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Museveni reshuffles defence attachés, military advisers

By Charles Etukuri

Added 7th June 2016 10:05 PM

Brig Moses Rwakitarate who was suspended after Ugandan helicopters crashed in Kenya has been sent to Belgium and EU

Museveni reshuffles defence attachés, military advisers

Maj Gen Nakibus Lakara has been appointed the Commandant of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC).

Brig Moses Rwakitarate who was suspended after Ugandan helicopters crashed in Kenya has been sent to Belgium and EU

President Yoweri Museveni has reshuffled military attachés at Ugandan embassies across the world recalling some and appointing others to new stations.

He has also appointed Maj Gen Nakibus Lakara the Commandant of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC) and Col Michael Bossa as CCIT chief from CMI HQ.

The attachés and military advisors who were transferred or retained include, Maj. Gen Silver Kayemba who has been transferred to MILAD New York, Brig. Steven Kashaka from Pretoria to Dar es Salaam, Brig. Taban Kabahende remains in Kinshasa, Brig. Hudson Mukasa has been transferred from Bujumbura to Nairobi and Brig Burundi Nyamunyawanis from Washington to Kigali.

Also reshuffled were Brig Sam Kiwanuka from Mogadishu to Addis Ababa, Brig Fred Tolit who leaves Addis Ababa to Bujumbura, Brig Apollo Kasita Gowa from CIRMIS to Washington as the new attaché while Paul Lokech remains in Moscow.

Brig Moses Rwakitarate who was suspended after Ugandan helicopters crashed in Kenya enroute to Somalia and has been at the CDF office has been sent to Belgium and EU, Brig Mathew Gureme has moved from URDCC to London, Brig George Etyang from New Delhi to Pretoria, Brig. Victor Twesigye from CCIT to New Delhi.

Col. Emmanuel Rwashande remains in Beijing while Col. John Kasaija moves from Dar es Salaam to the Ministry of Defence's Contracts Committee.

Col Winston Byaruhanga has been transferred from London to Juba, Col. Octavious Buturo from Kigali to Khartoum while Col. James Ruhesi remains at the EAC Secretariat.

Col Dominic Twesigomwe has left Nairobi for CIRMIS, Col Bernard Obola has moved from Juba to C/M Court Martial and Michael Kabango from CLF to Mogadishu.

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