Kanye, Kim and Museveni
Kanye, Kim and Museveni

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West have been in Uganda this past week. They went to the “Pearl of Africa” to participate in different projects that range from humanitarianism to tourism.

Kanye and Kim
TV personality Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West arrive at a fashion designer workshop in Paris May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Kanye is there to shoot a music video and also get “good” vibes as he completes his next album. His inspiration for going the country was French Montana who filmed his monster hit. “Unforgettable” in the country.

Kanye for his part believes that he can get the good juju from the country and make history-making music.

Kanye West and JayZ
Kanye West and JayZ

Kim on her part is doing some humanitarian projects and I am very sure filming some parts of her popular reality T.V show “Keeping up with the Kardashians”

Kim Kardashian
Kim in a file photo

The two have been given the royal treatment and even got to meet the president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni. In the meeting, Kanye gave the long-time head of state a pair of sneakers, most likely his own brand, Yeezys.

Kanye and Kim meeting Yoweri

The Ugandan president was not to be outdone and he also gave them gifts. And his gift was priceless, it was a name of Ugandan origin. The State House of Uganda explained:

The visiting couple was excited by the Ugandan names given to them by the President.
Kanye West received the name “Kanyesigye”- meaning, Ï trust, while his wife was named ” Kemigisha”- meaning the one with blessings from God.

Kanye, Kim and Museveni

Kanye himself was a gracious guest and noted the great honour he had been given. The page went on:

The American rapper on his part expressed happiness at being in Uganda describing it as his second home. He informed the President that he intends to put up a world-class tourism school in the country, which will support the tourism industry not only in Uganda but the East Africa region in general.

Kanye and Museveni

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