Tonny Odokonyero, a Research Fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) says that the influx of people to the Albertine region is causing demand to outstrip supply for meat, vegetables, and milk.
Rehema Kahunde, a researcher at the Makerere University-Based centre says that they did a survey in 22 districts, a month after the school reopening. During the study, they asked private school headteachers about the attrition rate of both teachers and students in addition to how prepared they were to resume following the world’s longest school closure.
Dr John Mutenyo, a lecturer in the College of Business and Management Sciences who was involved in the study said Uganda has 53 per cent of young people below 15 while 87 per cent of youth were in insecure, unsafe informal jobs. He said the areas that they suggested were found to employ more youth and generate more income for them.
Agnes Igoye, the Deputy National Coordinator, Prevention of Trafficking in Persons in the Ministry of Internal Affairs says that while workers are coached about their expectations abroad, they are never briefed on what to do when they return.
The list has 86 districts chosen from the 125 districts which were in existence five years ago during the mapping exercise. The ranking is part of the activities under the URA’s annual Taxpayer Appreciation Season aimed at enhancing compliance and boosting domestic revenue collections.
China is by far, the largest investor on the continent injecting over US$2.2billion annually. Badoreck says although being the largest investor is not a bad thing parse, African countries need to be aware of China's strategic interests, in order to be able to negotiate the deals in the continent’s interests.