Kagame, Kenyatta jet in for terrorism summit


Kenyatta on arrival at Entebbe airport


Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta moments ago landed at Entebbe airport ahead of the regional summit on terrorism this evening.

Moments after, Rwandan President Paul Kagame also jetted in for the summit that will tackle terrorism in the region.

Kagame was received by the minister of ICT Frank Tumwebaze.

Earlier, President Edgar Lungu of Zambia was received on arrival at Entebbe airport by the minister of International Relations Henry Okello Oryem.

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn was received on arrival at Entebbe airport by the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Ephraim Kamuntu.



Tumwebaze receieves Kagame

South Sudan president Salva Kiir arrived earlier in Uganda to attend the mini-summit in Kampala.

He arrived at Entebbe airport minutes before the arrival of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who landed at 1PM local time, to attend a small ceremony at Entebbe airport.

Government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo said the mini-summit at State House, Entebbe, will involve seven African leaders.

Its focus will be on combating terrorism.

Tanzanian Foreign Minister Augustine Mahiga is also expected in Uganda.

Netanyahu who is on a five-day Africa tour, will address the summit.

Currently, he is holding closed-door talks with President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe.


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