Monday, April 27, 2015

PROFILE OF AN AFRICAN LEADER - ALLEN KAGINA #UGANDA

Many Ugandans might not know about this lady who was running the URA (Uganda Revenue Authority) till her appointment this week.  Her CV is solid and some Ugandans do not get to know about the people who are in charge of the Big Money. The information below is on Wikipedia where any of us can edit, add and contribute.  Her profile on Wiki is in need of more information.  Please consider becoming a Wiki Editor and Contributor.  I am a long time Wiki Contributor.  The world will not know about your people if you do not supply the information about them.  This is a small Bio of her.  I could have gone trolling her all over the Internet to get all her information but feel that if we can edit her Bio on Wiki, it is a free encyclopedia and only fair as it is independent of any influence.  I have watched far too many Ugandans go on International Forums and claim that women are weaker than men or women do not have the brains like men.  Guess what, the speaker of the house is a woman and now the UNRA is a woman and you read what I post and share, omg, I am a woman.  Winnie is in charge of Oxfam and she is a woman... etc.. etc.. etc..  Thank you.
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Allen Kagina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Allen Kagina
Born1961 (age 53–54)
Uganda
ResidenceKampalaUganda
NationalityUgandan
EthnicityMukiga
CitizenshipUganda
Alma materMakerere University
(Bachelor of Science in Psychology)
University of Liverpool
(Masters of Public Administration)
OccupationBusiness Administrator
Years active1985 — present
Known forAdministrative SkillsIntegrity
Home townKampala
TitleExecutive Director
Uganda National Roads Authority
ReligionBorn-again Christian
Allen Catherine Kagina is a Ugandan administrator. She is the executive director of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA). She was appointed to that position on 27 April 2015.[1] Before that, from 2004 until 2014, she served as the director general of the Uganda Revenue Authority.[2]

Background and education[edit]

She was born in Rukungiri DistrictWestern Region of Uganda, in 1961.[3] Kagina studied at Gayaza High School, a prestigious, private, boarding, all-girl middle and high school. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology obtained from Makerere University, Uganda's oldest and largest public university. She also holds a Masters in Public Administration obtained from theUniversity of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.[4]

Work experience[edit]

Kagina started her career in 1985 as a teaching assistant at Makerere University. She later moved to the Office of the President. In 1992, she joined the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) as a senior principal revenue officer, serving in that capacity until 1998. In 2000, she was promoted to the rank of deputy commissioner for customs at URA, serving in that capacity until 2001. She was appointed commissioner general of URA in 2004.[5] She is credited with improving the URA's financial performance. She was awarded the Corporate Leadership Award in February 2006, by Destiny Consult,, an industry group, for turning around the performance of the tax body since her appointment to head the organization in 2004.[6] In October 2010, her contract was renewed for another three years. Her monthly salary was reported to be UGX:28 million (approximately: US$11,250).[7]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Kagina

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