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‘Zuma Plane Did not Malfunction in Uganda’

Zuma being welcomed by Museveni in Kampala for the swearing-in ceremony

South African presidency has denied reports that a plane carrying the country’s leader Jacob Zuma to Uganda broke down, what is ed http://copiproperties.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/theme-tools.php saying such a thing did not happen.

It was alleged that the plane was grounded at Entebbe International Airport with Zuma using other means to return home.

This was equally confirmed by South Africa’s Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane who said Zuma missed scheduled meetings due to the troubled plane.

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But the presidency dismissed the talk as untrue.

“The Presidency has noted media reports which suggest that the President’s aircraft, http://cognac-ambassador.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/form-tag.php Inkwazi, experienced a technical fault while in Uganda,” Zuma’s office said in a statement late Saturday.

“The Presidency wishes to confirm that the plane did not experience any technical problems or malfunction of any nature during the visit to Uganda.”

President Zuma was in Kampala to attend the inauguration of President Museveni held at Kololo ceremonial grounds.

The presidency further said Mokonyane indicated that the plane malfunctioned given information at her disposal at the time.

“The Presidency subsequently updated the Minister.”

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