IN PICTURES: Netanyahu's historic visit
Netanyahu said the visit was "deeply moving" and symbolised changing ties between Israel and Africa
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commemorated the 40th anniversary Monday of the Uganda hostage rescue in which his brother died, as he started a "historic" tour seeking new trade partners in Africa.
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu (R) flanked by his wife Sarah arrives at the Old Entebbe Airport. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe
President Yoweri Museveni and Netanyahu attend an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1976 hostage rescue. AFP Photo
Netanyahu after visiting the tower where the hostages rescue took place. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe
An Israeli band plays music during the ceremony at the Old Entebbe Airport. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe
Netanyahu (L) flanked by Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda (R) atop the tower. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe
The plane that flew the Israel Commandos on the night of July 4th 1976. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe
President Museveni stands in front of the commemorative plaque. AFP Photo
The Israeli flag flies at Entebbe Airport.