“COMESA has a statutory committee called the COMESA Consumer Protection Committee. Once that committee issues a statement, that statement binds all COMESA member-states,” says Wetasa, who is also the Chairperson, COMESA Consumer Protection Committee.
Speaking at the United Nations Security today, Richard Mills, the United States Deputy Representative to the United Nations said South Sudanese leaders have failed to deliver on their promises ever since the revitalized peace agreement was signed in 2018.
A harmonised payments system makes regional currencies freely convertible to enable transactions without having to convert national currencies into dollars to enhance regional trade and lower transaction costs.
Honey Malinga, the Commissioner for petroleum in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, says that the factors which led to the increase in the fuel prices have eased, hence the stabilization or reduction in pump prices.
Mukula advised the government to push the East African Legislative Assembly, EALA, to ensure proper facilitation of the regional institution, and also implement the regional centres of excellence as provided for. The academy, according to him, through a civil aviation academy also trains military pilots and is therefore more important to Uganda.
If the results are annulled, the court will either order a fresh election based on the irregularities discovered or a vote recount to determine the winner. Ahead of the verdict today, Ruto has pledged to accept whatever the outcome will be for the sake of the rule of law.
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region with the most children out of school, 98 million, and it is also the only region where this number is increasing. In Uganda, around 1 in 10 schoolchildren did not report back to school in January when schools were reopened after two years of lockdown.
The Kasese deputy resident district Commissioner- RDC in charge of Bukhonzo county, Lt. Maate Magwara says they have increased security surveillance to close out all porous border points and ensure that all persons crossing into Uganda use the designated routes and are screened as required.
Joseph Mulindwa, the Spokesperson of Kalangala Infrastructure Services Limited-KIS, says the exercise was postponed because of the Kenyan elections over fears that engineers coming from Kenya to carryout the engine overhaul would be unsafe to travel at the peak of the campaigns and polls, moreover they also had to vote so KIS pushed the exercise to end of this month.
The seven-member panel of judges has an additional task of closing their ears to the public debate of the petitions and the affidavits filed by different parties. Lawyers and party officials from both sides have widely engaged in discussing the submissions of the two sides in the court proceedings.
According to Gen. Katumba, unpatriotic people target sleepers and rails to sell to aluminum companies while locals target ballasts such as gravel stones for construction at their homesteads which slows down works besides vandalizing the line.
WHO has provided more than USD 16 million from an emergency fund to address needs, but more support is required. The agency is now appealing for USD 123.7 million which will be used to prevent and control outbreaks, treat malnutrition, and provide essential health services as well as medicines.
The job required an ideal candidate to hold a bachelor’s degree in any field, post-graduate training in Administration or any other business-related course, and at least 10 years of aviation experience at a senior management level.
The East African Business Council, the Business Council of COMESA and the SADC Business Council have officially launched the African Tripartite Business Council to spearhead the inclusion of private sector policy proposals into the negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and the African Tripartite Free Trade Area.
“The markets have already priced in post elections development and given that so far the electoral process has gone fairly well, markets will bounce back. It is only temporary,” said Steven Kaboyo, the Managing Director Alpha Capital Partners.