RE-ORIENT OUR CURRICULUM – KADAGAIsaac Nsengiyunva
The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs in Uganda Rt. Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga is in Ghana on invitation of President of AIDO Ghana to attend and give a key note address during the AIDO- Network Conference at Premier Best Western Hotel Auditorium Conference Hall . Rt. Hon who was clad in a traditional wear call it (Busuuti). Upon her arrival at Katoka International Airport –Ghana, The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs in Uganda was welcomed by the President AIDO-Network and Amb. Namboka Esther Emoru the Vice president- AIDO .
What is AIDO?
AIDO is an international NGO, established in 2018, as ‘Ateker International Development Organisation’.it has since widened its reach, with chapters in Germany, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Togo, Uganda , USA, and the UK.
The Network is strengthened by its membership made-up of individuals, cultural institutions, community groups, and organisations, all committed to using their expertise locally to contribute sustainable and social change.
This is the 3rd AIDO-Network conference organised in Ghana. A two day conference that is highly attended by all partner states of AIDO-Network, speaker after speaker, key issues that were discussed on the first day of the conference include: the Common Market within the region, Culture and Tourism and Education among others. In her speech, Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga put emphasis on need to re- orient our (Africa) curriculum, instead of studying about Bismarck, Prince Metternich, and about Napoleon Bonaparte. The First Deputy Premier later had side-lines with AIDO-Network members where issues of independence of African women were tabled for her indulgence.
As hardworking as she is, Before leaving Uganda for Ghana to attend the AIDO-Network Conference, The 1st Deputy Prime Minister had just returned from Arusha were she had gone to present Uganda’s stand on the unfairness process of recruitment at the East African Secretariat which on behalf of Uganda, she demanded for an apology from the Secretary General of East Africa Community for having went ahead with the process of recruitment without consulting member states that he works for.
The First Deputy Prime Minister is expected to back in the country this weekend and she will address members of the press.