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Insurance premiums to increase as players cater for fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Ugandans and companies buying insurance policies will likely pay higher premiums after insurance companies discovered widespread fraud by hospitals and some customers in the medical insurance side. The increased premium cost is a direct impact of fraud in insurance with insurers moving to cover that …

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DRC’s Tshisekedi to visit Uganda, business top on agenda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi will Saturday November 9, 2019 preside over the 1st Uganda – DRC Business Forum, in what will be the highlight of his three-day state visit. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president is expected in the country in time for the forum …

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Entebbe receives multiple infrastructural development grants

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Entebbe municipal council has received multiple grants to complete the construction of different infrastructure projects undertaken more than three years ago.  The projects include; the upgrade of Busambaga – Katabi road, from marram to tarmac, the completion of the Market place in Kitooro under the …

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Court adjourns case against NEMA, petroleum authority of Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The High Court has adjourned the hearing of the civil suit against the Petroleum Authority of Uganda and the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to November 20th.  The matter was adjourned over the absence of Isaac Ntujju, NEMA’s Principal Environment Inspector who is principal witness in …

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Fighting insurance fraud

  Ibrahim Kaddunabbi and Allan Mafabi IRA boss tips sector executives on managing scams that could haunt performance   Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Insurance companies must put in place feasible policies to manage fraud that could easily jeopardize their good performance. This is the summary of what Ibrahim Kaddunabbi …

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Agribusiness forum exposes opportunities

Wilberforce Kisamba-Mugerwa is an agricultural economist and board chairman of the Microfinance Support Centre. He also served as the Chairman of the National Planning Authority from 2008 to 2018. Victoria Sekitoleko is the current chairperson of Uganda Agribusiness Alliance (UAA) and former minister of agriculture. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE …

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