today's Pick
Museveni to address Pan-African MPs in SAPublish Date: Mar 18, 2014
Museveni to address Pan-African MPs in SA
  • mail
  • img
President Yoweri Museveni was received by South Africas minister for transport Ben Martin (red shirt), Ugandas ambassador to South Africa Julius Moto, and Pan-African Parliament 4th vice president, Dr.Gayo Ashebir (far-left). PHOTO/PPU
newvision

By David Lumu

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to address lawmakers of the Pan-African Parliament in South Africa later on Tuesday (today).


Museveni was invited by the Pan-African Parliament to give a talk to mark ten years of its existence.

He flew to South Africa on Monday and touched down at Lanseria International Airport. There, he was received by South Africa's minister for transport, Ben Martin, Uganda's ambassador to South Africa, Julius Moto, and Pan-African Parliament 4th vice president, Dr.Gayo Ashebir.

Museveni also received a bouquet of flowers from Celine Karungi.

The visiting statesman later met his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma at State House Pretoria.


President Zuma (South Africa) hosted President Museveni (Uganda) at State House Pretoria on Monday. PHOTO/PPU

The Pan African parliament headquarters are at Midrand, an area in central Gauteng Province of South Africa.

Other Ugandans that will attend the session to listen to Museveni’s speech are opposition chief whip Cecilia Ogwal (Dokolo woman) and Onyango Kakooba (Buikwe North).

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Govt to pay all salary arrears by September
THE Secretary to the treasury Keith Muhakanizi has promised that all salary arrears for civil servants will be paid by September...
URA to collect tax on rented houses, properties
Uganda Revenue Authority has revealed that it will soon begin collecting tax on all rental houses and properties within urban areas....
Doctors remove 232 teeth from boy
Doctors in a hospital in India have removed as many as 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy....
Executed man
A death row inmate being executed in Arizona took nearly two hours to die, prison officials said Wednesday....
S.Sudan rebel bid for UPDF pull out fails
South Sudanese rebels who travelled to Uganda pleading for Kampala to pull troops out of the war-torn nation left without meeting officials, the foreign minister said....
Makerere earmarks sh150b for research
Makerere University has budgeted $60m (about sh156b) for undertaking “cutting-edge” research this year....
Should government review powers of kings?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter