Last Uganda soldiers leave war ravaged Central Africa Republic

Last Uganda soldiers leave war ravaged Central Africa Republic

Wednesday has marked the last arrival of Ugandan troops from the Central African Republic since the announcement made on April 19, 2017. A statement by Capt. Lawrence Draga, the 4th Division Infant Battalion spokesperson says, “today marks the last arrival of Ugandan troops from CAR.” “The final batch of the troops began trekking from their […]

UPDF soldiers accused of rape, defilement of children in CAR

UPDF soldiers accused of rape, defilement of children in CAR

According to an article by BBC reporter Catherine Byaruhanga, Uganda has about 2,500 soldiers stationed in the Central African Republic (CAR). The mission, which began in 2009, aims to hunt down Joseph Kony and members of his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The rebel group has been accused of allegedly committing massacres, abductions, rape and acts […]