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Museveni hails Chinese on Africa
Publish Date: May 19, 2011
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By VISION REPORTER

PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni has hailed the Chinese people under the leadership of Mao tse Tung for their contribution to Africa’s independence struggle.

In a meeting with a delegation of Chinese religious leaders that met him at State House, Entebbe early this week, Museveni said the Chinese government provided material assistance to Africans who were fighting against imperialists.

He commended the Chinese people for championing African development efforts in the 1960s and paid special tribute to Mao tse Tung.

Museveni said Mao tse Tung was not a Christian, but loved humanity and moral virtues.

The Archbishop of Singapore, the Most Rev. John Chew who lead the visiting delegation, said his team was in Uganda to analyse the economic, social and spiritual welfare of the Church in Africa and the continent’s development in relation to the Chinese situation.

The visitors were accompanied to State House by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi.

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