H.E. Stéphanie Rivoal (L) embraces Ms. Anena Juliet (2nd L), shortly after awarding her the French Scholarship as Director of Campus France, Ms. Béatrice Khaiat (2nd R) and Ms. Martha Muwanguzi (R) witness, 30th January 2018, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaH.E. Stéphanie Rivoal (L) embraces Ms. Anena Juliet (2nd L), shortly after awarding her the French Scholarship as Director of Campus France, Ms. Béatrice Khaiat (2nd R) and Ms. Martha Muwanguzi (R) witness, 30th January 2018, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Ms. Anena Juliet, 23, a fourth year  BSc. Agriculture student on Tuesday 30th January 2018 scooped a French scholarship award to study in France.

The French Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Stéphanie Rivoal awarded Anena the scholarship for her exemplary presentation skills on the tissue culture technology during the exhibition to mark the Campus France Uganda Launch at the Freedom Square.

The event was organized by Makerere University in partnership with the French Embassy in Uganda. It was officiated by the First Lady and Minister of Education represented by the Minister in charge of General duties in the office of the Prime Minister Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.

The launch also involved the French Ambassador to Uganda Stephanie Rivoal,  the Chairperson of Makerere University Council Eng. Dr. Wan Etyem, the Vice Chancellor represented by his deputy in charge of Academic Affairs  and  other dignitaries, French Companies, staff and students.

Ms. Beatrice Khaiat,Min. Mary Karoro Okurut, Amb.Stephanie , Prof. Eria Hisali, Dr Wana Etyem and Martha Muwanguzi during the launch in Freedom square

Anena came  to participate in the exhibition at about 11.00a.m  after receiving a call on short notice  that very morning.

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) was  participating in the event by exhibiting her technologies and innovations.

Anena, because of the short notice just picked two small banana suckers and a few bottles of different tissue culture material and packed in a black polythene bag  at Kabanyolo and boarded a taxi to Makerere.