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African Development Bank names Ugandan economist as Strategy Director

Celebrated Ugandan economist Dr Alex Mubiru has been appointed Director (Strategy and Delivery) in the Office of the President, at the African Development Bank Group. He will take office on November 1, 2020.

Derscribed by his colleagues as "a well-rounded professional with the maturity and temperament suitable for the role.", Mubiru is presently the AfDB's Country Manager for the United Republic of Tanzania.

Alex Mubiru. Image Source: CEO East Africa

Dr. Alex Mubiru's appointment as Director (Strategy and Delivery) in the Office of the President is effective as from 1st November 2020.

Uganda In Focus:

Population - 44.2 million (Compared to South Africa's 59.6 million)

GDP: $34.38 billion (Compared to South Africa's $369.85 billion)

GDP Per Capita: $780 (Compared to South Africa's $6,193)