The East African Business Council (EABC) and Innovation Norway on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly work together to advocate for beneficial trade and good investment climate in the two regions.
The MoU also allows them to develop business to business engagement to enhance business partnerships and networking as well as exchange information on opportunities in both regions.
The agreement which was signed by Innovation Norway’s Chief Executive Officer, malady http://crossfitnaples.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/woocommerce.php Anita Krohn Traaseth and EABC Chairman Denis Karera at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, http://crmsoftwareblog.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sync/class.jetpack-sync-module-plugins.php was witnessed by the Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Dr Richard Sezibera and Monica Maeland, the Norwegian Minister for Trade and Industry.
Information from the EAC Secretariat reveals that under the MoU, which will be effective for a period of five years, EABC and Innovation Norway will work together on various areas including trade facilitation, joint activities that are beneficial to both institutions like conferences, trade missions (both international and regional), and business to business engagement both in EAC and Norway and the Nordic countries.
Some of the main areas of cooperation will be in the petroleum and education sectors with the latter focusing on the information and communication technology sector.
The two parties further agreed to increase market access through information sharing; promote investment in both regions, and; capacity building and technical assistance.
The Norwegian Minister for Trade and the EAC Secretary General, had previously held bilateral talks on possible areas of cooperation between Norway and the EAC.
The talks focused on the upcoming negotiations between the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) and the EAC.
According to the EAC Secretariat, the Secretary General informed Maeland that the EAC Council of Ministers was quite positive about the negotiations with EFTA.
EFTA is an inter-governmental organization which comprises Ireland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Founded in 1960, it promotes free trade and economic integration among its Member States.
EFTA Member States have expressed interest in strengthening ties with the EAC Partner States and have proposed a Joint Declaration on Cooperation between the two Parties. It is hoped that the Joint Declaration on Cooperation will be signed in November this year.
Also present at the function were the Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania and the EAC, Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, EAC Deputy Secretary General (Planning and Infrastructure) Dr. Enos Bukuku, Director General Customs and Trade, Peter Kiguta, as well as other senior officials.
Coach Joseph Mutyaba returns to Kakindu with his Lweza side to take on his immediate former employers and a rather new look Bul Fc in the only league game of the day.
Both teams are still struggling to find a winning formula. Bul lost their first two opening games against URA and SC Victoria University both by 1-0 before holding defending champions Vipers SC to a barren draw at home.
Lweza on the other side has lost all the first three league games, here http://cgt06.fr/wp-admin/includes/class-plugin-upgrader-skin.php the only registered in the last ten topflight games while Bul have only two wins in ten attempts with none in the last Seven. The last time Bul fc won it was under their Friday’s opponent coach Mutyaba.
Mutyaba’s first win at Bul was in a five goal thriller, where his charges defeated Lweza 3-2 at Wankuluku, goals coming from William Otong, Achema and a late Kalisa winner while Lweza had Geoffrey Sserunkuma and Ssembatya. The Jinja club won first leg 1-0 through Farouk Osama.
Bul fc star, Militon Kalisa was summoned to the national team but may shun the call and concentrate in the crucial encounter. Lweza will miss the services of veteran defender Nestroy Kizito (redcarded for accumulating two yellows vs Villa) and goalkeeper Yunus Abubakar (Suspended after attacking officials after the Villa loss).
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According to the sponsors, the 2015 tournament is poised ? to be a spectacular event, laced with unpredictability.
The party won’t stop either as Heineken promises to give rugby fans the ? ultimate screen experience that brings another level of enjoyment to the Tournament and really opens Rugby World Cup 2015 from the opening game to the finals on 31st October.
The Rugby world cup start match between England and Fiji kicks off at 10am local time.
Heineken is offering fans a chance to predict and win goodies that include caps, polo shirts? and jumpers.