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It's been 41 years since Yoni Netanyahu was laid to rest after leading the effort that saved 102 of 106 hostages in Entebbe.
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky is spending this week meeting with Jews and non-Jews in Africa.
The president of Poland laid a bouquet of flowers on the grave of Yoni Netanyahu, who he said was "a hero."
Mugaga Treva, 4, is the son of Nantabo Esther, a member of Namanyonyi Synagogue, one of the Abayudaya Synagogues in Uganda.
Netanyahu promised that another African country will also announce renewal of diplomatic relations with Israel in the next few days.
"We should have a big water problem but we don't, we have a water surplus. We have a water surplus because we've developed ingenuity to overcome this."
Uganda's current president praised Israel's Operation Thunderbolt at Entebbe 40 years ago.
Last week the Netanyahu cabinet passed a $13 million plan to strengthen economic links and cooperation with African countries.
Yom HaZikaron has been a day for the prime minister to reflect on a recording of his brother Yoni's voice.
Israel has begun sending illegal African infiltrators to Uganda, the country the Theodore Herzl once imagined more than a century ago would be the...
Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar has announced a deal with an African country, later revealed to be Uganda, that will temporarily accept Israel’s African...
July 4 is not only US Independence Day. It also is the anniversary of Operation Entebbe. An Israeli firm this week won a contract to return to Entebbe, ironically to upgrade its systems and security.
Shifting regional alliances, spurred by Europe's economic adversity and the spread of radical Islam across Africa, has created a window of opportunity for Israel to reengage with a host of emerging African nations.
The population of Africa is involved in a series of disputes with a tribal background, where the Islamist and ethnic components play an important, and sometimes critical, role. Saudi Arabian money, Wahhabi propaganda, the presence of terror organizations, and wide distribution of weapons do not contribute to a calming of tensions between the various demographics in Africa.