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Amb Amoru, S. African training company hold talks on potential investment in Uganda 

(Last Updated On: 18 September 2023)

South Africa | Uganda’s High Commissioner to South African Ambassador Paul Amoru said he has held talks with a South African-based training company, BCE. 

Publicising the meeting on Monday, Ambassador Amoru described it as an effort to enhance collaboration, aimed at empowering women and youth in Uganda.

“I held a meeting with BCE’s Managing Director, Mr. Hamlet Basheng, and Ms. Thembiso Magajan, the Research and Innovation Manager, alongside other BCE executives.

“The purpose of this engagement was to discuss potential collaborations in implementing the Memoranda of Understanding signed between Uganda and South Africa in February 2023.

The potential partnerships and collaborations between Uganda and South Africa, according to Amoru show significant promise, offering opportunities for socioeconomic growth, job creation, and technological advancements.

“I stressed the crucial role of fostering strong cooperation between the two nations, particularly in skills development and capacity-building.

“The collaboration between Uganda and South Africa through BCE presents an exciting opportunity to empower women and youth in Uganda,” he noted. 

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By leveraging BCE’s expertise in training and capacity-building, we can unlock the potential of our young population and drive socioeconomic development in our country, he added. 

“Both parties are eager for further discussions and exploring the implementation of joint initiatives that will contribute to Uganda’s growth and prosperity,” according to Amoru. 

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