Monday, January 11, 2010

The plan for the Government to establish a Diaspora department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is welcome news.

Many countries in the developing world have long recognised that their citizens in the diaspora are the largest non-tangible, although sometimes undocumented export.

There are existing barriers that hamper investment by Ugandans holding passports of other countries. The recent recognition of dual citizenship by Uganda is a step in the right direction.

- AllAfrica