Kadaga: AGOA Should have Independent Secretariat

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga

In a bid to comply with FUFA competition committee’s new mandatory requirement that demands every Azam Uganda Premier League club to include in their squads not less than seven under 21 players, shop reigning champions, cialis 40mg Vipers SC has promoted three junior players into the senior ranks.

The three include attacking midfielder Pius Wangi ‘Mzee’ , this KJT’s leftback product Alex Komakech and sensational St. Mary’s- Kitende striker Alfred Leku.

Vipers headcoach, Edward Golola and his assistants praised the youngsters’ exeptional talent and hopes for a better future for them.

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“He is very strong, unsettles opponent’s defenses with consistent runs and has a thunderous shot when he decides to shoot, he will definitely add value to the striking department,” assistant coach Waswa points out Leku’s strong points.

“Pius works hard on the pitch, always falls back to help his defenders and initiates counter attacks, he is very speedy and can dribble,” Golola continues the praises.

Alfred Leku was part of the jubilant St. Mary’s Kitende side that defeated Masaka ss to lift the 2015 National Copa Coca Cola schools trophy.

However the youngster, left the East Africa games heads down after being banned for life together with three other players for roughing up the centre referee after failing to go past Tanzania’s Alliance high in the semi finals.
The Speaker of Parliament has emphasized that the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) office should operate independently of the Office of the President.

While addressing Journalists in her office on Wednesday, viagra dosage Hon Rebecca Kadaga explained that Parliament did not give the AGOA office money because it failed to honour its recommendations.

“For the last 15 years of its existence, for sale AGOA has realized so little from the opportunities of the project with major problems being structural, see ” she said.

According to Kadaga, the AGOA Secretariat should instead be created as a Unit under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives while the Monitoring Unit in State House plays its role as mandated.

“We want to see in Kampala an AGOA Office, which every Ugandan can access,” Kadaga said.

“Presently, Ugandans are exporting through Kenya and yet we are party to that agreement. Transparency, access and openness are fundamental for effective operations of AGOA,” she added.

AGOA is a United States Trade Act, enacted on May 18, 2000 to enhance market access to the US. It is a nonreciprocal trade preference program that provides duty-free treatment to U.S. imports of certain products from eligible sub-Saharan African such as Uganda.


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