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Prof. Barya Unveils 12-Issue Manifesto

Prof Baryamureeba unveiling his manifesto on Friday

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Arsenal chief commercial officer Vinai Venkatesham said: “Arsenal has a huge fanbase across Africa, pharm and our support in Ethiopia stands out as particularly strong. We are delighted to be partnering with Dashen Brewery, discount together creating the first regional partnership for a Premier League club, in this rapidly growing and developing territory.”

The partnership follows backing from overseas shareholders of Dashen Brewery (Duet and Vasari).

Dashen Brewery chief executive officer Devlin Hainsworth added: “We are truly excited about this partnership. Dashen & Arsenal share common values with community being at the heart of both brands. This partnership will see Dashen invest both in grassroots football while at the same time supporting our commitment to creating meaningful consumer experiences.”

 
Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba has today unveiled his 12 point manifesto ahead of the forthcoming presidential polls in 2016.

Baryamureeba while addressing a press conference at City Royal Hotel in Kampala on Friday said that his manifesto is in consideration of Uganda’s vision 2040 and National Development Plans.

Improvement of the education, more about http://curcumincapsules.art14london.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-posts-list-table.php health, http://cnafinance.com/wp-content/plugins/mg-post-contributors/framework/loader.php agriculture sectors and job creation are top on his manifesto. The presidential candidate intends to allocate at least 20 percent of the budget to education as well as review policies and laws in the sector.

“My government will ensure that every Ugandan regardless of family background accesses quality education at any level of education systems,” he said.

He also pledged to provide education loans to higher education students and increase teachers’ remuneration to encourage people to join the profession.

In the manifesto, health will be allocated 16 percent of the budget because of ‘its strategic importance’. Baryamureeba said he will invest in rehabilitating and establishing new hospitals and also reviewing salaries of medical personnel.

On the issue of job creation, Prof. Baryamureeba said “One way government can create jobs is to invest in quality education and training “This he aims to achieve through setting up a Youth Development Bank to offer low interest loans to youth with unique start ups and SMEs.

“Agriculture is the backbone of our economy and is source of livelihood for over 70 percent of the people. We’ll set up cooperatives from the grass roots to facilitate easy mobilization of farmers” he said.

He also promises to revive the Uganda Cooperative Bank to extend financial services to cooperatives.

Other sectors that the Barya government intends to invest in are; infrastructure, good governance, introduction of a minimum wage and industrialization.

Prof. Barya noted that tolerance of corruption is what has resulted into poor service delivery because it fleeces resources from the most vulnerable.

“My government will develop a system of wiping out corruption and ensuring that corrupt officials are punished severely” He urged Ugandans to shun leaders who engineered bad laws and who have promised but failed to deliver.

Baryamureeba will officially launch the manifesto on October 5 the same day when he will be nominated as a Presidential candidate.

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba who’s the Vice Chancellor of Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) declared his intention to stand for Presidency in May. He is so far the first presidential candidate to return nomination lists endorsing him to run for top seat.

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