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Rwandan, Ugandan presidents to attend Ethiopia conference on establishment of Pan-African University

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda will attend a conference later this month that aims to facilitate the creation of a Pan-African university in Ethiopia, the Ethiopia foreign ministry said on Sunday.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will attend the April 23-24 conference on the creation of a Pan-African University in Ethiopia’s historical northern city of Adwa.

The university is named after the 1896 battle of Adwa, in which Ethiopian forces scored victory against the colonial Italian force, marking the first black victory against a colonizer force in the African continent.

The Ethiopian government has allocated some 150 hectares of land for the construction of the university.

In addition to the Ugandan and Rwandan presidents, Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, former prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn and academics from across the world are expected to participate in the conference.

The conference is expected to discuss the building design of the university, its curriculum, and election of its board of directors. Enditem

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