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Museveni to address Pan-African MPs in SA
Publish Date: Mar 18, 2014
Museveni to address Pan-African MPs in SA
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
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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).

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