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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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FOWODE trains new crop of ‘Matembes’, ‘Byanyimas’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “This camp has taught me how to be more positive in life….Winnie Byanyima inspires me and I would like to be an MP one day,” said Judith Ninsima from Mbarara, when she was called in to share her experience at the end of a leadership …

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UK Parliamentary Committee grills Oxfam’s Winnie Byanyima

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has appeared before the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee, where she said her priority now is to ensure no more mistakes are made by the British Charity, and that their work of saving lives around the world goes …

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Byanyima heartbroken after Oxfam Haiti sex scandal

  Byanyima heart broken, Oxfam deputy head resigns after Haiti sex scandal London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The executive director of Oxfam International Winnie Byanyima has spoken out on the emerging sex scandal involving the organisations staff in Haiti and Chad. “My heart is broken. I am appalled. Angry. …

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THIS WEEK: Byanyima gets another term at Oxfam

THIS WEEK: Byanyima gets another term at Oxfam Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “Five more years ! Thank you Oxfam”, Winnie Byanyima tweeted on Dec.04.  Banyima a politician and wife to opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) cadre DR. Kizza Besigye was reacting to a decision by Oxfam International’s board …

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