Described by several army officers as one of the most disciplined commanders the force had ever had, General Aronda Nyakairima died on. It is almost a year since Gen Nyakairima died on September 12, in Dubai, aboard Emirates airlines. Aronda, then serving as Internal. Born in July in Buyanja, Rukungiri District, Aronda Nyakairima attended Nyakaina Primary School in Rukungiri and later Rubirizi.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Soldiers were underfed, says commander-in-chief. Most Read Most Commented The drama, the misery and the success of 31 Dec Tunisia coastguard rescues 45 migrants 31 Dec Sudan’s Bashir tells police to rein in force against protesters 31 Dec White House chief: Home News Entertainment All Events. Aronda aaronda never denied to retire from the army.

As we head to the elections senior army officers will continue to be denied the option to retire. Subscribe to Newvision Newsletter. Stop pushing my Tanga rift under the carpet, Lumumba tells Museveni. Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death. Aronda was born in Rukungiri District on July 7 It is criminal to fail to serve faithfully our reliable infantry with what they are entitled to, for example food, clothes, and mosquito nets. He adds that the names of the doctors who are part of the team will be divulged to the media after a meeting called by Internal Affairs at Kololo Grounds is complete this afternoon.

They were promptly replaced by Gen Katumba Wamala and Lt Gen Charles Angina, respectively, in a reshuffle that largely replaced bush war veterans with younger but well-trained officers.

He vowed to radically review the Somalia mission to make it more efficient and avoid tactical blunders. He also taught us that success without a successor is not aroda enough.


Without such support, Museveni argued, army officers would become indebted and others would turn to corruption to provide for their families. Inspection would have discovered all that. Church to have prayer day for abuse victims I want to clear that.

Aronda died this morning aboard an Emirates flight heading into Dubai from South Korea. It did not, therefore, come as a surprise to army officers who attended, including our sources for this information, when the commander-in-chief announced a major army reshuffles the next day. Rugunda describes the death a “tragic and huge loss to the country”. How does such a situation come about?

He adds that despite having different perspectives, Aronda remained a leader with shared values. Nuwagaba also heaped praise on Aronda for steering the professionalization of the UPDF, which has created a peaceful environment for economic growth to blossom. The president further suggested the establishment of health facilities to provide free services to soldiers, as well as income-generating projects such as poultry farming, tailoring and baking to boost their incomes.

Nyakairima was born in Rukungiri District. This page was last edited on 31 Augustat The statement describes Aronda as a dedicated servant of the people of Uganda and that it was with great sadness that the news of his death was received.

Museveni also cited the tendency for officers not to use appropriate fora to voice their opinions, and poor planning, which he in fact blamed for the crashing of three Somalia-bound helicopter gunships in the Mt Kenya ranges in August that caused the death of seven officers.

He also has further military qualifications from the Egyptian Military Academy in Cairo.

The president was, however, persuaded by the two officers who argued that the deployment would, in addition, yield some money ynakairima the soldiers involved. Home Featured Stories Remembering Gen.

Chief of Defence Forces of Uganda — He joined Makerere University ingraduating in with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. Aronda Nyakairima 7 July — 12 September was a Ugandan army officer who served in the cabinet of Uganda as minister of internal affairs from until his death on 11 September From there, he served as the commanding officer of the Armored Brigade before his appointment as commander of the UPDF in Aronda also worked under the Presidential Protection Unit, Commanding Officer of the Armored Brigade and represented the army in parliament from until his death.

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Lack of inspection then nurtures corruption. After the NRA captured power, he worked nyakairimw an intelligence officer in the Ugandan military. Use site search Use Google.

Why Museveni fired Aronda

Trump not building a ‘wall’ 31 Dec Burundi told to cut force in Somalia under African pullback 31 Dec He was later confirmed dead at the age of 56 years.

Turning to discipline in the army, Museveni criticised the UPDF leadership for tolerating army officers who disseminate dissenting views in the wrong forum. In memory of the ones we lost in Aronda could have been retired before Museveni appointed him Internal Affairs Minister. If we fail to build on this rock, we shall nyaksirima let down Gen. What you say in public should have been sanctioned by those of us who are responsible.

Clean as a whistle, Gen. Aronda Nyakairima memorial lecture at Makerere University main hall.

Aronda Never Wanted To Retire—Gen. Katumba

Archived from the original on 26 June Condolence nyakairjma have slowly been streaming in from different dignitaries over the death of the former army chief. Russia to supply aviation equipment to Uganda. He also taught soldiers that there is life beyond the uniform, and that there is need for preparation.