EXCLUSIVE: Entebbe Buildings For Israel Raid Museum


The latest is that Museveni is now embarking on a project aimed at converting some of Entebbe Airport buildings into a museum.

This would be in remembrance of the 1976 historic Entebbe Raid by Israel commandoes after dictator Idi Amin cooperated with a group of Palestinian hijackers to seize a plane carrying Jews.

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In 2006, remedy doctor Ugandans and Israelis commemorated the 30th anniversary of the day that shaped hostage rescue missions in the world. The mission cost the life of Israel Premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s brother.

The museum will include a terminal where the hostages were held and the original control tower, order according to The Israel Project (TIP), symptoms a non-profit educational organization that provides factual information about Israel and the Middle East to press, public officials and the public.

Another feature will be an eight-foot-high plaque telling the story of the raid, bearing the Israeli and Ugandan flags.

Israel has shown heavy interest in Africa and worked to create solar technology to aid orphanages and schools in Uganda, among other nations.

Uganda’s Ambassador to the United States Perezi Kamunanwire was among 18 Washington-based ambassadors and other senior diplomats who partook in a five-day fact-finding mission to Israel and the West Bank organized by The Israel Project (TIP).

They met with various Israel political leaders and visited Israeli innovation companies and agricultural centers.


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