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Cablegate: Uganda: Leahy Vetting Request - Addition to Ugabag Rigid

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DE RUEHKM #0424 0560741
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FM AMEMBASSY KAMPALA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0277
INFO RUEHKM/AMEMBASSY KAMPALA

UNCLAS KAMPALA 000424

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV MASS MOPS
SUBJECT: UGANDA: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST - ADDITION TO UGABAG RIGID
HULL BOAT TRAINIG

REF: KAMPALA 412

1. Pursuant to the Leahy and Foreign Assistance Acts, post
requests assistance in screening the following Ugandan national who
has been selected for US-sponsored training. This candidate will
participate in the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat Training from March 8
to April 30 in Entebbe, Uganda. Post has reviewed its files and
found no derogatory information on this individuals.

2. This candidate is an addition to the list provided in reftel.
Post has determined that this candidate is not the same 28 year old
Apollo Mwesigwa that was arrested by Ugandan police in July 2009
for attempting to sell his son.


3. Biographical details are as follows:

Rank: PTE

Name: Mwesigwa Apollo

Unit: Butiaba Marine Brigade of the Ugandan military (UPDF).
Date of Birth: 1987

Place of Birth: Lyantonde
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