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Government of Uganda tasks its counterpart South Sudan to scrap off the waiver fees

Government of Uganda has Tasked its counterpart South Sudan to scrap off the waiver fees that are normally imposed against the Ugandan Traders.According to the Minister for East African Community Affairs Rt. Hon Alitwala Rebecca Kadaga in her press briefing held in Kampala, revealed that Uganda is ready to begin charging waiver fees against Sudan with effect from November 2021 if South Sudan does not stop waiver charges within one month.

Sugarcane Farmers Demand Factory

The 1st Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of East African Affairs in Uganda and Woman Member of Parliament for Kamuli district  Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga held a consultative meeting with the Busoga Sugarcane Growers Association in a bid to finalise discussions on setting up sugar factories in the region. A meeting that saw the Minister of Finance and economic development in attendance, Hon. Matia Kasaija , unanimously agreed that two sugar cane factories be setup with the first one in...

We need single currency in the region – women traders from cross boarder

Rt. Hon. 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs in Uganda today held a meeting with the Uganda Women Cross Boarder Traders-(UWCBT) at the Ministry's head offices located on Nile Avenue on Kingdom Kampala Building. The women were led by their chairperson and accompanied by the chairman of Cross Boarder Members of Parliament Hon. Macho Godfrey MP Busia Municipality. Among the key bottle necks that hinder smooth transaction of business at the boarder that the women...

1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs in Uganda RT. Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga met with the youth from Africa Kwetu Students Organisation led by their group leader Kiiza Eric

1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs in Uganda RT. Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga met with the youth from Africa Kwetu Students Organisation led by their group leader Kiiza Eric who called on her at the Ministry’s offices on Kingdom Kampala building located on Nile Avenue with a Certificate of Appreciation. The Africa Kwetu youths are so passionate about youth participation in promoting and marketing of Uganda’s involvement in the East African Community. The RT. Hon...

Mrs. Asiimwe Caroline a lecturer at Makerere University met the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and minister of East African Community Affairs Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga

This afternoon , Mrs. Asiimwe Caroline a lecturer at Makerere University met the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs - Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga at the Ministry’s offices located on Plot 31A-35A & 37A-39A Nile Avenue, 2nd floor Kingdom Kampala Building. One of Mrs. Asiimwe’s concerns was mainstreaming Kiswahili in Uganda’s National Agenda for regional Integration and sustainable development. She said “this is a project funded by the Government of Uganda through Makerere University...