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Kampala Geopolitics conference set for next week

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the organisers of the Kampala Geopolitics conference, revealed that preparations for the 5th edition of the two-day academic public event is underway.

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The event is intended to discuss current geopolitical questions and events and will be running under the theme: Bringing International Debates to Africa.

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The high-level conference offers an interactive platform for dialogue and free exchange on contemporary, regional and international debates to move global debates to an African stage.

Experts from Uganda and the African continent will be joined by international researchers to engage in participatory and documented debates on global topics.

Fourteen roundtables on a variety of topics relating to global challenges such as security, regional trends, sustainable development, sport, culture and society will be discussed. The conference will also include a series of Twitter spaces, an innovative format (introduced last year) that fosters local and global engagement with the audience as the KGC aims to reach to the general public with special focus on students, academia,

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The conference comes at time the East African region is caught up in a catch 22 situation of both Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo accuses Rwanda of supporting rebels within its borders something Kigali denies ever doing.

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