Museveni wants MPs to bless South Sudan deployment

President Museveni and Ms Rebecca Nyandeng Garang, the widow of John Granga, South Sudan’s first president, at his home in Rwakitura on Thursday. Photo by PPU

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n a December 24, 2013 letter, the President told Ms Kadaga that given the importance of South Sudan to peace in northern Uganda, DRC and CAR, “Uganda cannot and should not stand aloof and watch the situation deteriorating”.

PARLIAMENT- President Museveni is seeking retrospective authority from MPs to deploy Ugandan troops for “peacekeeping or peace enforcement” in South Sudan.
This comes amidst controversy over a letter the President wrote to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to recall Parliament from recess over the Juba matter.

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