Aug 2, 2000; Uganda claimed that it had withdrawn another "two planeloads" of troops from the DRC. An AFP report said that Uganda ultimately planned to withdraw five battalions from the Congo (each battalion with 756 troops). The Ugandans have been using the DRC town of Buta as an assembly point for withdrawing forces.
Uganda announced a major victory over the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group which operates in western Uganda. The Ugandan Army claims to have captured a senior ADF leader, Isa Lubega (alias given as Twatera Emudu).