Uganda: December 27, 2001


: The Ugandan government said it will deploy more troops to the Sudanese and Kenyan borders. The reason: increased cross-border attacks by nomadic herders and arms trafficking. StrategyPage has reported that the Ugandans were beginning to create a border militia force. This latest government statement indicates regular army units will also be moved. The Ugandan statement specifically named the Turkana and Pokot tribes of Kenya, and the Didinka (Dinka), Toposa and Tipesi tribes of Sudan as carrying out the raids.


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