In the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka, Uganda loses an indispensable ally

Uganda’s alliance with FDLR is not premised on a shared ideology. It is an opportunistic one deriving from the “enemy-of-my-enemy-is-my-friend principle” that has prevailed for around two decades. It should be recalled that while the UN Security Council issued, on 1 November 2005, sanctions including travel ban against Murwanashyaka, the latter was given a Ugandan … Continue reading In the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka, Uganda loses an indispensable ally

UPDATES: Rwanda-Uganda relations not easing

A regional newspaper, The East African about what they call the “ease of tensions” at the Rwanda - Uganda borders. The paper bases this analysis on an interview they had with a couple of residents around the border area, mainly at Gatuna border post. This is far from the truth, according to officials who are … Continue reading UPDATES: Rwanda-Uganda relations not easing

President Museveni’s unwavering support to Rwandan terrorist groups is not yet to cease

In the past three to four weeks, Ugandan media outlets especially The New Vision which is a government owned news paper have been publishing a series of interviews with leaders of a Rwandan terrorist group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) with view of preaching its propaganda against the government of Rwanda. The latest interview was … Continue reading President Museveni’s unwavering support to Rwandan terrorist groups is not yet to cease

Uganda’s Intelligence community likely to be plotting president Museveni’s downfall

Members of the Uganda intelligence community seems to be bent on tarnishing Rwanda’s image by consistently feeding President Museveni with false intelligence reports that Rwanda is planning to oust him from power and that Rwanda has deployed a network of intelligence operatives in Uganda who are working with opposition groups to cause regime change. Sources … Continue reading Uganda’s Intelligence community likely to be plotting president Museveni’s downfall

As insecurity in Queen Elizabeth National Park continues to scare away tourists, Uganda tries to blame it on Rwanda by claiming that it has arrested 44 Rwandans nationals in the Park

In what seemed to be  a psychological operation to insinuate a break through by Ugandan security forces in the search of an American national Kimbley Sue Endecott and her Ugandan driver Jean Paul who were on 2 April 2019 kidnapped by four armed men in Queen Elizabeth National Park, the Ugandan media oulets were yesterday … Continue reading As insecurity in Queen Elizabeth National Park continues to scare away tourists, Uganda tries to blame it on Rwanda by claiming that it has arrested 44 Rwandans nationals in the Park

Hundreds of Rwandans enslaved in Ugandan farms of the elite in Ntungamo and Mbarara

Reports reaching The Great Lakes Eye indicate that hundreds of Rwandans that were apprehended by CMI and ISO are taken as slaves and forced to work in farmlands belonging to senior Army officials in UPDF and other high ranking government officials.   According to eye witnesses, CMI and ISO have deported 10 Rwandans that were arrested … Continue reading Hundreds of Rwandans enslaved in Ugandan farms of the elite in Ntungamo and Mbarara

RETIRED AND TIRED: Uganda’s DG ISO, Col. Frank Bagyenda Kaka at The Heart of The Deteriorating Relations Between Uganda and Rwanda

I read with keen interest the recent interview by Col. Frank Bagyenda Kaka, Uganda’s Director General for Internal Security Organization (DG ISO) with the “Grapevine”, one of the Ugandan blogs during which, in addition to several distortions, he compared the Rwanda-Uganda diplomatic spat as marrying a woman who believes in rumors indirectly accusing Rwanda for … Continue reading RETIRED AND TIRED: Uganda’s DG ISO, Col. Frank Bagyenda Kaka at The Heart of The Deteriorating Relations Between Uganda and Rwanda

Museveni vows to mobilize against Rwanda, orders CMI to step up efforts to bring together RNC and FDLR

On 9 March 2019, while in Mukono District where he commissioned five factories, President Museveni signaled that he would mobilize against those who want to destabilize Uganda. “Those who want to destabilize our country do not know our capacity. It is very big. Once we mobilize, you can’t survive”, the President said. Observers knowledgeable on … Continue reading Museveni vows to mobilize against Rwanda, orders CMI to step up efforts to bring together RNC and FDLR

The ordeal of being a refugee:Kayumba Nyamwasa seems to have learned nothing and forgotten nothing

Growing up as a refugee taught me so many lessons, and among the lessons learned the most important one was never to become a refugee again after regaining the country I call home. Whereas I have and can share lessons learned, Kayumba Nyamwasa seems to have learnt nothing and forgotten nothing. No wonder Kayumba’s refugee … Continue reading The ordeal of being a refugee:Kayumba Nyamwasa seems to have learned nothing and forgotten nothing

Uganda at it again – Indirectly Accuses Rwanda in a series of Assassinations

On 05 Mar 19, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda Hon Sam Kuteesa released a statement regarding the Rwanda-Uganda border row following the concerns raised by Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Richard Sezibera during a press conference held on the same day, while clarifying on the border … Continue reading Uganda at it again – Indirectly Accuses Rwanda in a series of Assassinations