President Yoweri Museveni has dropped his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as the Commander of Land Forces but also promoted him to General, the highest rank in the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces.
Gen. Muhoozi will be replaced by Maj. Gen Kayanja Muhanga, the current commander of Operation Shujaa who has since been promoted to Lt General, according to two separate sources who spoke to this radio.
The changes come moments after a series of tweets in which Kainerugaba announced through his official handle @mkainerugaba that he was on a mission to raze colonial borders and capture Nairobi, within two weeks. The tweets which covered feeds since last evening sparked an online rage between Ugandans and Kenyans.
Early this afternoon, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement reaffirming that Uganda treasures the existing strong bilateral relations between Uganda and Kenya based on the shared history between the two countries, common values, Mutual respect, trust and the desire to build a unified East African Community. END