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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Lack of inspection then nurtures corruption. In General Aronda attended a basic military officer’s course three years after NRA captured power. Aronda was born in Rukungiri District on July 7 He vowed to radically review the Somalia mission to make it more efficient and avoid tactical blunders. He is also credited by some in the UPDF for neutralising cliques and nitpicking within the army that had been associated with the leadership of his predecessor, Maj Gen James Kazini.

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence in the country, Brig. Aronda Nyakairima was denied a chance to retire, the Chief of Defence forces, Gen.

Why Museveni fired Aronda

The commander-in-chief, our sources told us, spoke of his anger when he discovered these anomalies. University Guide Schools guide Supplement. Views Read Edit View history. Married to Linda Kahooza and survived by two children, Aronda was the man responsible for the bring it about of the National Identity Card. After the NRA captured power, he worked as an intelligence officer in the Ugandan military.


According to Pamela Ankunda, who then was the spokesperson of the ministry, the general had flown out on official duties in good health.

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Nyakairina Nuwagaba, who was the guest speaker at the memorial lecture, said Aronda was one of the most humble people he has ever met. Addressing the High Command on May 22, President Museveni was unusually critical of the Aronda Nyakairima army leadership, outlining several areas where it had fallen short.

Until now, his cause of death remains a mystery but the government position was that he died of a heart attack yet the opposition allege poisoning.

Aronda never wanted to retire—Gen. Katumba

Katumba Wamala has revealed that the former minister of Internal Affairs never wanted to retire. As we head to the elections senior army officers will continue to be denied the option to retire. Local Africa World Education. Aronda neither drunk alcohol nor smoked. Aronda Nyakairima memorial lecture at Makerere University main hall.

Use site search Use Google. Govt spends sh99b on rent every year – minister In OctoberNyakairima was inducted into the International Hall of Fame at the Lewis and Clark Centre at Fort Nyskairima for attaining the highest position in the military of his country. Among the mistakes reportedly committed by the old army leadership, the president pointed out software problems, which he said had led to failure to inspect troops, ultimately making it difficult to discover some loopholes in good time.


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. Uganda Peoples Defence Forces is to send a team of pathologists to Dubai to do a post-mortem report nyaairima the death of the General, the army spokesperson Col Paddy Ankunda nya,airima said.

Katumba By David Lumu. He also taught us that success without a successor is not good enough. Russia to supply aviation equipment to Uganda.

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

Without such support, Museveni argued, army officers would become indebted and others would turn to corruption to provide for their families. Print A A A.

Aronda Nyakairima three years after his mystery death. More From The Author. Wamala said when Aronda, who became the first Chief of Defence forces inhanded him the baton, he told him that: