Chinese Generals’ Kampala Trip Piles More Misery On Bashir

prostate geneva; font-size: medium; mso-bidi-font-family: Calibri; mso-ansi-language: EN;”>Liang’s highly publicized trip coincided with the Kenyan Court Monday ruling that the Nairobi government must arrest Bashir if he ever steps on Kenyan soil again.

medications geneva; font-size: medium; mso-bidi-font-family: Calibri; mso-ansi-language: EN;”>Bashir is wanted for crimes against humanity in Darfur as latest intelligence reports indicate Kampala wants the dictator out for supporting rebel groups in the region that have since promoted terrorism.

Following the arrival of Gen. Liang, who was accompanied by a huge military delegation, security analysts discussed the matter before concurring that Kampala is now militarily posturing and sending a signal to Bashir that the end of his regime is around the corner.

A few weeks ago, a Sudanese top army officer, who was reportedly coordinating President Yoweri Museveni’s assassination, was picked by an intelligence squad of Special Forces at Entebbe Airport.

Earlier, fearing Bashir was behind the recent ADF re-organization in Eastern Congo, Museveni quickly transferred Brig. Joseph Kidega from Mbarara-based 2nd Division to the first Division in Kakiri. He then brought on board UPDF’s best military strategist and battle-hardened commander Brig. Patrick Kankiriho. This army officer is one of Museveni’s most trusted and results-oriented commander. He led operation Lightening Thunder in 2009 that left Joseph Kony’s hideouts in Garamba a smouldering rubble. Kankiriho also commanded operations aimed at disarming the Karimajong thus pacifying the troublesome region. The Brigadier also fought and defeated ADF in western Uganda during the late 1990s.

His transfer to the strategic Mbarara Division shows military’s fear of the might posed by ADF, a terror group believed to be receiving fresh supplies from the Sudan despot.

Gen. Liang’s trip to Kampala, where he held a closed-door meeting with army generals including CDF Aronda Nyakairima, Airforce Commander Jim Owoyesigire, Edward Katumba Wamala (Land Forces) Robert Rusoke (Joint Chief of Staff) and Brig. James Mugira (Military Intelligence) proves Chinese solidarity with Uganda army. The meeting was held yesterday at Ministry of Defence in Mbuya, a Kampala suburb.

Of recent, Museveni has been building economic and military ties with China thus a warm relationship that gave birth to oil drilling concessions between government and Chinese companies.


The Chinese delegation was received by Uganda’s Defence minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga.

Gen. Liang will hold talks with Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, tour the Senior Staff Command College Kimaka before meeting President Yoweri Museveni.

Flanked by Chinese Ambassador to Uganda Zhao Ya Li, Gen. Liang inspected a guard of Honour mounted by UPDF officers.

The Chinese General recently visited Ghana and will soon roll to the Republic of Seychelles.

Liang Guanglie’s principal entourage includes Zhu Fuxi, director of the Political Department of the Air Force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), and Zheng Chuanfu, commander of the PLA Beijing Garrison.


Al ready, Bashir has lost on two fronts. His desperate plea to allow Sudan join the East African community was thrown into the dustbin during the plenary session of East African Council of Ministers in Burundi Capital Bujumbura last Friday.

As a joint force of rebels step up military drills in Southern Sudan near the border with the North, Bashir is now sensing trouble and preparing his journey to ICC, Hague.

A carefully planned isolation of Bashir in the international community has left the blood-tainted dictator with very few friends across the globe.


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