Fahad Ssensuwa, the Africa EXIM bank lead person in East Africa, says the initiative, among other objectives, wanted to bring back international financing institutions that had left the African continent on grounds that it was hard and expensive to get information from the businesses in Africa.
The Secretariat early this year advertised over 50 jobs attracting more than 15,000 applications. However there have been concerns especially from the Ugandan side over unequal distribution of the jobs among the six member states of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi.
Micho who returned to Uganda in July this year for his second spell was tried today in the Gqeberha Regional Court, South Africa and he was found guilty of two offences. He had appeared at the New Brighton Magistrates Court on the same charges in December 2020
The bill which had been passed by the 10th parliament allowed persons with disabilities access to 75 per cent of accrued benefits after a year with no job, and granted access to 20 per cent of accrued benefits to the other savers who clock 45 or those who have saved for at least 10 years.
The Education Ministry authorized teachers to conduct in-person classes in socially distanced small groups of not more than 20 learners, from within their localities. However, many people, including district authorities, and parents are not aware of the programme.
Our vision and that of our President, HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is to cause social-economic transformation of the country through creating jobs, especially for our young people and addressing the needs of the 39 percent of our population who are still outside the money economy.
The Special Rapporteur said women journalists, politicians, human rights defenders and feminist activists were being targeted with vicious, coordinated online attacks and intimidation, aimed at driving them off social media platforms and out of public life.