Simon Kilama, a solar energy consumer from Nwoya District welcomed the initiative but castigated the Bureau for taking too long to enforce the standards. Godfrey Akena, the Chairperson Omoro Town Council Business Community Association wondered why non-compliant products are allowed in the country.
The Assistant Commissioner for Regional and Bilateral Division External Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Richard Okot Okello, says there must be renewed efforts to remove all barriers if intra-regional trade is to be revamped.
From humble beginnings inside her kitchen in 2010, Prudence Ukkonika Busingye tells URN what inspired her to venture into wine making. Bella Wine, the business that was started with as little as one hundred Uganda thousand shillings producing five litres of wine, now distributes over fifty thousand litres per year from a factory located in Namugongo, outside Kampala.