This row comes at a time when government is pushing for an amendment to the 1998 Land Act, ostensibly to protect bibanja owners; people who occupy land without title, from eviction by those who hold the title. We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, comrades and friends of the Late General Aronda Nyakairima. Trending. Meanwhile, Bamugemereire also issued a notice to several people attempting to evict residents in different areas where she said her commission has taken an interest. URSB Boss Bemanya to Head African Regional Intellectual Property Organization in Zimbabwe; Boxing: Shafik Kiwanuka Ready for American Olivier McCall Challenge On September 12, 2015 while on a transit flight from South Korea, the former Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) and then Minister of Internal Affairs, Aronda Nyakairima was pronounced dead. Kibirango however refused to disclose to the Independent how much he paid for the land and at how much he sold it to Nyakairima. The unit has since been formed and was recently launched in Kampala. In his possession was a Mailo Land Title which showed that Block 710 plot 9 belonged to him. Ugandans have mourned departed Internal Affairs Minister General Aronda Nyakairima. Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines Equally, Archbishop Kazimba Tells Security Agencies; UTB’s Ajarova Takes to Rwenzori Peak on Fact- Finding Mission Defense Ministry Spokesperson Lt. Last week, a petition signed by 60 representatives of the 100 families was delivered to Speaker of Parliament Edward Ssekandi. “Red eyes, enlarged heart, damaged heart muscles, heart vessels affected by excessive fat. Soldiers harass villagers Land title and transfers contested Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Lt. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima is at the centre of a dispute involving over 1,000 acres of land in Kyerere village, Gayaza sub-county in Kiboga district in which close to 100 families are … He explained that the examination was not done in Dubai because of the lengthy clearance processes. 16 mil Me gusta. The deputy executive director Uganda Media Center, Col. Shaban Bantariza read the report on behalf of the Prime Minister on yesterday Thursday at the Uganda Media Center. Kamanda. 16,397 people follow this. According to Pamela Ankunda, the Internal Affairs Ministry spokesperson says Aronda died last night aboard a flight from South Korea to Uganda. Post mortem report. The call lasted for 00:13:47. var D=new Date(),d=document,b='body',ce='createElement',ac='appendChild',st='style',ds='display',n='none',gi='getElementById',lp=d.location.protocol,wp=lp.indexOf('http')==0?lp:'https:'; According to the report, General Aronda Nyakairima died of an acute heart failure due to extensive and irreversible blockade of the heart blood vessels. More than five people have been arrested for mobilising the residents to resist the eviction. Prior to his appointment to the Internal Affairs Ministry, Aronda served as the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) from 2003-2013. “No post-mortem was done in Dubai because the pathologists would have to be registered practitioners in Dubai,” he said. And to many, Gen. Robert Aronda Nyakairima, multi linguist and teetotaler, was one such officer. A close family friend of the late, Kyambadde posted on her official Twitter handle: “Uganda has lost its gallant General. Kamanda on UPDF letterhead: ‘This is to request you to see me and we follow on where we left off on the matter of my land.’. Oluvannyuma yafunye kamunguluze n’atwalibwa mu ddwaaliro kyokka ne bagaana okumukolako kubanga teyabadde na yinsuwa y’e Korea. According to me, all the documents of this land were in order,’ he said. Cause of heart failure was excessive fat. You cannot tell who is who. They came to me and I wrote to the general informing him that he was trespassing on my property.’. At the time, he was the Internal Affairs Minister. Speaking in Luganda, Kibirango insisted that the land was his and he had every right to sell it to Gen. Nyakairima. President Yoweri Museveni, the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, eulogized the departed general at the funeral service attended by friends, family, government officials, religious leaders, diplomats and the general public. He joined the National Resistance in 1982 soon after completing his degree in Political Science at Makerere University. Col. Otema, Maj. Gen. Julius Oketta and Col. Walter Ochola have been cited in several land disputes in Acholi while Col. Clovis Mugenyi is at the centre of a row over Kisekka market in Kampala. Said he: ‘I have directed him (IGP) to set up a police unit to fight for these poor people,’ adding that most of his support during the bush war came from the poor and he cannot forsake them. When President Museveni visited the late Gen. Aronda Nyakairima’s home to commiserate with his family over his death, he told mourners who had gathered to keep wake that government is investigating the cause of the 56-year-old senior government official. Colonel Paddy Ankunda says Aronda\'s body will arrive in … According to various correspondences, the matter has been simmering since 2002 and has at various times drawn in several senior government officials including the state Minster for Lands Kasirivu Atwooki, state Minister for Defence MP Ruth Nankabirwa and a cross-section of special assistants to the president including Maj. Jacob Asiimwe. 16,390 people like this. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I interacted with the residents on site and discovered that they were genuinely facing possible eviction. The herdsmen sleep their. His family has been informed. Fat was found both in and out of vessels,” findings by Mulago Hospital pathologists indicated. Describing Aronda as a very careful person "who could not die that easily," Gwanga said Nyakairima had personally told him about his frustrations since being moved from the army to cabinet. “I can confirm that General Aronda died a board a flight from South Korea”, Ankunda said on phone this morning. We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, comrades and friends of the Late General Aronda Nyakairima Tags Gen. Nyakairima to evict 100 families from Kiboga Nyakairima, Your email address will not be published. By Martin Kitubi ... who has been the living eldest brother to the deceased and only surviving member of the Nyakairima family. Posted on: Sunday, September 13, 2015. Museveni warned him to leave his family alone and to stop badmouthing Muhoozi and Janet Kataha. Previously he was Chief of Defense Forces, the highest military rank in the Uganda People’s Defense Force , from 2003 to 2013. They are facing a possible eviction. The late Gen. Aronda Nyakairima served as Chief of Defence Forces from 2003 to 2013 and died on 12 September 12, 2015. Many have hailed General Aronda Nyakairima's role towards ending the two decade war that pitted the LRA against the government of Uganda in northern Uganda. Fat was found both in and out of vessels,” findings by Mulago Hospital pathologists indicated. Efforts to view additional documentation were met with resistance. 1,963 likes. When asked to comment on this issue, State Minister Ruth Nankabirwa said that due to her heavy working schedule, she has not been able to follow up on the issue closely as yet. In 1937, Matayo died living his son Levi Kafumbe in charge of his estate. ‘Two learning institutions were violently demolished under military supervision. We all woke up to the sad news of the sudden death of Gen Aronda Nyakairima. In 2003, he was named Chief of defense forces of UPDF, a position in which he served until 2013 when he was replaced by Gen. Katumba Wamala. If this was a genuine transaction, why is their so much harassment from the military? According to media reports from the time, four shots rang out and only Kayiira was hit. ‘Five minute transactions are not strange. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima was born on July 7, 1959. ‘We cannot rule out fraud in such issues. Kafumbe, who passed away in 2003, did not leave a will and testament. Now the residents have pinned their hope on Parliament. Details of whether or not this meeting took place; where and when it was supposed to be were not available to The Independent by press time. Early life and education: Nyakairima was born in Rukungiri District. Those are agents who want to be bribed. Former Somalia Prime Minister Farmajo Mohamed has expressed sincere condolences to the family and people of Uganda for the loss of Gen. Aronda Nyakairima who died last Saturday in Dubai. There are no other instructions of transfer after 1931 yet at the Mityana Land Office, records indicate that as of the 29th (month not indicated) 1950, under instrument number 9203, the land belongs to Yosan Ssempiima. Their burial sites have been vandalised and strangers move freely within their midst. By John Njoroge Two schools demolished Soldiers harass villagers Land title and transfers contested Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Lt. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima is at the centre of a dispute involving over 1,000 acres of land in Kyerere village, Gayaza sub-county in Kiboga district in which close to 100 families are facing eviction, The Independent … "I can confirm that General Aronda died aboard a flight from South Korea", Ankunda told URN on phone this morning. Public Figure. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I have not been to the site since,’ she said. The Bibanja holders had been stopped from cultivating the land and evidence of detention of some residents was available at the nearby Ntwetwe police station. It has however been established that Capt Kamanda was one of the people who were arrested for mobilising the residents to resist eviction. You were informed in April 2007. GEN. Aronda Nyakairima aziikibwa leero e Rukungiri. Efforts by The Independent to reach Gen. Nyakairima for a comment were fruitless as he was reportedly busy. Gentle giant: Fallen Internal Affairs minister, Aronda Nyakairima was a calm man for his huge frame and profession as a soldier. See more of Aronda Nyakairima on Facebook. The body of the late Internal Affairs Minister General Aronda Nyakairima will be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Nyakiju in Rukungiri on 19th September 2015. In a telephone interview, Gideon Kibirango claimed to have lawfully bought this land and latter sold it to Nyakairima. The body of the late Internal Affairs Minister General Aronda Nyakairima will be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Nyakiju in Rukungiri on 19th September 2015. ¡Entre ya! In the night of 6 March, 1987 Kayiira was relaxing in the house of his good friend Henry Gombya, and Gombya’s family when armed men burst in. Devi Bhadrakali gramdevata of Aronda The Aronda High School building is situated on … Gen.Nyakairima. Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen Aronda Nyakairima at his residence in Buziga. Forgot account? If you are the sort of person […] Gen Aronda Nyakairima RIP. ‘I was alerted about this issue and I immediately went to Kiboga. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima as a person of integrity and humility; one who listened to everyone and yet only spoke after ascertaining the facts. Contact Aronda Nyakairima on Messenger. Police mourns General Aronda Nyakayirima. RIP: Aronda Nyakairima • General Nyakairima’s sudden death reminds us it’s always a thin line between life and death. There is not enough space for us to delve fully into the thoughts I had as I thought about the lives of both the General and the young man I had known so well for the short time he lived. The call lasted for 00:13:47. Defense Ministry Spokesperson Lt. Lumu Ibrahim explains. According to the report, General Aronda Nyakairima died of an acute heart failure due to extensive and irreversible blockade of the heart blood vessels. Nga tannafiira ku nnyonyi yasoose kulwala lubuto okumala ennaku bbiri ng’ali e South Korea. ‘The residents no longer have control of their own boundaries. ‘This is to request you to see me and we follow on where we left off on the matter of my land’ the undated letter said. A visit to the Kampala land offices yielded no fruits as the documents of Block 710 plot 9 (now plot 19) could not be found. This' page is in respect of our hero,mentor,father and role model Gen.Aronda Nyakairima who has passed on today the 12th of September 2015 Community See All. What the President forgot to tell the mourners, however, is that the investigations will never be […] Las últimas noticias de Panamá, imágenes y reportajes de actualidad política y económica están en Telemetro. Unlike Gen. Aronda, Amama has never been a serving army officer. Bantariza was flanked by a team of Uganda Pathologists from Mulago hospital led by ministry of health Permanent Secretary Asuman Lukwago. Lungs were also enlarged. Gen Aronda Nyakairima, the Internal Affairs Minister is dead. Minister of Internal Affairs Early life and education. Museveni’s security forces behaved very suspiciously shortly afterwards. On September 12, 2015 while on a transit flight from South Korea, the former Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) and then Minister of Internal Affairs, Aronda Nyakairima was pronounced dead. On Tuesday, the 15 th September 2015, a high powered delegation of the Uganda Police force led by Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP Balimwoyo Moses, the Director HRA signed in the book of condolence in memory of the late Hon. October 29, 2008 Karenga, Kaabong families at risk of starvation as elephants, buffalos destroy gardens, City bus operators cheating commuters despite abandoning SOPs, Fishermen condemn FPU for returning obsolete fishing materials, Over 1,000 traders desert Busia charcoal market, U.S. equities post weekly gains in kicking off 2021, VOTER EDUCATION: The role of the president, VOTER EDUCATION: Full list of election offences, Thousands of dead fish washed up on shores of Lake Victoria, ELECTIONS: Education Ministry adjusts 3rd term opening date. Log In. Not Now. Aronda had been in South Korea in pursuit of the Uganda National Identity Card project when he started complaining of stomach ache to his companions. In one incident, Nyakairima wrote a brief undated note to Capt. Nyakairima died of an acute heart failure due to extensive and irreversible blockade of the heart blood vessels, a post-mortem report has shown. ‘If there were any disputes over my transaction with the general, the concerned should seek legal redress from the courts of law,’ he said. He later transferred ownership of this land to his sons Mwasa Mugenyimubi and Laban Ssenkubuge. See actions taken by the people who … "General Aronda Nyakairima, who also served the country as Chief of Defence Forces, was a dedicated servant of the people of Uganda and his death is a tragic and huge loss to the country," he added. Uncertainty over polls takes toll on Ugandan traders, PWDs in Kasese struggle to access health services, Uganda to host international badminton championship in February. Peculiar to them is another fact that according to records, the two sons of Ssempiima got ownership of Block 710 plot 9 on October 22, 2002 at 10.00 am and transferred ownership to Gideon Kibirango on the same day five minutes later at 10.05 a.m. He indicated that there was need to fairly establish the ownership of the land, protect the Bibanja holders and compensate them for any malicious damage caused in the process of trying to evict the 100 families. Aronda lost morale but he telephoned Amama Mbabazi the prime minister and explained to him his dilemma. And to many, Gen. Robert Aronda Nyakairima, multi linguist and teetotaler, was one such officer. Your email address will not be published. About See All. We at Summit Business Publications join the entire nation in mourning the passing on of this gallant son of our Country Uganda. By The New Times Gen. Fred Rwigyema. 1,963 likes. Mrs Linda Nyakairima the widow of a departed general in an East African country has reveal that throughout her 20-year-marriage with Gen. Joseph Aronda Nyakairima, she had never heard of heart problem as health problem for her husband. Hon. Another official of the Mityana Land Board when contacted on phone was willing to help only that he was out of his office. A state funeral is being held now at the Kololo independence grounds in honour of our fallen UPDF General and Minister of Internal Affairs General Aronda Nyakairima. He attended Kitgum High school in Kitgum district before he joined Makerere University in 1978, where he pursued a Bachelor's degree in political science. It is not clear whether a contingent will be deployed to Kiboga. At one time, he bragged to General Karekezi Kayihura, the Uganda para-military Police Supremo, that after beating a suspect for three days, the suspect could not die. Gen.Nyakairima. The Independent has learnt that the land in question, Block 710 plot 9, which is now plot 19, was acquired by three individuals at different intervals. Trending. The Independent Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. RIP: Aronda Nyakairima • General Nyakairima’s sudden death reminds us it’s always a thin line between life and death. The body has been in Dubai from Saturday morning after Nyakairima (56) died suddenly aboard an Emirates airlines flight from South Korea to the United Arab Emirates. Free Uganda Celebrates the Death of General Aronda Nyakairima This General is responsible for thousands of deaths in Uganda,Rwanda,Congo,Sudan,Somalia,and Central Africa. • Aronda praised as a professional soldier, with Gen Muntu saying he was trapped by a bad system The maxim that it is a thin line between life and death was on the minds of many on Saturday, as news hit home that Gen Aronda Nyakairima was dead. 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