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NSSF will not lend directly to government-MD

The government’s plan to amend the current NSSF Act has caused uproar among the public in the past days. NSSF’s Managing Director, Richard Byarugaba, spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about the motives behind the proposed law and its implications to the members and economy. What does this NSSF Amendment …

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Targeting NSSF money

The truth and the lies Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | Richard Byarugaba sits on the biggest pile of money in Uganda. He is the managing director of NSSF, the country’s only government-run compulsory pension savings scheme for workers valued at over Shs9.9 trillion as at June …

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Britam clinches deal with Uganda Airlines

UK-based insurer in Uganda, Britam, has once again won a business deal with the government to provide insurance cover, this time for Uganda Airlines. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Willis Towers Watson is the airlines’ insurance broker. Britam CEO, Allan Mafabi confirmed to The Independent on Aug.02 that they …

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Regulate. Regulate. Regulate.

What does Museveni want and can new tough laws deliver it? Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE AND ISAAC KHISA | Regulate. Regulate. Regulate. Taxi ownership, regulate. Coffee and sugarcane growing regulate. Cesspool emptying, regulate. Belonging to political party, regulate. Quitting political party, regulate. In the past few months, the government …

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Fight over sugarcane business

President Museveni supports exports to Kenya  Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | On June 11, President Yoweri Museveni held a closed door meeting with the sugarcane farmers in Busoga sub-region at the Jinja state lodge a head of his planned Operation Wealth Creation campaign. Among those who attended the meeting …

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Africa’s trade numbers on the rise

Afreximbank says China and India have consolidated their positions as the continent’s single largest trading partners Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Africa’s output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite the slowdown in global growth during that period, according to the African Export-Import Bank’s latest report. The …

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