UBA Uganda Managing Director and CEO,Chioma Mang (Centre) addressing the press about Africa Day. Looking on are members of the bank’s top management
United Bank for Africa Uganda (UBAU) has celebrated Africa Day with a call for innovation and creativity as the theme for 2023 Africa Day to solve problems facing the continent through unity and diversification.
Speaking at the event held at UBA Uganda Head Office in Kampala on Thursday 25th May, 2023 under the theme “Innovating the Continent for Growth’, Chioma Mang, the Managing Director and CEO said that there is no border in creativity and culture when it comes to Africa. “In every culture in Africa, there is a similarity, that’s why we believe that there is a significant unity. We have a culture that we should be proud of and talk about diversity,” Chioma said.
She said UBA celebrates Africa Day “to promote unity, mutual respect and pride in who we are as a people and a pan-African organization with a global reach.”
Ahead of Africa Day Celebration, UBA Plc celebrated this year’s Africa Day in commemoration of African Unity with the 5th edition of the annual UBA Africa Conversation held at the Tony Elumeru Amphitheater at UBA House on Wednesday, May 24th 2023 where successful, dynamic women who were panelists agreed that the time has come for the rich potential of the continent to be unlocked, even as they shared unanimous views of the inherent opportunities that abound in Africa. discuss the remarkable innovations, growth and limitless potential of Africa.
Africa Day is an annual event, dedicated to celebrating the diversity of the African continent, as well as highlighting the cultural and economic potential that exists on the continent.
As part of the annual Africa Day celebrations, UBA staff across the continent adorn cultural outfits to showcase the best of Africa’s rich cultures and eat local dishes among others.
Africa Day is celebrated every May 25th, since 1963, across the African continent and worldwide. The day was inaugurated by the Organisation of African Unity, in commemoration of African freedom, Liberation and independence out of the collective African resistance to colonialism and economic exploitation.
Below are some of the photos of UBA staff in different cultural outfits;