19 October 2001

Uganda: 'Makenke Barracks Too Full'

The army on Tuesday explained the saga in Mbarara's Makenke Army barracks where soldiers' wives resisted the Chief of Staff Brig. James Kazini's order to quit the barracks.

Army spokesman Lt. Col. Phinehas Katirima said, "The army decided to decongest the barracks which was built for about 1,000 soldiers, but now has over 10,000 people."

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