Anselm Besigye, son of former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and UNAIDS executive director Winnie Byanyima is set to graduate from Harvard University this month.
Anselm enrolled at the prestigious American university in 2017 and has been pursuing a concentration in Social Studies.
“We are toasting Anselm! He submitted his last assignment today & its official- he will graduate with honours on 27 May! Congratulations!” Winnie Byanyima said in a tweet.
Only a few Ugandans have made it to Harvard. They include: Ambassador Olara Otunu and Aggrey Awori, Former Vice President Dr. Specioza Wandira Kazibwa, Prof. Joe Oloka Onyanga, Dr. Sylvia Tamale, Dr. Emmanuel Bagenda, Prof Mahmood Mamdani, Betty Bigombe and Capt Mike Mukula, Morrison Rwakakamba and Dr Busingye Kabumba.
Anselm grew up in New Jersey and went to high school in Connecticut. He joined Harvard after graduating from Choate Rosemary Hall, a private college in Wallingford, USA.