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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Nyakairima was married to Linda Kahooza with whom he had two children. Wamala said when Aronda, who became the first Chief of Defence forces inhanded him the baton, he told him that: Described by several army officers as one of the most disciplined commanders the force had ever had, General Aronda Nyakairima died on September 11,while on an in-flight from South Korea to Dubai on his way back to Uganda.

He joined Makerere University ingraduating in with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.

His body, according to the ministry of Internal affairs is currently at the Dubai hospital undergoing a post-mortem. Soldiers were underfed, says commander-in-chief. Battle of the buttocks: Ankunda in a phone interview said that the army had resolved to send a team of pathologists to carry out an independent post mortem on the body.

Aronda Never Wanted To Retire—Gen. Katumba

After the NRA captured power, he worked as an intelligence nyakaairima in the Ugandan military. Inspection would have discovered all that. 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.


But Opondo later told NTV that Aronda “collapsed in a transit lounge and we suspect he did not get immediate medical attention”.

Minister Aronda Nyakairima dead

How does such a situation come about? Retrieved from ” https: Without such support, Museveni argued, army officers would become indebted and others would turn to corruption to provide for their families. Aronda died this morning aboard an Emirates flight heading into Dubai from South Korea.

Augustus Nuwagaba, who was the guest speaker at the memorial lecture, said Aronda was one of the most humble people he has ever met.

The Observer – Uganda

The US ambassador to Uganda Scott De Lisi mourned Aronda saying he was a dedicated serviceman, whom he shared many meals and cups of coffee with. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Condolence messages have slowly been streaming in from different dignitaries over the death of the former army chief. At the time of his death, Aronda was the Internal Affairs Minister but he had also served as the Chief of Afonda Forces for ten years from to Aronda was born in Rukungiri District on July 7 aronea Archived from the original on 24 September Aronda neither drunk alcohol nor smoked.

Instead, the few compliments dished out went to Katumba Wamala, and younger officers, to whom he would hand the reigns of the army leadership a few hours later. Home Featured Stories Remembering Gen. Nasty C lives up to the event pre hype.

Clean as a whistle, Gen. Aronda, Amama Mbabazi former Prime Minister has never been a serving army officer.


Air hostess woke up Aronda to have breakfast and found him dead on the plane. This institution is not a private property for anybody.

From a humble beginning, he was able to become a General and Minister. After the NRA captured power, he worked as an intelligence officer in the Ugandan military. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Why Museveni fired Aronda

He vowed to radically review the Somalia mission to make it more efficient and avoid tactical blunders. We were all mentored by Aronda. He also taught us that success without a successor is not good enough.

University Guide Schools guide Supplement. Retrieved 12 September Russia to supply aviation equipment to Uganda. In General Aronda attended a basic military officer’s course three years after Aroonda captured power. As we head to the elections senior army officers will continue to be denied the option to retire. 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.

Aronda died last year, and was buried on 20 September, Retrieved 16 September Rugunda nyakairjma the death a “tragic and huge loss to the country”.

For instance, he said that two officers, Wamala and Brig Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the Special Forces Command boss nyakairuma is also his son, had in the past given him impressive papers on military matters.