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Minister Nshuti represents Kagame at swearing-in ceremony of Museveni

By IGIHE
On 12 May 2021 at 08:17

Prof. Manasseh Nshuti, Rwanda’s State Minister for EAC Affairs yesterday arrived in Kampala, Uganda ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of President Kaguta Museveni scheduled on Wednesday 12th May 2021 representing President Paul Kagame; Rwanda’s High Commission in Uganda has revealed via Twitter handle.

Museveni was recently elected to lead Uganda for the 6th term. He is expected to swear-in today during a ceremony due to take place in Kololo, Kampala city.

Upon arrival in Uganda, Prof. Manasseh was received by State Minister for Sports, Hamson Obua and Rwandan High Commissioner to Uganda Joseph Rutabana.

The ceremony will also be witnessed by other dignitaries including the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo; Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo of Somalia; the President of Burundi, General Évariste Ndayishimiye; Hage Geingob of Namibia; Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan; Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe, Alpha Condé of Guinea; Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and the President of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde among others.

Museveni, 76, will be swearing-in to lead Uganda for the 6th consecutive time since he took office in 1986. He won recent presidential elections on 14th January 2021 with 58.6% votes.

The Government of Uganda yesterday announced plans to block social media services in anticipation of the swearing-in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni taking place today.

This is the second time this year that Uganda has carried out an internet shutdown following the election period.

Upon arrival in Uganda, Prof. Manasseh was received by State Minister for Sports, Hamson Obua and Rwandan High Commissioner to Uganda Joseph Rutabana.

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