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DEVELOPING: Museveni Nominates Bukenya, Seya for NRM CEC

Museveni wants Seya in NRM CEC

Over 200 delegates from 30 countries, price symptoms http://coaststringfiddlers.com/wp-includes/revision.php gathered at the Eighth Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) Forum for Businesswomen, shop at Sheraton Hotel, website like this Kampala on Thursday.

The two-day forum brought together businesswomen and entrepreneurs to discuss the challenges they face, and to build a platform for trade and investment in financial institutions.

The summit was held in conjunction with the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) and the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI).

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This was the first time in history, that the OIC businesswomen’s forum was held outside North Africa and the Middle East.

Addressing delegates at the conference, the President of the UNCCI, Olive Kigongo, said, “This is a great opportunity for Ugandan women to learn from, and network with the visiting delegates, as well as broaden their perspectives, and strengthen their businesses.”

She noted that hosting the conference was a vote of confidence in the country and an indication of the OIC’s interest in the region.

The summit comes only months after the 31st General Assembly of the ICCIA which the UNCCI hosted in Kampala in April this year.

Etihad Airways' General Manager for Uganda, Toyin Alaran hands over a return business class ticket to Ms. Miriam Semakula, a Maketer with Jomayi Property Consultants Ltd. She won the ticket as part of a raffle draw at the Organisation of Islamic Countries (IOC) Businesswomen's Summit that took place on October 26,2015 at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.

Etihad Airways’ General Manager for Uganda, Toyin Alaran hands over a return business class ticket to Ms. Miriam Semakula, of Jomayi Property Consultants Ltd.

The gold sponsor of the event, Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, had a raffle draw in which they gave away Business Class tickets to Abu Dhabi.

Etihad Airways’ General Manager for Uganda, Toyin Alaran, said the Airline took part in the summit because Africa is an important market for them.

“We also believe that promoting female entrepreneurship in Uganda is critical to the development of the economy,” Alaran said.
The National Resistance Movement Chairman, link http://copdx.org.au/wp-includes/class-wp-http-cookie.php President Museveni has proposed former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya and ex Kampala mayor Hajji Ntege Ssebaggala should be part of the party’s second highest decision making body – the Central Executive Committee.

The amendments of NRM Constitution in December 2014 gave Museveni, http://demo.des.net.id/smpharapankita/wp-includes/kses.php who is the party chairman, powers to appoint 5 eminent persons to CEC on top of the 15 elected ones.

Sources close to the Chairman’s office told ChimpReports that Museveni proposed the names of Bukenya and Ssebaggala who have returned to the party after a few years in opposition.

The proposed names are however subject to the National Executive Committee’s approval.

We have also learnt that originally the president proposed five people and presented them to the NEC meeting in the morning at Kololo Memorial Grounds.

These include Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire, Defense Minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga and Member of Parliament Oleru Hudya.

NEC rejected some nominees especially Kiyonga.

In the afternoon, Museveni unveiled both Bukenya and Ssebaggala to the National Delegates Conference at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

The duo promised to support Museveni’s candidature in the 2016 elections.

Museveni is currently meeting top party officials to discuss the approval of Seya and Bukenya to CEC.


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