Top Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang, a former world marathon record holder, Edna Kiplagat, a world champion and Double Olympic champion Ezekiel Kemboi arrive in the country tonight as guests of the Mashariki Fest, an event due tomorrow at Mandela stadium to help fast track the implementation of the East African Union.

The trio are together with Stephen Kiprotich, Olympic and World Marathon champion and Double Commonwealth 10,000 meters champion Moses Kipsiro of Uganda will be guests of the Mashariki Fest.

Afrika Mashariki Fest is a platform for the young generation of the East African region to meet and deliberate on issues pertaining the fast tracking of the regional integration.

The event that shall be held annually on rotational basis through East African Community Member States it was launched recently by General Elly Tumwine at Kampala Serena hotel.

The inaugural Afrika Mashariki Festival is scheduled for Wednesday, 8th October 2014 at Mandela National Stadium Kampala.

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