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ANALYSIS: The Family’s man

David Bahati links to secret American group revealed Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | David Bahati, the MP for Ndorwa West constituency who is also the Minister of State of Finance for Planning is among the leading subjects of a new Netflix docu-series called `The Family’ which examines a mysterious …

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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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Child car seat fitting

How to make sure it is correctly done | THE INDEPENDENT | Research suggests that more than 70% of all child car seats are incorrectly fitted, or the wrong size. Here’s everything you need to know about making sure your child car seat is fitted correctly. A twisted belt, resting …

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Secret Lubowa Hospital dealings

The construction of the costly facility shouldn’t be shrouded because it took taxpayer money COMMENT |CISSY KAGABA | On August 6, 2019, the Minister of Health, Dr. Ruth Aceng, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine and Members of Parliament from the National Economy Committee were denied access to the site …

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Stanbic Bank, GIZ to upscale SME skilling in Uganda

Small businesses are plagued with numerous challenges including limited financial support, inadequate entrepreneurial skills and low corporate governance Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stanbic Bank in partnership with the GIZ Employment and Skills for Eastern Africa Programme (E4D/SOGA) will support Small and Medium Enterprises trainings ahead of oil and …

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