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Amama Mbabazi addressing press in Mbale before setting off to Jinja on Thursday

The controversial Jobless Brotherhood has taken responsibility for dumping two piglets painted in yellow colour at the gate of Parliament in Kampala on Wednesday morning.

Eyewitnesses saw a man dropping a box containing the piglets before taking off using a motorcycle.

Police are now searching for the suspect behind today’s incident.

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ChimpReports has seen a document also dumped at Parliament today where the Jobless Brotherhood claim the piglet drama is the beginning of a protracted civil disobedience campaign against government.

“It is high time government solved our problems particularly the high levels of unemployment in the country, medical purchase http://deltadiner.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/templates/loop/pagination.php ” the document reads in part.

Police officers pick the piglets dumped at Parliament on Wednesday morning

Police officers pick the piglets dumped at Parliament on Wednesday morning

Last year, http://crossfitnaples.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_data/package.module.nextgen_data.php youth belonging to the Jobless Brotherhood launched a campaign of dropping piglets in various places around the city centre including Parliament and Kampala road protesting unemployment.

Leaders of the group identified as Robert Mayanja and Norman Tumuhimbise were subsequently arrested and charged with offences related to disrupting public c order.

Kampala Central Police Station DPC Micheal Sabila Musani refused to comment on today’s saga, http://davepoulin.ca/wp-includes/taxonomy.php referring our reporter to officers in charge of security at Parliament who were yet to speak to us.

The piglets on a police pickup truck

The piglets on a police pickup truck

The East African Legislative assembly has asked the regional governments to formulate an advocacy plan to spur investment policy and strategy as well as enact a law on investments.

The Assembly which is currently sitting in Kampala is calling for inculcation of mechanisms to enable investors to capitalize a certain percentage of profits in the EAC countries rather than repatriating all the money back to their home countries.

East Africa Legislative Assembly Members at the start of the Plenary at the Parliament of Uganda

East Africa Legislative Assembly Members at the start of the Plenary at the Parliament of Uganda

These issues were contained in a report that was presented yesterday by the Communication, doctor http://currencyaffairs.org/wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php Trade and Investments committee chairperson, Fred Mukasa Mbidde.

The report that was debated and later adopted by the house follows a workshop on Investment Promotion policy that was held in Kigali, Rwanda in April 2015.

Information from the Legislative assembly reveals that the objectives of the report are to understand the regional investment policies and strategies in EAC, understand the individual EAC Partner State investment codes/strategies and come up with possible recommendations on the way forward for investment, Private Sector and industrial development.

The report states that investors have shown renewed interests in the region and this is based on the premise that Africa is on the verge of transformation.

“The continent should thus continue to receive inflows to improve balance of payment into their national economies,” Mbidde stated.

According to him, proper policies and strategies need to be sought to promote Small and Medium scale Enterprise development (SMEs). Priorities in this area include the region’s institutional capacity to deliver business development services and creation of an enabling environment for improvement of SME policies and regulations.

The report states that though the volume of intra-EAC investments is still low, there is potential to enhance it.

Speaking at the debate, Hon Nancy Abisai, a member of the EALA appealed for Partner States to ensure they created conducive environment for businesses in the region.

“We have some very good policies and strategies from individual countries but they are so disintegrated that we need find a common point to create synergies”, said Abisai.

Abubakar Zein, EALA representative from Kenya said without good governance within the region, calling for more investments from both within and out is in vain. He revealed that steps should be taken to ensure that the investment climate is stable.

“Without governance, we will not have good investment, we will not be able to protect our people in East Africa. We will not also be able to protect the investors, therefore its important that this report and the future work of this committee to also bring attention to the governance framework within the East African region community and to remind ourselves that there is a pending business in completing the governance protocol that was proposed in this community.”

Legislators Peter Mutuku (Kenya) and Shy-Rose Bhanji, (Tanzania) demanded that the legislators hold more consultations with their citizens to seek their views on the recommendations in the report, since they will benefit from it.

Shem Bageine, the Minister of East African Community Affairs agreed that the Council of Ministers will fast track the formulation of the investment policy.

“We have an excellent treaty but we need to translate these ideas into action. We will not transform our economies until we fully industrialize and add value to our products. As council of ministers, we will study the report and look critically at recommendations so we can implement where possible,” Bageine said.
The East African Legislative assembly has asked the regional governments to formulate an advocacy plan to spur investment policy and strategy as well as enact a law on investments.

The Assembly which is currently sitting in Kampala is calling for inculcation of mechanisms to enable investors to capitalize a certain percentage of profits in the EAC countries rather than repatriating all the money back to their home countries.

East Africa Legislative Assembly Members at the start of the Plenary at the Parliament of Uganda

East Africa Legislative Assembly Members at the start of the Plenary at the Parliament of Uganda

These issues were contained in a report that was presented yesterday by the Communication, doctor http://dancehallarena.com/wp-includes/class-wp-term.php Trade and Investments committee chairperson, more about http://crankygenius.com/wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php Fred Mukasa Mbidde.

The report that was debated and later adopted by the house follows a workshop on Investment Promotion policy that was held in Kigali, http://chistes-cortos.info/wp-content/plugins/gd-star-rating/code/blg/votes.php Rwanda in April 2015.

Information from the Legislative assembly reveals that the objectives of the report are to understand the regional investment policies and strategies in EAC, understand the individual EAC Partner State investment codes/strategies and come up with possible recommendations on the way forward for investment, Private Sector and industrial development.

The report states that investors have shown renewed interests in the region and this is based on the premise that Africa is on the verge of transformation.

“The continent should thus continue to receive inflows to improve balance of payment into their national economies,” Mbidde stated.

According to him, proper policies and strategies need to be sought to promote Small and Medium scale Enterprise development (SMEs). Priorities in this area include the region’s institutional capacity to deliver business development services and creation of an enabling environment for improvement of SME policies and regulations.

The report states that though the volume of intra-EAC investments is still low, there is potential to enhance it.

Speaking at the debate, Hon Nancy Abisai, a member of the EALA appealed for Partner States to ensure they created conducive environment for businesses in the region.

“We have some very good policies and strategies from individual countries but they are so disintegrated that we need find a common point to create synergies”, said Abisai.

Abubakar Zein, EALA representative from Kenya said without good governance within the region, calling for more investments from both within and out is in vain. He revealed that steps should be taken to ensure that the investment climate is stable.

“Without governance, we will not have good investment, we will not be able to protect our people in East Africa. We will not also be able to protect the investors, therefore its important that this report and the future work of this committee to also bring attention to the governance framework within the East African region community and to remind ourselves that there is a pending business in completing the governance protocol that was proposed in this community.”

Legislators Peter Mutuku (Kenya) and Shy-Rose Bhanji, (Tanzania) demanded that the legislators hold more consultations with their citizens to seek their views on the recommendations in the report, since they will benefit from it.

Shem Bageine, the Minister of East African Community Affairs agreed that the Council of Ministers will fast track the formulation of the investment policy.

“We have an excellent treaty but we need to translate these ideas into action. We will not transform our economies until we fully industrialize and add value to our products. As council of ministers, we will study the report and look critically at recommendations so we can implement where possible,” Bageine said.
Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has left Mbale heading south to Jinja town where he is expected to address another rally in his ongoing nationwide consultation program.

Mbabazi arrived this morning at Elgon Hotel in Mbale with a fleet of police vehicles which trailed him from Soroti, viagra sale http://christchurchcathedral.org.au/wp-includes/class-pop3.php where he had a flopped mass rally yesterday.

Police surrounded the Mbale hotel through Thursday morning and finally agreed to escort him up to River Mpologoma, illness offering him two lead cars.

The Elgon Regional Police Commander Jacobs Opolot said they would escort Mbabazi to ensure his security isn’t compromised and to see to it that he doesn’t hold more rallies along the way.

Prior to his departure, dosage Mbabazi briefly told reporters that his venues in Jinja town were secured for his rallies, contrary to what the town clerk revealed yesterday that they had been booked for other functions.

Jinja Town Clerk David Kyansako revealed yesterday that the Kakindu playground which Mbabazi intended to use had earlier been booked by Uganda Police force other activities.

Another venue at Kazimingi Industrial park, the Clerk said was also out of question since the owner was uncomfortable holding a political rally there.

Mbabazi however, told press that he had a letter signed by the deputy town clerk confirming that the venues were free.

“I have heard about the issue of the venues but it’s all lies. The place was free because the one who signed was his assistant .Maybe the town clerk was working on instructions, “Mbabazi said shortly before leaving for jinja.

He added, “As I said in Soroti they are postponing the inevitable and I am going to jinja now.”

Meanwhile, police remained heavily deployed in Jinja town ahead to today’s business.

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