Know Our Presidents


H.E. Yoweri K. Museveni

President of the Republic of Uganda 1986 - 2017


H.E. Uhuru M. Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya 2013 - 2017


H.E. John Magufuli

President of the Republic of Tanzania 2015 - 2017


H.E. Paul Kagame

President of the Republic of Rwanda 2000 - 2017


H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza

President of the Republic of Burundi 2005 - 2017


H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit

President of the Republic of South Sudan 2011 - 2017

Event Venues

The Street Carnival Route

Street carnival will run from 3pm to 11pm, stationed from City Square on Kampala road till the Railway grounds that will also include a section of Parliamentary avenue. The Carnival will host 10 traditional performing groups, street musicians, acrobats with a variety of local food and drinks for the public to feast.

Kololo Independence Grounds

Kololo Airstrip was constructed during 1936 at the instigation of Philip Euen Mitchell, Governor of Uganda 1935 – 1940. The airstrip now serves as the National Independence Grounds. It is located along Prince Charles Drive, Kampala.

Download JAMAFEST Layout Venue Kololo Grounds.pdf

Uganda National Cultural Center

The Uganda National Cultural Center whose official acronym is UNCC is popularly known as the National theater. There’s a quality program of music, film, dance and drama performances in the theatre itself, but most travellers come here for the popular, free nightly outdoor events. It is located on Plot 2, 4 & 6 De-Winton Road.

Hotel Africana

Hotel Africana is a 4-star hotel in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.The hotel is located on Wampewo Avenue, on Kololo Hill.