President Museveni has posted pictures of him and the West family on his official facebook and a gratitude note welcoming the American rapper for coming to the pearl of Africa.
“I welcome American entertainment stars Kanye West and Kim Kardashian to Uganda. I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how they can support efforts to promote Uganda’s tourism and the general arts. I thank Kanye West for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in Uganda. There is no country more beautiful than the Pearl of Africa,” President Museveni posted.
Mr West is expected to shoot a video at Chobe, in which some Ugandan artistes might feature.
The rapper gifted president Musewveni with a pair of white sneakers while the president gave a book to Kanye in return.
Kanye West is an American rap singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
He arrived in Uganda Saturday morning to record a video, sources have told Sunday Monitor.
Mr West, who recently changed his name to Ye, has recently courted controversy in the United States due to a closeness he has struck with President Donald Trump.
He is married to Kim Kardashian, an American reality television personality, entrepreneur and socialite. Kim Kardashian is best known for her popular reality Tv show, Keeping up with the Kardashians.