Tuesday, October 09 2012
As Uganda was celebrating 50 years of independence at the Kololo grounds, several heads of state from over 15 countries were in attendance. These included Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, Rwanda's Paul Kagame, Salva Kiir from South Sudan, Pierre Nkuruziza from Burundi and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe among others.
Other dignitaries included the Duke of Kent, Prince Edward who represented the Queen of England, His Royal Highness the Aga Khan. The President of Uganda who was also the host arrived a few minutes past eleven in his black Mercedes Benz Limousine.
There was lots of entertainment from various artistes like Pastor Wilson Bugembe, Juliana Kanyomozi, Jackie Chandiru. The Golden Jubilee anthem Yoga Yoga Uganda was played just before President Museveni took to the podium to give his Golden Jubilee keynote address.
The celebrations went on smoothly though rain disrupted the event. "The President told his guests that we cannot obstruct God's plans." Helicopters and Fighter jets were flying over the Kololo Independence grounds entertaining thousands of guests that turned up for the Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Like all other events, there is always a funny bit to it. The Ghetto President, Bobi Wine, also the Omubanda Wa Kabaka walked in with a swagg as usual trying to make his way to the Presidential pavilion followed by some Fire Base Crew members.
Security moved in swiftly to end a situation some plain clothes operatives were terming as abnormal. Bobi Wine assured them of how he was paid to come and attend unlike other Presidents who were given cards.
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