RAN Chief of Party Prof. William Bazeyo; Recognized by Titan’s Building Nations Program

On Saturday November 3rd, 2018, Prof. William Bazeyo, Makerere University ResileintAfrca Network (RAN) Chief of Party and also Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration) at Makerere University emerged the Regional Winner of the Great Lakes 2018/2019 CEO Global Pan African Awards for Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government and Titans-Building Nations Program at a colorful ceremony held at Protea Hotel, Kampala.

The Chief Executive of CEO Global, Annelize Wepener presented the Award to Prof. William Bazeyo amidst applause from the audience comprising influential personalities in the public and private sector. The awards are the leading Pan African recognition programme honoring excellence in the private and public sector. The programme covers 23 economic sectors and has for close to two decades independently recognized those leaders who are at the pinnacle of their industry. Under the Titans Programme: Building Nations, Prof. Bazeyo was recognized for his outstanding achievements in education and training sector in Africa.   Prof. Bazeyo’s career and life journey is an embodiment of an individual who has generously shared his knowledge and skills to make a difference in the lives of other people.  Popularly known for the adage- Always be a contribution-Prof. Bazeyo has significantly contributed to the transformation of the region through research, nurturing upcoming innovators, mentoring students, resource mobilization for Africa, winning multi-million dollar projects and so much more. As the Chief of Party-ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) www.ranlab.org,  Prof. Bazeyo working closely together with his team at RAN manage USD 25million project that is nurturing and working with upcoming innovators in 20 Universities to find solutions to challenges facing Africa.

The Regional Award received today, Saturday 3rd November 2018 at Protea Hotel, Kampala sets the platform for Prof. Bazeyo to compete in the Continental Awards scheduled to take place in the last week of November 2018 in South Africa.

“Prof Bazeyo, this is yet another well-deserved award, we wish you all the best in the Continental competitions’’ noted Dr. Roy William Mayega, RAN’s Deputy Chief of Party upon receipt of this good news.

“To be recognized as a continental finalist is an achievement in its own right. You are without a doubt on the right path and we hope the recognition you have enjoyed spurs you on to greater things,” remarked Annelize Wepener-Chief Executive of the CEO Global Pan African Awards.

The Continental winners will be accorded the opportunity to join the “Network of Influence”, which will give them access to developmental tools, investment opportunities and serve as a platform to bring together small and medium enterprises with corporate and the public sector.



By; Ritah Namisango
Principal Public Relations Officer
Makerere University