Uganda is sending 160 police personnel to Somalia for peacekeeping operations.
According to the Ugandan Police Force, the officers have finished a six-month-training, and will be deployed by December under the African Union Mission in Somalia.
“In Somalia, the officers will provide public order management and protection of African Union personnel and facilities.
The team is part of the Formed Police Units within the African Union, which rotates on an annual basis.
This deployment will mark the tenth rotation of Uganda’s police units in Somalia.
Uganda started deployment to Somalia under the African Union mission in July 2012.
Uganda deploys 160 peacekeepers to Somalia