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Ugandan Military Deny Buildup Along Sudan Border

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandan troops based in South Sudan are not massing along the Sudan border, Ugandan military officials said on Tuesday, after Sudan's state news agency reported 16,000 Ugandan soldiers were due to arrive near the frontier.

Uganda Ups The Ante For Rapid Response To Crises

AFRICANGLOBE - One reason Uganda was able to despatch an intervention force to South Sudan so quickly is the fact that the former is the only country in the region to have set up a rapid response centre. Uganda’s experience of intervening in conflict situations around the region over the years is said to have led to the building of the centre, with South Sudan becoming the first recipient of troops off the centre’s conveyor belt.

Uganda Hosts African Army Commanders

African military chiefs Wednesday visited the UPDF Peace Support Operations Centre in Singo and witnessed the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers undergoing training...