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Gov’t seeks to regulate cryptocurrencies – Ajedra

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is conducting research on virtual currencies with a view of regulating digital transactions. The currencies are online tenders through which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a …

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URA: Compliance, debt collection and fighting fraud yields sh383 bn

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority’s continued focus on compliance management, debt collection, customs enforcement and investigation of fraudulent schemes ensured the tax body saved sh383 billion in collections in 2018/19. Compliance initiatives yielded sh151.18 billion, debt recoveries brought in sh92.45 billion, customs enforcement had sh78.48 billion saved while investigations were …

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New by-laws target Ugandan architects

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | All practicing architects in Uganda will have to fulfill the demands of the newly formulated and accented to by-laws if they are to have their licenses renewed. Speaking to about 100 architects gathering at a hotel in Kampala on July 18, Robert Kigundu, …

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Gov’t to set up Sh61bn employee management system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has awarded a contract to build an integrated system for civil servants to a consortium of three companies. Sybyl Limited (Uganda), hSenid Business Solutions PVT Ltd from India and Sybyl Kenya Limited will design, supply and help government implement the Integrated Government Human …

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Empowering women in business

  dfcu, one of Uganda’s largest banks by assets has been running a Women in Business initiative/programme since 2007. The Independent’s Julius Businge spoke to Victoria Byenkya, the Manager for the programme on how it is empowering women to succeed in business. Briefly share the overview of the initiative? The …

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Mbale industrial park good for jobs

Chinese firm, Tian Tang Group, has opened the Sino-Mbale Industrial Park in eastern town of Mbale, an investment its executives say will create at least 2,000 jobs to the local population. Mbale, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The firm’s executives say three investors have already set up in the park …

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