Sisi's bodyguards brawl with Ugandan presidential guard during visit
The short clip of the brawl during Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's state visit to Uganda was shared widely on social media, prompting sarcastic comments from opponents of the military leader.
The row erupted after two of Sisi's guards refused to hand over their handguns while entering the home of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, local newspaper The Ugandan reported.
"A brief standoff between the two presidential guards preceded the calm and collected diplomatic engagement but Museveni's guards stood their ground and disarmed their Egyptian counterparts," the daily said.
"It is customary for host countries to manage security of a foreign leader and it is unclear why guards of the Egyptian president felt the pressing need to take care of his security themselves."
Sisi travelled to Uganda on Sunday for a one-day state visit to discuss boosting peace and security in the Nile Basin region and in Africa as a whole, Egyptian state media reported.
The video of the Egyptian bodyguards being humbled on foreign ground has prompted mockery on social media.
In September, a video of one of Sisi's bodyguards over enthusiastically accosting US Secretary of State John Kerry went viral and also lead to ridicule on social media.