Mixed Reactions as Museveni Invites DP Ruto for Special Event at Makerere University

Makerere University will on Saturday, 21st December 2019 host Deputy President William Ruto as Chief Guest at the ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the William S. Ruto Institute of African Studies.

DP Ruto

According to a statement by Makerere University, the learning institution has been requested by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and some of the goals of the institute include drawing on the core strengths of diversity of disciplines and experience to develop and refine methodologies for the study of Africa.

The institute also aims at developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning about Africa, collaborate with similar Institutes in Africa and globally to deepen the understanding of Africa in all its complexity and evolve common perspectives on global issues and strengthen relationships between academic and indigenous intellectuals as the basis for reclaiming indigenous knowledge and integrate this into local communities.


Reports indicate that the DP has confirmed attendance.

The good news to Kenya’s second in command, who is also celebrating his 53rd birthday today, have been met with some hilarious and mixed reactions from a section of Kenyans. We have sampled some of them for you.

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