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Miriam Makeba Arrives for Ugandan Jazz Festival

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Legendary music star Miriam Makeba, also known as Mama Africa, was due to arrive yesterday evening [in Uganda] ahead of a two-day jazz festival starting today.

Makeba, a leading jazz artiste, has promoted African jazz all over the world.

The show, dubbed WARID Kampala International Jazz Festival, at the Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo, is part of the independence day celebrations. It is also aimed at uplifting jazz music in Uganda. WARID Telecom is sponsoring the show.

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