Betty Bigombe, the minister of state for Water, has been appointed senior director for Fragility, Conflict and Violence at the
In a statement signed by the bank's president,
She was appointed alongside
Bigombe's appointment is an important milestone in the colourful career of a woman who became famous for leading efforts to bring peace in northern
She was also a visiting scholar at John Hopkins University's
She was expected to meet President Museveni last evening to tender her resignation as minister. Bigombe will also relinquish her parliamentary seat as Woman MP for Amuru district.
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