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President Museveni dipping the roller in the paint as he prepares to paint Jinja bright
President Museveni dipping the roller in the paint as he prepares to paint Jinja bright

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni on Saturday afternoon showed that political leadership is not all about juggling political cards but getting to the ground and actually participating when he took part in a campaign to paint Jinja city bright.

President Museveni rolling the paint on one of the walls
President Museveni rolling the paint on one of the walls

The President was in Jinja for the closing ceremony of “Painting Jinja” at the Source of the Nile. The initiative to paint Jinja is to attract tourists. The practice to paint tourist cities is common in Sweden.

The president's handshake is absolutely one of the most sought after in the country. This picture tells it all
The president’s handshake is absolutely one of the most sought after in the country. This picture tells it all

In collaboration with eleven cities of Sweden, several buildings in Jinja have been painted for the last two weeks. As the team that went to draw water from the mouth of the source of the Nile sail back.

Rachael Magoola entertaining those who turned up
Rachael Magoola entertaining those who turned up

Rachael Magoola of Afrigo band entertained the guests earlier.

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President Museveni in a meet and greet with some of the Jinja town residents

The last time President Museveni visited Busoga region (three weeks ago), he donated a sack full of Shs250m to the Busoga youth foundation and his visit on Saturday has got many asking what the president’s interest is in the region.

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  • Maureen

    What’s the point of painting dilapidated buildings?

  • Kigongo Samuel

    Is this the History repeating itself..!! Obote Focused on Bushenyi, Can we Guess that M7 is eying for Busoga…????

  • Mavengiina

    Sabalwanyi, the painter! It age disturbing this old dude.

  • Museveni has run short of ideas

  • Taking the battle to Kadaga’s backyard. Wait for the drama

  • True patriot

    M7 looks like a man who has never done a honest days work his whole..lol Bush heros cleared a path for him to fully take advantage.

  • tyson

    You must know the loser personally or you are on the payroll

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