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Pan-African Pyramid Peoples Parliament to Debate Somalia’s Potential EAC Membership

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By Gad Masereka

Kampala, Uganda – In a landmark event, the Pan-African Pyramid Peoples Parliament is set to host a high-profile debate exploring the multifaceted implications of Somalia potentially becoming a member state of the East African Community (EAC). The debate, scheduled to take place at Fairway Hotel in Kampala, will bring together a distinguished panel of experts, political figures, and students from various universities.

The central theme of the discussion will revolve around the security, political, and socio-economic implications of Somalia’s potential integration into the East African Community. This critical examination is aimed at providing insights into the potential challenges and opportunities that may arise as Somalia considers aligning itself more closely with the EAC member states.

The esteemed panelists for the event include Dan Rugarama, the Chairman of the Pan African Movement Uganda Chapter; Thomas Lesaffre, a freelance journalist and researcher from France; James Kashaya, a renowned researcher and HR consultant; and Meddy Ssegawa, the Executive Director of Ssegaspiration.

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The debate will be chaired by Andrew Irumba Katushabe, the Pan-African Pyramid Speaker and founding father, ensuring a fair and insightful discussion on the matter. The Pan-African Pyramid, known for its commitment to intellectual discourse and the revival of Pan-Africanism, patriotism, and nationalism values, has positioned itself as a leading non-partisan forum for engaging the youth on critical issues.

Founded on the pillars of Pan-Africanism, patriotism, and nationalism, the Pan-African Pyramid emphasizes the importance of discussing social, economic, and political issues without bias. As a non-profit, non-racist organization registered under the laws of Uganda, the Pan-African Pyramid is dedicated to fostering awareness and generating knowledge and solutions to African problems.

The event will welcome students from Kyambogo University, Victoria University, Makerere University, and various public political figures. The entrance is free, encouraging broad participation in this significant debate. The Pan-African Pyramid’s commitment to inclusivity and open dialogue is reflected in its mission to bring together diverse African voices to discuss issues crucial to the economic and social liberation of the continent.

The debate is scheduled to occur every Friday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Fairway Hotel & Spa in Kampala, with a live broadcast at the venue and a recorded version televised every Sunday after 9:00 PM. The Pan-African Pyramid continues to be a trailblazer in promoting positive discussions that contribute to the advancement of Africa and its people.

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  1. TUkuze Francis

    December 26, 2023 at 4:57 am

    Iam Francis Tukuze from Kibaale district, working in Kyangwali refugee settlement, Kiuube district.

    I have liked the commitment of the organization towards the wellbeing of refugees.Keep it up or heros.

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