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Businesses canceling planned investments

Majority of the respondents do not anticipate demand for their products to increase until after 2021 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Several businesses are cancelling planned investments as a measure to survive the negative economic impact caused by COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report published by the Institute …

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ICPAU: Financial reporting awards set for November

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge |  The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda is set to hold the 10th Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards on Nov.04, 2020, officials said at a virtual press conference on Sept.10.  The  awards  were  introduced  in  2011  to  enhance  the  quality  of  financial  …

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Local government accountants hesitant to get certified

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Accountants in local governments are still reluctant to enroll for Certified Public Accountants professional courses contrary to the Accountant Act 2013. The Accountant General, Lawrence Semakula, says although the Accountant Act 2013 has been in force for the last eight years, local governments are …

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MPs demand for Constituency Development Fund Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want government to table a bill on the Constituency Development Fund-CDF. This came up during the 3rd Annual Legislature Sector Review under the Theme: – Legislating for the good governance and sustainable development held at Hotel Africana, Kampala on Wednesday. It stemmed …

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Kadaga pledges to push for equal benefits in CPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says that changing the status of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to have benefits equally shared by all regions will be her priority as new Association President. Kadaga on Saturday was approved as the new Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) …

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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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