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Road accident victims

Where is the compensation from insurance companies?  | THE INDEPENDENT | We begin with an extended excerpt from former Minister of Finance, Prof. Ezra Sabiti Suruma’s 2014 book titled `Advancing the Ugandan Economy: A personal Account’. On page 159, he writes: In some accidents, dozens of people died and many …

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Weakness of NSSF amendment Bill

The reforms the NSSF Act and Social Pension Schemes need for alignment with comprehensive social protection systems COMMENT | PATRICK AJUNA | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (Amendment Bill), 2019 presented in parliament recently has generated mixed reactions from the public on a number of issues of interest. This …

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Fake pneumonia drug on sale

WHO warns of falsified Augmentin | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that fake versions of the antibiotic Augmentin have been discovered in Uganda and Kenya. The genuine drug is sold by GlaxoSmithKline but the packaging of the falsified drugs says it is manufactured by SmithKline …

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Umeme records Shs61.2bn net profit

Overall performance was hindered by a jump in tax expenses Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | A nearly double growth in income tax expense bullied Uganda’s electricity distributor, Umeme, to record a merely 0.3% growth in net profit to Shs 61.2bn for the past six months ending June.30. The company’s …

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