London, England — 27 July 2012 – UK-based and listed African Eagle Resources plc has announced the appointment of Ambassador Paul Rupia as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Ambassador Rupia is an internationally known and well respected Tanzanian statesman with over 49 years experience in the Tanzanian public service. He twice represented Tanzania as Ambassador to the United Nations, was Ambassador to Ethiopia and Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and also served his country as a member of parliament, chief secretary to the President’s office, secretary to the cabinet, head of the Civil Services and principal secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ambassador Rupia holds the Order for the United Republic and serves on various charitable boards including being chairman of DCB Commercial Bank plc, chairman of the Britain-Tanzania Society and of St John’s University of Tanzania.
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