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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Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death. The statement describes Aronda nyakaairima a dedicated servant of the people of Uganda and that it was with great sadness that the news of his death was received. Without such support, Museveni argued, army officers would become indebted and others would turn to corruption to provide for their families.

Trump not building a ‘wall’ 31 Dec Burundi told to cut force in Somalia under African pullback 31 Dec He graduated in and joined the National Resistance Army guerrilla force in shortly after leaving Makerere University. As we head to the elections senior army officers will continue to be denied the option to retire.

In memory of the ones we lost in If we fail to build on this rock, we shall have let down Gen. Turning to the controversial helicopter crashes, Museveni again blamed poor planning and bad advice from generals Aronda and Owoyesigire, the former commander of the air force.

Aronda was born in Rukungiri District on Aronsa 7 Aronda could have been retired before Museveni appointed him Internal Affairs Minister. From a humble beginning, he was able to become a General and Minister.


Stop pushing my Tanga rift under the carpet, Lumumba tells Museveni. I, for instance, got a report from the 47 battalion just before the operation [against LRA] in Garamba DR Congo that they were eating only one meal a day. Use site search Use Google. The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence in the country, Nakairima. How does such a situation come about?

Katumba Wamala has revealed that the former minister of Internal Afonda never wanted to retire. Home Featured Stories Remembering Gen. But Opondo later told NTV that Aronda “collapsed in a transit lounge and we suspect he did not get immediate medical attention”. Until then, Nyakairima had been praised for many achievements in his year reign, including transformation of the UPDF into one of the most respected armies in the Great Lakes region.

Remembering Gen. Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death

Archived from the original on 24 September Aronda never wanted to retire—Gen. Aronda, Amama Mbabazi former Prime Minister has never been a serving army officer. 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. He is also credited by some in the UPDF for neutralising cliques and nitpicking within the army that had been nyakaifima with the leadership of his predecessor, Maj Gen James Kazini.

His body, according to the ministry of Internal affairs is currently at the Dubai hospital undergoing a post-mortem. I am also from a humble beginning.

University Guide Schools guide Supplement. Augustus Nuwagaba, who was the guest speaker at the memorial nyakairims, said Aronda was one of the most humble people he has ever met.

Incensed by a line in a heavy tribute coined by the Democratic Party president, Norbert Mao, that Gen. Use site search Use Google. Nasty C lives up to the event pre hype. Museveni also questioned the planning, as well as some of the tactics and strategies used by commanders in Somalia. He also taught soldiers that there is life beyond the uniform, and that there is need for preparation.


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More From The Author. Soldiers were underfed, says commander-in-chief. Retrieved 13 May Addressing the High Command on May 22, President Museveni was unusually critical of sronda Aronda Nyakairima army leadership, outlining several areas where it had fallen short. He also has further military qualifications from the Egyptian Military Academy in Cairo. He attended Kitgum High school in Kitgum district before he joined Makerere University inwhere he pursued a Bachelor’s degree in political science.

Aronda died last year, and was buried on 20 September, Russia to supply aviation equipment to Uganda. Norbert Mao said that Aronda was denied to retire.

Church to have prayer day for abuse victims Aronda died this morning aboard an Emirates flight heading into Dubai from South Korea.

Katumba By David Lumu. 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.

Museveni also suggested a salary loan whereby soldiering parents access loans to be repaid using deductions from their salaries.