“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.
Miriam Musaali, the Legal and Compliance Manager at CMA says that this over-regulation does not only create confusion but is also a cost addition for the enterprises which also spend more time processing compliance requirements.
Charles Isabirye, the Chairperson of the National Council for older persons in Uganda said that older persons can access the grant in groups of 5 to 10 people and each group will be given five million shillings which they can channel into ventures like farming, Poultry and other ventures.
Pouyanné in a statement said with the increased penetration of renewables globally, natural gas keeps a key role in the energy transition to ensure firm power, in addition to pushing out coal in all sectors of final demand.
Barnabas Moses, the coordinator Apac District Cotton Development Organization says Apac having fertile land, farmers have resorted to growing sunflower, soya beans and maize which earns them more money and are forgetting to grow cotton.
The commonest of these services has been the growth on electronic finance that follows or is based on the mobile money mode, mainly focused on transfer or payment, but they have increasingly diversified into agriculture extension and trade, among others.
According to the Executive Secretary of the NBRB Flavia Bwire, the now banned Steel-Timber-Concrete composite building method is a patented method by a Ugandan she declined to name, and has been used in the construction of a few storied buildings in Kampala.
Musasizi notes that the country’s tax contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is low at only 13.5 percent compared to the government's expenditure which stands around 23 percent, leaving an annual deficit of over 9percent of GDP that must be financed by borrowing.
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) says that the brands from Bidco Africa, Pwani Oil Products Ltd, Kapa Oil Refineries Ltd and Menengai Oil Refineries Ltd. failed to meet the required standards as specified in the Fortified Edible Oils and Fats Specifications.,