East African Standby Force Plan Affected by Lack of Funds


The funding of the regional force took centre stage as the East African member states underscored the need to have a ready- to East African Standby Force in mitigating regional conflicts.
The 22nd policy organ meeting that lasted a week long here in Kampala among others discussed the issues the force operationalization and command, training, and gratuity of soldiers.
Sheila Tusiime Mugisha was there and now files this report.