By Najibu Mulema

European Union is set to launch a shs16.4 billion project to support slum dwellers in Kampala.

The project which targets over a thousand slum dwellers will aim at addressing the real causes of inter communal conflicts, radicalism, violent extremisms in slum populations to strengthen community cohesion around shared development assets.

According to the statement released by the EU office, the project will provide employment opportunities and other basic services to 1000 youth, women and other vulnerable groups.

It is also to provide city development and conflict sensitive services delivery for the police, Kampala city council Authority, employment service bureau among other bodies.

The project will be launched at Bwaise youth development centre targeting the slums of Bwaise, Kisenyi, Katwe and Kabalagala.