Prof. William Bazeyo, second on the left displaying his award.

Makerere University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration, Prof. William Bazeyo is Continental Winner in the Education and Training – Academic sector of CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations, 2018 Awards.

The Award was presented to Prof. Bazeyo by the Chief Executive of CEO Global, Annelize Wepener at a Gala Dinner held at the Apollo Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday.

CEO Global hosted Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government and Titans Building Nations Awards on the 26th and 27th November 2018. The Awards recognised Regional and Continental finalists and winners.

Fifty seven (57) countries participated in this year’s awards in 23 categories which included Education and Training, Media, Health, Tourism and Banking among others. The African continent was divided into 8 regions, each with a winner in the respective categories. The Continental Winner was then drawn from the eight regional winners in each category.

Prof. Bazeyo on November 3, 2018 emerged both Country and Regional Winner of the Great Lakes 2018/2019 CEO Global Pan African Awards and as such qualified for the aforementioned finals. He was recognized for his outstanding achievements in education and training sector in Africa.

Prior to the Gala Dinner, the awardees took part in a one day symposium which explored benefits and challenges of the African Free Trade Agreement (AcFTA). Attendees also had the opportunity to network with and meet potential business partners drawn from Africa’s Top Achievers across 23 Economic Sectors.