Former Ugandan vice president Dr. Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe continues to make rounds across the continent seeking support for the position of African Union Commission Chairperson.
On Thursday, she travelled to Rwanda and held meetings with President Kagame.
She also met the Rwanda Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo over her candidature.
On June 14, Speciosa attended the 6th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Regions in Luanda, Angola.
Before the official commencement of the summit, Dr Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe, the East African candidate for the African Union Commission chairperson met President Yoweri Museveni and briefed him on the progress of her campaign.
President Museveni says he supports Dr Speciosa for the position of African Union Commission chairperson.
“As a proud OAU Founder Member, Uganda is proud to present and support the candidacy of Dr. Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe for the position of Chairperson, African Union Commission, 2016 – 2020,” Museveni said.
The state-run New Vision said the President had released millions to Speciosa for her campaign.
Speciosa also held talks with Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Amina Muhammed on margins of the pre-summit inter-ministerial meeting of the ICGLR in Luanda.
The talks were centered on the candidature of Dr. Kazibwe for Chairperson of the African Union Commission 2016-2020.