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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: National Election Security Reminder

The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to practice safety and security measures because of the potential for political unrest before, during and after the February 18 national elections.  Although there is no indication that U.S. citizens may be targets of violence, U.S. citizens are urged to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation ...
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Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Uganda to the upcoming general elections scheduled for February 18, and local elections scheduled between February 24 and March 10.  U.S. citizens are urged to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation throughout the electoral period.  This Travel Alert expires on March ...
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U.S. Military Personnel Train With the UPDF

U.S. Marine Sgt. Sam Adkins, an explosive ordinance disposal technician with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa, identifies a pressure plate during an Improvised Explosive Device awareness class with members of the Uganda People’s Defense Force. U.S. military personnel are training with the UPDF in order to increase engineering and logistical capabilities while strengthening ...
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