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Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec. 03 2019, Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of the United Nations Aids (UNAIDS) programme, was at the airport in Kigali, Rwanda, when she received a telephone call. She was told President Paul …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Winnie Byanyima’s Rwanda diplomacy: How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame THE WEEK Attack in the north: UPDF barracks in Zombo attacked THE LAST WORD Besigye as Museveni’s ally: How Uganda’s …

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Fighting HIV stigma through beauty pageantry

Participants in the Y+ pageant are groomed into anti-discrimination ambassadors and given life skills to tap into opportunities Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Robina Babirye is an articulate young lady who has garnered a large following on Facebook. She is not a television presenter or an aspiring politician. Babirye …

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Why UN appointed new HIV/AIDS chief

UN appoints new HIV/AIDS chief after controversy United Nations, United States | AFP |  United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief on Wednesday after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement. Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima of Uganda will lead UNAIDS, a spokesperson for …

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Winnie Byanyima takes top UNAIDS job

New York, United States | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has named Winifred ‘Winnie’ Karagwa Byanyima as the next Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The Ugandan leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building has been Executive Director of Oxfam International …

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