Uganda’s first son and Presidential Advisor for Special Operations, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, on Thursday, January 19, said he will hold his 49th birthday celebrations in Kigali. Gen Muhoozi tweeted on Thursday morning that he is glad to announce that his 49th birthday celebrations will be held in Kigali. He referred to Kigali as ‘most beautiful city in East Africa.’ Kainerugaba’s connection with Rwanda has been on the rise since January 2022 when he visited the country and played a critical role in the mending of broken relations between the two states. His visit resulted in, among other things, the reopening of the Rwanda-Uganda border which had been inactive for almost three years, a move that allowed trade and movement of people between the two neighbouring countries to resume. Since then, he has come to Rwanda once more on a private visit during which Kagame hosted him at his home in Muhazi and gifted him 10 cows. In April last year, Kagame also made a private visit to Uganda where he attended Muhoozi’s 48th birthday celebrations, during which President Yoweri Museveni praised the friendship between the Rwandan President and Gen Kainerugaba. “President Kagame and Muhoozi have a long history together. They are old friends,” Museveni said.