Saturday, 16 October 2010


According to reliable reports President Museveni of Uganda is busy lobbying Washington to support the separation of this giant African state of Sudan.
Apparently  he met and succeeded to convince Obama administration  on this leading to the recent  the fact finding mission to South Sudan .

Here is an extracted report  from AFRICA INTELLIGENCE...


Museveni lobbies in USA for Salva Kiir

�����During his trip to the United States at the end of September, the Ugandan President argued the case for an independent South Sudan with the Americans.

Last August, the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir and his Ugandan opposite number Yoweri Museveni came to an agreement for the latter to take the head of an international campaign to put the case for the independence of South Sudan, which in their view will be the outcome of the referendum in January 2011. For its part, the government in Khartoum is tempted to drag its feet in the run up to the date of the referendum. Its actions include trying to convince Washington of the necessity to postpone the referendum on the grounds that it is not technically ready. To counteract Khartoum�s moves, President Museveni presented his view that the independence of South Sudan was inevitable to President Barack Obama and to the Secretary General of theUnited Nations,Ban Ki Moon in the United States at the end of September.

For Museveni, under the terms of the 2005 peace agreement, the government in Khartoum accepted South Sudan�s right to self determination once and for all, because his main preoccupation at the time was to oppose the idea of a secular State for the whole country. In the run-up to the referendum, Museveni and his close advisers will be directly involved in the matter, which up to now had been in the charge of the Ugandan ministry for foreign affairs. Three people are playing an important political role in Ugandan�s policy on South Sudan: the Minister for Security, Amama Mbabazi, who has concluded cooperation agreements with the South Sudan police and intelligence services; the Minister for Trade, Colonel Kahinda Otafiire who is supervising trade with Juba; and the chief of defence forces, General Aronda Nyakairima, who wants to avoid a resurgence of Ugandan rebels in Sudan.

NOW Kenya being the main broker during the CPA agreement in 2005 seems to be loosing out to Uganda who are seemingly being lined up for  a leading role in this activity.
WHY is  the Kenyan government silent on this and how can they let Uganda take the credit for this? what is going on here?

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