Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa

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Most Excellent Order of the
Pearl of Africa
Award of Uganda
Type Single grade Order
Ribbon Order of the Pearl of Africa (Uganda) - ribbon bar.gif
Status Currently constituted
Statistics
Established 2005
Total inductees 5
Precedence
Next (higher) None
Next (lower) Excellent Order of the
Pearl of Africa

The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa (Swahili: Nishani Ubora wa Lulu ya Afrika) is the highest civilian award of the Ugandan Honours System awarded to Heads of State and Government.[1]

History[edit]

The award was instituted in 2005.

Recipients[edit]

Name Country Title Year
Julius Nyerere (1965).jpg Julius Nyerere (posthumous)[2]  Tanzania 1st President 2007
Jakaya Kikwete 2011 (cropped).jpg Jakaya Kikwete[3]  Tanzania 4th President 2007
President Paul Kagama (portrait) (cropped).jpg Paul Kagame[4]  Rwanda President 2012
Teodoro Obiang.png Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo[5]  Equatorial Guinea President 2012
Armando Guebuza, President of Mozambique (cropped).jpg Armando Guebuza[6]  Mozambique President 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medals should be cherished". New Vision. 9 June 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ John Musinguzi (24 February 2013). "Understanding Museveni’s medals". The Observer (Uganda). Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Museveni honours Nyerere". New Vision. 10 July 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "President Kagame and Nguema receive prestigious awards". State House (Uganda). 26 January 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "How Obiang spoilt Museveni, Kagame party in Kapchorwa". The Independent (Uganda). 3 February 2012. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "President Guebuza Honoured in Uganda". Mozambique News Agency. 9 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 

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