On Sunday 21st July, 2019, Prof John F. Mugisha, the Vice Chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda (CUU) was among the esteemed guests at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa & Madagascar (SECAM). Among the main organisers was the Executive Director of CUU, Mr. David Mutabanura who was actively involved in the planning and execution of the event.

The celebrations which attracted over 400 Bishops, Arch Bishops, Cardinals and delegates from all over the world kicked off with Mass at Lubaga Cathedral attended among others by the President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

SECAM was launched by Pope St. Paul VI in Uganda in 1969 as a forum for African Catholic Bishops to get together to discuss matters concerning its Church in Africa.