The Office of the Senior Presidential Advisor on Diaspora Affairs has moved to Hollywood to encourage historical dasporas to come to Uganda to establish collaborations with Ugandan film and movie stars.
By Isaac Kigozi
World over, the Diaspora has been a force that has driven growth and economic development of countries like Ethiopia, Nigeria, Israel and this is reason enough for all governments to develop policies that promote their interests.
The diasporas are best known for contributing to countries’ Growth Domestic Product (GDP) through remittances but their roles are not only limited to this function.
Michael DeLance, a proprietor of Sorse Technology an American company dealing in food science is in Uganda to invest in food science as well as setting up a skills training facility in the country.
David Anderson, the former Advance and Presidential Personnel to the US President Barack Obama has commended President Museveni for encouraging skills training and vocation training among youths as a way of reducing the unemployment levels in the country.
An American health investor has lauded President Yoweri Museveni for his visionary leadership characterized by peace building and robust health sector.
American hip hop artist, producer and co-founder of Black Market Records, an American record label in conjunction with East African Partners (EAP) Managing Director, Isaac Kigozi and NRM Chairman Diaspora League have donated food relief to the Muslim community in Luweero district.