AUGUST 9, 2009: UN to Expand it's base in Entebbe

UN to Expand Entebbe Base

SOURCE: New Vision

By: Henry Mukasa

Kampala — THE United Nations will expand its anchor operations at Entebbe army base to make it its logistical launchpad for UN missions in Africa.

Uganda's permanent representative to the UN Security Council in New York, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, announced on Friday that the expansion of the logistics hub will commence next year.

Addressing journalists at the Media Centre in Kampala, Rugunda explained that the UN logistical services base has benefited peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Darfur, South Sudan, Chad and Somalia...

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