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Kiir,Nkurunziza, Kabila arrive for Golden Jubilee fete
Publish Date: Oct 07, 2012
Kiir,Nkurunziza, Kabila arrive for Golden Jubilee fete
Salva Kiir is receieved at Entebbe International airport upon his arrival.Photo by Kenneth Oryema
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By Vision Reporter

South Sudan President Salva Kiir, President Joseph Kabila of Congo and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi on Sunday jetted into the country for Uganda's Golden Jubilee independence celebrations slated for Tuesday.

President Kabila at Entebbe Airport. PHOTO: Kennedy Oryema

Kabila, Kiir and Nkurunziza become the first heads of state to arrive for the big do that will take place at the refurbished Independence grounds at Kololo Air strip.

President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi (in blue tie) at Entebbe. PHOTO: Kennedy Oryema

15 presidents have confirmed their attendance to celebrate with Uganda its Golden Jubilee. The Duke of Kent, who is representing the Queen of England, arrived in the country last week.

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