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Uganda’s Museveni in Addis Ababa for 29thAU summit

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has joined other African leaders in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for the 29th Ordinary Session of the assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.The two-day assembly chaired by The President of Guinea H.E Alpha Conde is being held under the theme, “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in Youth.”

Among other things, the assembly is expected to discuss reports of the Peace and Security Council on the state of peace in Africa and the implementation of the master roadmap of practical steps to silence guns in Africa by the year 2020.

Museveni is also scheduled to address a meeting on Aids Watch Africa (AWA) on the Presidential Leadership: Fast Track to End HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria”.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is also expected to table a report on institutional reforms of the Africa Union.

The assembly is expected to appoint two commissioners of the Africa Union Commission; the Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology to which Uganda is fronting its own, Dr. John Kabayo and that of Economic Affairs.

The assembly is also expected to appoint four members of the advisory board on Corruption.

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