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Gender Inequalities Must Be Addressed- EASSI

Rt. Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga 2nd right with the women from EASSI and on the extreme left is Mrs. Sarah, a staff of the Ministry. This afternoon, women from the African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women met with Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga discussed the East African Community FGM Bill yet to be assented to at the East African Legislative Assembly. The Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for Advancement of Women (EASSI) is a sub-regional civil society organization...

Be Consistent In Pushing The EAC Integration Agenda To The Cluster.

Bishop Samuel: Rt.Hon Rebecca Kadaga (center) and the EAC -Ligi Ya Vijana at the Ministry of EAC -Uganda Recently the East African Youth League under their theme: Ligi Ya Vijana ended their tour of duty in the East African Community Partner States with seminars organized across the region to equip the youth in the region with tools to promote the EAC Integration, skills for entrepreneurship and promotion of Kiswahili language. It’s on this background that the EAC –Ligi Ya Vijana called on...

EALA Passes The EAC Appropriation Bill 2024

This afternoon, the East African Legislative Assembly in a sitting at the EAC headquarters in Arusha, adopted the committee's report on general purpose on the EAC budget estimates for revenue expenditure for the financial year 2024/25. The committee recommended that the Assembly Urge the Council to approve EALA’s request for USD 810,000 for public outreach and sensitization to enhance the visibility of the Community. The committee further suggested that this type of funding be accommodated in the supplementary budget for...

The 45th Meeting Of The Council Of Ministers- Arusha

Rt.Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga during the session of the council of ministers The 1DPM/Minister for East African Community Affairs Uganda Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga on invitation by the Chairperson of the EAC Council of Ministers fulfilled Article 15 of the East African Community Treaty and attended the 45th meeting of the Council of Ministers at EAC headquarters in Arusha in the United Republic of Tanzania. The Minister led a delegation from Uganda comprising the Minister of State for Internal...

Avoid Unsustainable Debt Levels That Could Hinder Economic Progress. -RT.Hon Rebecca Kadaga

The 1DPM/Minister for EAC Uganda Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga on invitation of SEATINI Uganda officially opened the EAC Post Budget Dialogue of FY 24/25 on Tax and Debt. While delivering her keynote address, the minister said there’s a general increase in the EAC Partner States Expenditure allocations with Uganda’s allocation significantly increasing from UGX 52.763trillion for the financial year 23/24 to UGX 72.130trillion, Kenya’s expenditure about 4 trillion Kenyan shillings, up from the 3.85 trillion Kenya’s shillings for the...