By Kato Denis
Government of Uganda has Tasked its counterpart South Sudan to scrap off the waiver fees that are normally imposed against the Ugandan Traders.
According to the Minister for East African Community Affairs in Uganda Rt. Hon Alitwala Rebecca Kadaga in her press briefing held in Kampala has revealed how Uganda is ready to begin charging waiver fees against Sudan with effect from November this year if South Sudan does not stop waiver charges within one month.
Kadaga further noted that South Sudan is breaching some of the Bilateral Agreements that were reached on by the East African member states in 2016 and hinted on the series of meetings that Government of set to have with three East African member states including Kenya ,Rwanda and Tanzania to address other concerns that include Trade insecurity among others.
Other Concerns that are set to be Addressed and resolved by the member states include the Current closer of Rwanda Boarder, the discrimination of Uganda’s goods like Milk, Maize flour on Kenya’s market and also Enhancement of the relationship with member states.
The Local traders have also been given the confidence about security improvement following a heavy deployment of security by the South Sudan Government at NIMULE boarder which recently was having issues with insecurity that has been scaring Ugandan Traders.