UHURU KENYATTA ARRIVES IN UGANDA FOR MUSEVENI’S SWEARING IN

by Beatrice Ambasa
May 13, 2021

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Uganda yesterday, for the swearing in of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.



President Kenyatta was accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo, Peter Munya and James Macharia.


At least 10 African heads of state arrived in Uganda Tuesday and Wednesday to witness the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni who has been in power since 1986.


They include Évariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi), Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, alias Farmaajo, (Somalia), Emmerson Mnangagwa (Zimbabwe), Salva Kiir (South Sudan), Hage Gottfried Geingob (Namibia) and Alpha Conde (Guinea).


Others are Sahle-Work Zewde (Federal Republic of Ethiopia), Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo (Democratic Republic of Congo), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (Ghana) and  Samia Suluhu (Tanzania).


Kenyatta  will attend the ceremony in his capacity as Chairperson of the East African Community (EAC)


"President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Uganda to attend the Swearing-In Ceremony of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.


President Kenyatta, who is the current East African Community (EAC) Chairperson is accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Foreign Affairs), Peter Munya (Agriculture) and James Macharia (Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development)," said a statement from State House.