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Accountants tip government on economic growth

NPA boss says the country has undergone structural change but not structural transformation Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Patronella Namubiru, the associate director in charge of tax at the audit firm, Deloitte Uganda, spoke passionately about the prospects of Uganda’s economy at the 7th CPA Economic Forum held at …

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Technology and the accountant

The accountant of the future is neither a number cruncher nor one who can compute equations and apply standards | MARK OMONA | A couple of weeks ago, a guest at our offices asked an intriguing question; “You guys are promoting accountancy, but with the rapid advancements in technology, where …

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Parliament in catch-22 over Obore’s ‘irregular’ appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | When The Parliamentary Commission sought to recruit a Director of Communications and Public Affairs, in 2012, Hellen Nanteza Kaweesa, the current Deputy Director CPA was the sole applicant for the position. Kaweesa had secured a nod from the interview panel for a promotion to the …

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ICPA-U holds 11 th graduation ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | A total of 461 students – attained qualifications in different fields of the accounting profession at the 11th graduation ceremony for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPA-U) held at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala on March 07. Of this total, 397 qualified …

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Kadaga wants executive to respect parliament’s independence

Geneva, Switzerland | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has stressed the need for the Executive to respect the independence of Parliament, saying it is an inevitable balance required in strengthening democratic governance. Kadaga said issues relating to the independence of Parliament; its responsiveness in addressing service delivery needs of …

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ICPAU moves to advance accountancy

The state of accounting in Uganda is set to improve following initiatives that are being pushed by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) – all targeting practitioners. Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | Speaking at the 9th Practioners Forum held in Kampala at the end of last …

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THIS WEEK: ICPAU ready for new reporting standards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and its members are ready to implement the new international accounting standards that took effect at the beginning of this year, according to Frederick Kibeddi (CPA), the president and Ruth Nseko, the vice president of the Institute. …

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Over 300 graduate in accounting courses

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A total of 308 Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (CPA-U), 33 Accounting Technicians (AT-U) and an additional of 13 students completed the Certified Tax Advisor (CTA) course during the June and November 2017 examinations sittings organized by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda …

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