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President Museveni in Kinshasa for Peace, Security and Cooperation Summit

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President Museveni in Kinshasa for Peace, Security and Cooperation Summit

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Capital Kinshasa for the 10th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Framework Agreement for Peace, Security and Cooperation for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Region.

At Kinsasha International Airport, the President, accompanied by the former Prime Minister and head of the African Global Security Foundation, a continental security Think-Tank Hon. Amama Mbabazi, was welcomed by the DRC Deputy Prime Minister Jene Sama Lukonde, the Minister of Sports Serge Conde and Security Chiefs.

On the Ugandan side, the President was received by Hon. John Mulimba, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Regional Affairs), the Special Presidential Advisor of Defence and Security Lt. Gen. Proscovia Nalweyiso and other government officials. Museveni joined his counterparts, Republic of Congo Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and President of Angola Joao Manuel Gonçaves Laurenço.

The meeting is expected to attract Heads of State and representatives from the 13 countries under the Great Lakes Region including Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Ethiopia, Gabon, South Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Today’s summit will also see Uganda’s President Museveni hand over chairmanship of the Mechanism to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo. The two-day summit is being held at State House Kinshasa.

Sarah K. Biryomumaisho is a Multimedia journalist (Broadcast & Writing) with 11 years of experience. She holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Makerere Business Institute and a Certificate in Media Management from Women in News. She completed a Course in Wikimedia in 2020, making her one of the very few Wikipedia Editors in the country. She also has a certificate in Gender Justice Reporting from The International Women's Media Foundation, IWMF. She has worked with a number of media houses including 6 Radio stations, most recently Galaxy fm 100.2 & Radio 4. She has worked with Andariya Magazine as a writer. Sarah worked as a Digital Communications consultant for the newly revived Uganda Airlines and is also a Digital enthusiast. She owns a Media Organization called TheUgPost that publishes in Uganda and has a global reach. Twitter;

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