The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) has appointed Prof. Mayunga Habib Hemedi Nkunya from Tanzania to the post of the IUCEA Executive Secretary and Dr. Jean Bosco Butera from Rwanda to the post of the Deputy Executive Secretary. The two are expected to assume office on 6th November 2010 and 2nd October 2010 respectively.
The Executive Secretary will serve on a contract of five years non-renewable while the Deputy Executive Secretary will serve on a contract of three years which may be renewable once.
Prof. Mayunga Nkunya is currently the Executive Secretary of the Tanzania Commission for Universities. Prior to that, he served as a Chief Academic Officer at the University of Dar es Salaam from October 1999 to December 2006.
Dr. Jean Bosco Butera is the Director of the Africa Programme of the United Nations Affiliated University for Piece (UPEACE) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prior to that post he worked with the University of Rwanda as Vice-Rector, Academic Affairs between 1995 and 2003.
Source: The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)