Kenyans in Kampala mark Uhuru

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By Martin Ssebuyira

Posted  Tuesday, December 3   2013 at  02:00

Entebbe- At least 400 Kenyans living in Entebbe and Kampala on Sunday organised festivities to celebrate Kenya’s 50th independence anniversary that is officially marked on December 12.

Clad in polo T-shirts branded with Kenya instruments of power, the group spent the day playing beach games and dancing at Sports Beach in Entebbe remembering the day the British lowered the Union Jack and raised the Kenyan flag 50 years ago.

Addressing the gathering, Mr Tobias Arap Sidhe, the chairperson of Wakenya Pamoja in Uganda Association, an umbrella organisation that unites Kenyans in Uganda, said they want to use the network to provide a common approach to address their challenges.

“The network is helping us provide a forum to socialise in meetings and social challenges regardless of tribe, religion or social status,” he said.
Mr Sidhe said this would strengthen family ties among members.