Somalia Mission were killed in the Tuesday morning attack by Islamic militants Al-Shabaab on the Ugandan army base in Janaale, 55 miles (90km) southeast of the capital Mogadishu, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has said.

2015-09-03 DP Warns Lukwago On Vigilante Group
[Monitor] Kampala -The Democratic Party has warned Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago for forming a vigilante group.

2015-09-03 Uganda's Top General in Mogadishu After Al-Shabaab Raid
[East African] The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Katumba Wamala, Wednesday flew to Mogadishu to meet UPDF commanders, a day after Somali insurgents attacked a Ugandan army base, killing unspecified number of soldiers.

2015-09-03 12 Ugandan Soldiers Killed in Somalia - Army
[East African] Twelve Ugandan peacekeepers under the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) were killed in the Tuesday morning attack by Islamic militants Al-Shabaab on the Ugandan army base in Janaale, 55 miles (90km) southeast of the capital Mogadishu, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has said.

2015-09-03 Youths to Benefit From Free Altona Swimming Clinics
[Monitor] Kampala -Altona Swim Club Uganda has offered to give youths in different communities free swimming lessons.

2015-09-03 NRM Rebel MPs Vow to Storm Party Office Over Membership
[Monitor] Kampala -As nomination deadline for returning forms by NRM party aspirants approaches, the four expelled party MPs are losing patience after the party's top organ advised them to seek President Museveni intervention in order to formalise their return.

2015-09-03 Pope Declares Abortion Forgiveness Universal
[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandans have approved of Pope Francis announcement that priests should be allowed to forgive women who have aborted.

2015-09-03 UNRA to Erect Weighbridges On Tororo Road to Prevent Damage
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is set to erect a weighbridge near Tororo Cement Factory to minimise the damage cement trucks are causing to the roads, the agency executive director, has said.

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