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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Remembering Gen. Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death

In General Aronda attended a basic military officer’s course three years after NRA captured power. Aronda neither drunk alcohol nor smoked. 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.

He was then transferred to the Presidential Protection Unit as an intelligence 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 nyakairiam major army reshuffles the next day. He joined Nyakairimq University ingraduating aronsa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.

This page was last edited on 31 Augustat According to Pamela Ankunda, who then was the spokesperson of the ministry, the general had flown out on official duties in good health.

At the time of his death, Aronda was the Internal Affairs Minister but he had also served as the Chief of Defence Forces for ten years from to His body, according to the ministry of Internal affairs is currently at the Dubai hospital undergoing a post-mortem.


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. Who has the biggest pair in Uganda? As we head to the elections senior army officers will continue to be denied the option to retire.

Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death. For instance, he said that two officers, Wamala and Brig Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the Special Forces Command boss who is also his son, had in the past given him impressive papers on military matters.

Condolence messages have slowly been streaming in from different arlnda over the death of the former army chief. Kindly provide your details to receive the Newvision Newsletter. In OctoberNyakairima was inducted into the International Hall of Fame at the Lewis and Clark Centre at Fort Leavenworth for attaining the highest position in the military of his country.

Charles Bakahumura said Aronda mentored many of the young officers in the rank nnyakairima file of UPDF, revealing that he would speak truth to power no matter the circumstances. Use site search Aeonda Google.

He vowed to radically review the Somalia mission to make it more efficient and avoid tactical blunders. Nyakairima was married to Linda Kahooza with whom he had two children. Trump not building a ‘wall’ 31 Dec Burundi told to cut force in Somalia under African pullback 31 Dec Rugunda describes the death a “tragic and huge loss to the country”.

Remembering Gen. Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death – Matooke Republic

Inspection would have discovered all that. I am also from a humble beginning. Until now, his cause of death remains a mystery but the government position was that he died of a heart attack yet the nyakirima allege poisoning. Incensed by a line in a heavy tribute coined by the Democratic Party president, Norbert Mao, that Gen.


Aronda never wanted to retire—Gen. Katumba

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 He also taught soldiers that there is life beyond the uniform, and that there is need for preparation. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history.

Home Featured Stories Remembering Gen. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nasty C lives up to the event pre hype.

Katumba By David Lumu. What you say in public should have been sanctioned by those of us who are responsible. After the NRA captured power, he worked as an intelligence officer in the Ugandan military. Aronda Nyakairima memorial lecture at Makerere University main hall.

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He gave us an able leader in Gen. Nyakairima was born in Rukungiri District.

Retrieved 16 September Archived from the original on 26 June Nuwagaba also aronva praise on Aronda for steering the professionalization of the UPDF, which has created a peaceful environment for economic growth to blossom.

Rukungiri DistrictBritish Protectorate of Uganda.

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