The program, Women Entrepreneurship for Africa (WE4A), was financed by the Tony Elumelu Foundation, the German Embassy, and the EU, and implemented by the German Development Agency GIZ through Solid Rock Life and Business Services Ltd.
Apart from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the other major producers of national statistics are the Bank of Uganda and the Uganda Revenue Authority, whose statistics are consumed by various sectors including research, media, investors and global agencies like the World Bank.
Stanley Makombe, World Navi General Manager for Africa, said the major barrier to vehicle importation is that Ugandans fear to lose out in case the vehicle got lost or damaged along the way, while there also cases of delivering a vehicle different from that the buyer ordered for.
Okasaai told URN that as of now, four out of the six units are fully operational and synchronized to the national grid. The fourth unit is pending completion by the end of November while the sixth unit will be ready in 2024 to enable optimum functionality of the decade-long hydroelectric facility.
The experts made the projection during an Energy and Electric Mobility Conference convened by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to mark the 19th Annual Energy and Minerals Week 2023 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Speke Resort in Kampala on Tuesday.
Uganda will know her fate when experts from the FATF visit early next year. The grey list is the last step to being blacklisted, a situation that would see Uganda basically shut out of the global financial industry or systems.
Speaking at the event, Hamis Tenywa from the Uganda National Association of the Blind-UNAB highlighted the challenges faced by visually impaired people when opening bank accounts or making cash withdrawals, often requiring assistance from others.