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

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

As Museveni intensifies field visits of UPDF barracks, infighting among his security organs has been exposed.

President Museveni of Uganda has embarked on a nation-wide on-spot working visits to UPDF Barracks mobilizing soldiers to get ready to defend their country as if Uganda is at war with any country.   Museveni, who during the trip that took him to various army barracks including Kakiri, choose to meet Platoon commanders, Company Commanders, Battalion … Continue reading As Museveni intensifies field visits of UPDF barracks, infighting among his security organs has been exposed.

Understanding Rwanda-Uganda tensions: Who is to blame?

The current political situation between Rwanda and Uganda over the latter’s belligerent actions including arrests, harassment and torture of Rwandans going to Uganda proves that the EAC Federation is a farfetched dream.  President Museveni has been for a long time an advocate of EAC Federation and on numerous occasions he has been the loudest advocate … Continue reading Understanding Rwanda-Uganda tensions: Who is to blame?

Uganda plays victim card as Rwanda issues travel advisory to her citizens to avoid traveling to Uganda

Uganda’s Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo said on 1 March 2019 that Rwanda was maintaining a blockade on its border with Uganda, denying her citizens permission to cross to Uganda. First and foremost, this is a naked lie as Rwanda hasn’t at any point blocked movements of goods or people on her border with Uganda. As … Continue reading Uganda plays victim card as Rwanda issues travel advisory to her citizens to avoid traveling to Uganda

Gen. Ambassador Matayo Kyaligonza fights a female traffic officer – an illustration of unruly and aging UPDF

Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi, Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and UPDF guards assaulted, in a broad daylight, a Ugandan female traffic officer, for just doing her job: stopping a road user, Kyaligonza, for violating traffic rules as the General was making a wrongful U-turn in Seeta, Mukono on Sunday, 24 Feb 19. The assault to the … Continue reading Gen. Ambassador Matayo Kyaligonza fights a female traffic officer – an illustration of unruly and aging UPDF

UGANDA: The truth behind president Museveni dropping all charges against Gen. Kale Kayihura

President Museveni has ordered the military court martial with immediate effect to drop all charges against former Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura. Sources close to former police boss say that he is now relaxed about the situation and has been meeting his friends, even hinting on the possibility of holding a celebration party … Continue reading UGANDA: The truth behind president Museveni dropping all charges against Gen. Kale Kayihura