Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has tweeted that rapper Ye – previously known as Kanye West – gave him a pair of his branded sneakers when they met at State House.
“I thank Kanye for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in Uganda,” Mr Museveni tweeted.
“I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda’s tourism and the arts,” the president said, after meeting the rapper and his wife Kim Kardashian.
Mr Museveni himself reached some notoriety as a rapper in 2010 when a DJ mixed his words to music: