As Uganda looks forward to attaining middle income status come 2020, many scholars, think tank groups and independent minded Ugandans are pondering over a wide range of issues. Some analysts have reasoned that the 2018/19 budget should give priority to service delivery ministries, to realize speedy socio-economic transformation. Others...
By Ambrose Gahene The National Resistance Movement (NRM) marked its 32nd Liberation Day on 26th January, at Boma Ground in Arua District. This year’s celebrations ran under the theme, “Uganda’s Liberation, a significant contribution to our present and future development”. “We have been handling many of the strategic bottlenecks: ideological disorientation,...
The ceremony took place on Thursday 18th January 2018. The day started with hoisting the Socialist Republic of Vietnam national flag at Kololo national grounds where the Uganda national flag was hoisted at Independence. A police guard of honour was mounted for the Vietnam team at Kololo national grounds....
Burundi is a small country like Rwanda and has a history of ethnic relations close to those in Rwanda. EricThe problems leading up to the genocides of 1965, 1972, 1988 and 1993 can be traced to Tutsi fear brought about by democracy that changed things in favor of Hutu in...
South Sudan has been admitted as the 6th Country in EAC today thereby increasing the East African Community market to 162 million people, according to the EAC publicist Mr. Richard Owora. He confirmed to The East Africa Post that South Sudan was admitted at the 17th Ordinary Summit of the...
The East African Community has made the most progress on integration and is the most ambitious of all regional economic communities (RECs) in Africa. According to the latest report on regional integration by the African Development Bank, the EAC is top on the list of RECs in Africa. “The EAC has...
The smooth handover from the bloc's leadership from Kenyatta to Kikwete barely concealed the poisoned trade relation between the two neighbours. ROBIN OBINO reports. Financing for infrastructure projects were top on the agenda at the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit in Nairobi during which Kenya's President Uhuru...
Amid growing insecurity in Kenya with the latest attack in Mandera leaving almost 38 Dead Inspector General David Kimaiyo has since resigned from office following criticism from different parties with claims of failing to contain the insecurity situation in Kenya citing his resignation on personal grounds. On the other hand...
Kenya and Algeria have signed two pacts of cooperation and political consultation. In a ceremony presided over by the two country's foreign Ministers, Kenya's Amina Mohamed and Algeria's Ramtane Lamamra, the two countries agreed to set up a joint commission for cooperation and memorandum of understanding on political consultations. Speaking to...
Kenya and Algeria are committed to weeding out terrorism and ensuring peaceful coexistence in the entire continent of Africa, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amina Mohamed and Algerian Senate Speaker Abdelkader Bensalah have said. Speaking when they met in Algiers on Monday, the two leaders noted that...