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Straight Talk Africa | Host Shaka Ssali and his guests discuss the impact and significance of the first ever US – Africa Leaders Summit

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Posted August 7, 2014 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in US - Africa Summit ~ 2,002 views

     

Host Shaka Ssali and his guests discuss the impact and significance of the first ever U.S.- Africa Leaders Summit. Washington Studio Guests: Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community; Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Philanthropist & Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation, and Stephen Lande, President of Manchester Trade LTD.

Photo time with Host Shaka Ssali and VOA Social Media Reporter Mariama Diallo with [L-R] Stephen Lande, President of Manchester Trade LTD; Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Philanthropist & Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community

Photo time with Host Shaka Ssali and VOA Social Media Reporter Mariama Diallo with [L-R] Stephen Lande, President of Manchester Trade LTD; Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Philanthropist & Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community

ABOUT THE HOST

Shaka, a Ugandan-born American journalist, holds a doctorate in cross-cultural communication and history from UCLA in California. He is a former Ford Foundation Fellow and has received numerous honors, including a United Nations Peacekeeping Special Achievement Award in International Journalism. Other awards include VOA’s Best Journalist Award and Kigezi College Butobere’s first ever Highest Achievement Award in International Human Communication. Butobere is located in Kabale, southwestern Uganda, and is Shaka’s alma mater.

During his career, Shaka has interviewed and hosted many presidents and prime ministers. Among them: General Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President, Nigeria; Levy Patrick Mwanawasa; Former President, Zambia; Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom; Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama; Ghana President John Evans Atta Mills; Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President, Liberia; Hifikepunye Pohamba, President, Namibia; Uganda President Yoweri Museveni; Joseph Kabila, President, DRC; Rwanda President Paul Kagame; and General Salva Kiir, First Vice President, and president of the government of Southern Sudan.

Source — VOA News!


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Ugandan Diaspora News Team

Ugandan Diaspora News Online is an independent, non political news portal primarily aimed at serving Ugandans who work and reside outside Uganda. Our aim is to be a one stop shop for everything Ugandan and the celebration of our Ugandan heritage.

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