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Uganda Rejects EAC-Secretariat Recruitment Interviews

See: meaca_letter The 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East Africa Community Affairs in Uganda Rt. Hon REBECCA Kadaga, rejects ongoing recruitment exercise EAC due to irregularities of the process. and in her letter she underlines the Secretary General of EAC for not following Council issued rules and regulations as provided for in 2006. so far Burundi and Sudan are backing Uganda ‘s request to postpone interviews.  

Impact on the East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade and Investment summit – Texas

The 16th Annual Trade and Investment Conference was held between the 7th and 9th of October, 2021 at the Marriott Hotel-Las Colinas in Irving, Texas (USA) with the aim of facilitating business-to-business linkages and market opportunities by informing the diaspora about the prospects for investment in countries of East Africa. Expos like this one bring good news regarding progress with Uganda, the East African region and the entire African continent with an experience that expedites trade and investment between the outside...


The 1st Deputy Prime Minister And Minister of East African Affairs Community in Uganda Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga was chief guest at Uganda - Tanzania at Mutukula boarder Rice Agribusinesses Development Foundation signing a trade MOU. The Ugandan agribusiness traders called upon the Minister's attention on the trade imbalances at the boarder which don't favour them at all. For instance,  one of the most unfairness that the  Ugandan traders at the Mutukula boarder pointed out was Tanzanians exports to...

Busoga Sugarcane growers sign MOU

The 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs in Uganda RT. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has this afternoon witnessed signing of an M.O.U( Memorandum of Understanding ) of Greater Busoga Sugar Cane Union. The Union was headed by their chairman who noted that all sugar cane farmers had come to an agreement with the arrangements of sugar cane factory as promised by President Museveni during his 2020 campaign tours in a bid for a 5th term...

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.