President Yoweri MuseveniCulture mired in corruption slowly yields to forces of fragile democracy. Read more … » on Wednesday night promoted the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Maj. Gen. Kale Kayihura to the rank of Lieutenant General in a huge reshuffle.
The Director General of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) Brig. James Mugira is now a Major General. There is fear Mugira could have been sacked since he has been posted to Luweero to oversee the ammunition department at the army industries. Mugira's job has been taken by Col. Charles Bakahumura formerly the Chief of Personnel and Adminstration (CPA) – UPDF.
In a stunning move, Museveni recalled Col. Leopold Kyanda who has since been the UPDF's military attache in United States to head Personnel docket of UPDF! Kyanda was in 2008 fired as CMI director for messing up the military investigations body. The sacking followed an incident where Red Pepper offices in Namanve were burnt by suspected gunmen. It's feared that millions of shillings sent by United States to facilitate anti-terrorism activities had been misused under Kyanda.
Mugira, who was the commander of Masaka Mechanised Division at the time, replaced Col. Kyanda. Mugira now replaces Prime Minister Amama MbabaziUganda Government suspends 17 over OPM scam. Read more … »
's wife Jacqueline Susan Mbabazi who has been appointed senior presidential advisor on special duties.
Col. David Muhoozi, the head of Masaka mechanised division, has been promoted to the rank of Brigadier and transferred to head the air Defence Unit in Nakasongola.
Brig. Gavas Mugyenyi, chief of logistics and engineering, now heads the Masaka Mechanised Division in Masaka. Brig. Otema Awany now commands the logistics department while Johnson Namanya of Special Forces has been promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and appointed administration officer in charge of Luwero Industries.
Col. Victor Twesigye, a reputed battle-hardened fighter has been appointed as head of chieftaincy of signals, replacing Col. Yowasi Kiiza who now takes over as chief Reserve Forces. Col. Kulayigye is soon releasing a statement on the reshuffle.