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Little Mogadishu

Uganda contributes the biggest percentage of troops to African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom). Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) went to Somalia in 2007 and contigent consists of 5,700 troops at any one time of the total 16,723. Uganda is highly credited for contributing towards the stability of the country in the Horn of Africa.

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Uganda has a training base north of the capital Kampala known as the Peace Support Training Centre at Singo, in Nakaseke district.

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6,000 troops have undergone trainin at this centre also known as ‘Little Mogadishu’SAM_0409

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