KAMPALA (HAN) May 12.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. Mr Yoweri Museveni has been sworn in for another term as Uganda president in a ceremony attended by dozens of leaders and dignitaries.
Amid ululations, President Museveni signed the oath of allegiance and was handed the instruments of power by Justice Bart Katureebe a few minutes to noon.
The instruments include a copy of the the Ugandan Constitution, the national flag, the presidential standard flag, a copy of the national anthem, the court of arms, and the public seal.
A sword and a shield (the symbol for Uganda’s defence forces) was also handed to the president.
The ceremony was attended by several heads of state, among them presidents Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), John Magufuli (Tanzania), Omar al-Bashir (Sudan), Salva Kiir (South Sudan), Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe), Jacob Zuma (South Africa) and Mahamadou Issoufou (Niger).