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HRH Sylvia Nagginda, The Nnabagereka (Queen) of Buganda, to give Keynote remarks at UCUK virtual Convention

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Her Royal Highness Sylvia Nagginda, (Queen) Nnabagereka of Buganda to make keynote Remarks at the UgandaUK Trade & Investment Virtual Convention2020 schedule on the 12th September 2020 at 12PM  2PM (UK GMT) | 2PM  6PM (UGANDA EAT), streamed live on Youtube, Zoom and Facebook Live.

Register FREE at https://www.ugandanconventionuk.org/

Other Speakers | Panellists include:

  •     Michael. K. Mugabi, Managing Director, Housing Finance Bank Ltd
  •     Mathias Katamba, CEO, dfcu Bank
  •     H.E Amb. Julius Peter Moto, Uganda’s High Commissioner to UK
  •     Mathias Katamba, Managing Director, DFCU Bank
  •     Eric Olanya, Head of Trade, DIT, British High Commission in Kampala
  •     Judy Rugasira Kyanda, Managing Director Knight Frank Uganda
  •     Bernard Robinson Magulu: Executive Director, Bank of Africa
  •     Allan Mugisha, CEO SM Cathan
  •     Paul Omara, NonExec. Director, ICEA Lion Uganda
  •     Perez Ochieng, Director & CEO at SACOMA
  •     Edward Katende, CEO, Uganda Agribusiness Alliance
  •     Peter Kimbowa, IFE consults
  •     Geoffrey Ssemaganda: CEO Action Wealth
  •     Joseph Kiggundu, Director, One Stop Centre, UIA
  •     And many others

Some points of discussion

  •     Agribusiness – Opportunities for Ugandans in the Diaspora
  •     How can Ugandans in the diaspora invest in real estate development?
  •     How have property values changed over the past 5 years?
  •     Advice to Ugandan diaspora who wants to own a home in Uganda?
  •     What is the current state of affordable housing?
  •     Alternative financing solutions for investors in the real estate sector.
  •     Investment Clubs: Why are investment clubs becoming a key investment for Diasporans?
  •     What is condominium ownership and investing in condominium property?
  •     Agribusiness – Challenges and requirements to access the European market?

Her Royal Highness the Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda is the wife of the King of Buganda, King Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. She is a traditional and cultural leader of the people of Buganda, the largest kingdom in Uganda occupying almost a quarter of the country with a population exceeding 5 million people.

Her Royal Highness Sylvia Nagginda is the first Nnabagereka in the history of the Buganda Kingdom to set up a fully-fledged office, an effort that has greatly complemented the ongoing development work in the Kingdom of Buganda and Uganda at large.

Her main focus areas are early childhood care and development, education for the girls, vocational training and employment for the youth, empowerment of women, health issues particularly regarding the prevention and cure of childhood diseases, nutrition, and sexual reproductive health, including the prevention of HIV/AIDS.

A pillar of development, Her Royal Highness established the Nnabagereka Development Foundation (NDF) in 2000.  The Foundation is a charitable non-governmental organization whose mission is to restore the vitality of Buganda and Uganda at large by marshaling community and household human resources for social and economic development.

The Nnabagereka is a Patron of several organizations including the Christian Children’s Fund (CCF) Uganda, Special Olympics Uganda, and Conservation through Public Health (CTPH). She is also a Good Will Ambassador for the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA).

Held in high esteem amongst Ugandans, the Nnabagereka has worked passionately to fulfill her vision of uplifting the standard of living for Ugandans. She has played a major role in sensitizing and mobilizing the general population on issues of education, health, poverty eradication, culture preservation, and has graciously supported and empowered marginalized groups including youth, women and persons with disabilities.

The Nnabagereka overarching vision to make a difference in the lives of families is directly embedded in her ongoing focus to advocate for social and economic entrepreneurship. Her quest to transform and encourage, to promote employment equality, skills development and procurement in local communities has proactively lured her to advocate for investment in Uganda. She has strategized with the NDF delivery structure for example to ensure that it is showcased on to international platforms, hence her support towards the Convention.

The Chairman of the Convention, Willy Mutenza is also pleased to announce that the Nnabagereka will be presiding over the first ever Ekisaakaate Kya Nnabagereka chapter in the UK, to be held a few days before the Convention. Ekisaakaate, meaning ‘Royal Enclosure’, is a leadership development flagship programme that aims to revitalise and strengthen moral values, leadership qualities, domestic duties and spiritual and practical skills to young people between the age of 6 and 18. This program in the UK will give a unique opportunity to the Diaspora youth to reconnect with their Ugandan roots and embrace traditional and cultural Ugandan values. This event will be key in instilling in the younger generation a sense of pride and patriotism in being Uganda.

The Nnabagereka perfectly encapsulates the Convention’s ethos in her following statement: “The Nnabagereka Development Foundation (NDF) aims to utilise forums such as The Uganda-UK Convention to build momentum and promote the various investment opportunities within the country.[…] Entrepreneur skills reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves from being indigent to being active agents of change.’

In light of current Coronavirus restrictions, UCUK has morphed the popular Uganda-UK Annual Convention into a fully virtual experience this year!

From the comfort of your own digital device, you will have access to all of the same great content and experts you have come to expect from the biggest Ugandan calendar Convention in UK. UCUK Virtual+ will be streaming over 10+ talks—including keynotes, tutorials, and sessions all in an engaging and interactive premium virtual atmosphere.

In celebration of our 10th anniversary, we are bringing our most senior line-up yet. Expect insights from senior leaders at the forefront of doing business in Uganda, impactful presentations, real-world case studies, interactive sessions, and virtual networking – Direct to your home.

We have always taken pride in the fact that UCUK forum brings together experts, business leaders, Leaders, Diasporas and Industry experts to connect with people shaping the future of Ugandan economies.

Together is the only way we will get through these difficult times!

For your FREE ticket and updatres register now @ https://www.ugandanconventionuk.org/

For more info contact NDF

Nnabagereka Development Foundation

Nnabagereka Development Foundation
Room GF-1, Bulange-Mmengo
Kampala, Uganda
[email protected]
+256 (414) 344 669 | +256 (393) 217 133 | +256 708 844 660

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