Tuesday, July 31, 2018

UGANDA: Kwame Nkrumah’s daughter Samia in Kampala

Samia Yaba Nkrumah, the daughter of Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah, is in Kampala for a high-level dialogue.

Running under theme, “positioning Africa for the 21st Century”, the dialogue is hosted by Kampala-based Africa Strategic Leadership Centre.

Samia will be part of panellists to discuss the pivotal role of leadership towards the next Africa’s development agenda, reports Daily Monitor.

The dialogue starts today in Kampala and will be chaired by BBC World Service News Day presenter, Allan Kasujja.

Among the chief speakers are; Africa Peer Review Mechanism chief executive Prof Eddy Maloko and Prime Minister Ruhakana Ruhunda.

Samia Nkrumah is one of the founders of “Africa must Unite”, an organisation which aims to promote Kwame Nkrumah’s vision and political culture.

She was the first woman to head a major political party in Ghana, the Convention People’s Party, founded by her late father and championed Ghana’s attainment of independence in 1957.

Credit: Daily Monitor

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