East African leaders have stepped up efforts to boost the local automotive business with the view of reducing importation of vehicles into the region, cialis 40mg http://conceive.ca/wp-content/cache/wp-cache-bf8f3b0a6a17bf040febca5343d2725f.php Chimp Corps report.
During this week’s EAC summit in Arusha, physician Tanzania, ampoule heads-of-state “took note of the progress and road map towards finalization of the comprehensive study on automotive industry in the East African region.”
The leaders further directed the council to expedite the process and report to the 18th EAC Summit.
Kiira Motors Corporation boss, Paul Isaac Musasizi is on the frontline of advocating for the manufacturing of cars in the East African region.
He argues that EAC should consider policies for promotion of the automotive industry.
“The work we do here at Kiira Motors Corporation is shaping the destiny of Uganda and Africa as an equal partner in value addition for domestic consumption and export to the rest of the world for sustainable economic development,” Musasizi tells ChimpReports.
“Future generations should choose their life style. They should be free to go to dance school, culinary school or engineering school because today we made the right choices and invested in industrialization to enable them to make such choices,” he adds.
The EAC Council of ministers recently met and discussed several reports on “modalities for promotion of motor vehicle assembly in the region and reduction of the importation of used motor vehicles from outside the community.”
It is anticipated that a vibrant automotive industry in the region would create thousands of jobs for the young people and engineering professionals.
The environment would as well be protected from pollution caused by imported old cars.
Musasizi says the East African automotive industry’s sustainability is underpinned by the development of policy for global competitiveness with manufacturing for export as a goal not limiting this industrial intervention to import substitution.
“The 21st century quest for economic transformation in EA should focus on domestic value addition for manufacturing of quality products in partnership with well-established and reputable technology partners in the global automotive market place,” he observes.
Kiira Motors Corporation expects to roll out the first Ugandan manufactured vehicle in 2018.
By 2039, Kiira Motors will be able to manufacture original equipment and provide over 12,000 jobs.
Sporting United were dealt a major blow to their premier league promotion quest after stumbling to 3-0 defeat at the hands of Paidha Black Angels away at Bar Okoro stadium in Zombo district on Thursday afternoon.
The two arch-rivals entered the game in an extreme frosty relationship that stretches back to the aborted first leg in Lira in November.
The game was abandoned towards the end with a 1-1 scoreline prevailing. However Fufa competitions committee ruled in favor of the hosts stating that Paidha caused the abandonment thus awarding Sporting United three points and three goals a decision that didn’t go well with the West Nilers.
Paidha opted not to ‘waste money’ on appeal but rather ‘revenge’ on pitch in the returning leg.
Stephen Mwaka opened the floodgates with arguably the fastest strike in the division striking inside the first 30 seconds from the kickoff before Abraham Ogus doubled the first half lead on 24th minute. Victor Eweko completed the rout in the 70th minute.
The loss leaves the Lira side trailing Onduparaka FC by six straight points after the Arua side overcame Ndejje University by a single goal earlier on Wednesday in Luweero.
In other matches in the Elgon group, sildenafil http://davepallone.com/old/wp-content/plugins/subscribe2/uninstall.php Busia Fisheries embarked on their second leg campaign with a hardfought 1-0 win over Kira Young in Busia, dosage same result that Water FC registered against Bukedea TC Fc in their survival fight. Artland Katale failed to pick maximum points against Boma young.
Elgon Table standing.Onduparaka lead the race with 35 points after 16 games, http://culture.you-ng.it/wp-includes/script-loader.php six more than second placed Sporting United who have a game less. Artland keep dropping since beginning of second leg and stand third with 25 ahead of Ndejje University and Busia Fisheries who are separated by goal difference on 24 points though the latter has played only 12 games.
CRO fc, Water Fc, Kira young all rooted in the red zone afte accumulating 13 points. Baza is last with a dozen.
Ndejje 0-1 Onduparaka -Luweero
Busia Fisheries 1-0 Kira young -Busia inter P/s
Artland K 1-1 Boma -Mashariki, Ebb.
Water fc 1-0 Bukedea -Mengo ss
Paidha Black 3-0 Sporting UTD -Bar Okoro