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Gideon Badagawa: End of an era

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Gideon Badagawa died on Monday at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he had been admitted. The death of the accomplished business administrator was announced by the PSFU board chairman Elly Karuhanga, who said that Badagawa’s wife, Susan …

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PSFU Executive Director Gideon Badagawa dies at 54

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Executive Director of Private Sector Foundation Uganda-PSFU, Gideon Badagawa is dead. Dr Elly Karuhanga, the PSFU board chair communicated Badagawa’s death in a short statement issued this morning. “The Board, Management and Staff of the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda-PSFU, with deep sorrow, regret …

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BoU opposes gov’t proposal to borrow from domestic market

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Central Bank has rejected the Government’s plan to borrow up to 4.3 trillion Shillings from the domestic market to fund the supplementary budget expenditure of 6.5 trillion Shillings.  The matter came up when officials from BoU, the Private Sector Foundation and Uganda Bankers Association …

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COVID-19 threatens 3.8 million jobs-EPRC

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The private business community has cast doubt over the viability of government policies aimed at supporting the economy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.  These include tax deferments, and financial packages. In the 2020/2021 budget, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development provided more …

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NSSF bill discriminatory- PSFU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019 is discriminatory to employees in the informal sector, according to the Private Sector Foundation Uganda-PSFU. PSFU notes with the concern that the bill only provided for mandatory contributions for employees and employers in the formal sector. …

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Qatar companies seek partnerships with Ugandan firms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least fifteen companies from Qatar are in Uganda to search for partnership opportunities with Ugandan counterparts. The companies are in six sectors, including manufacturing and agro-processing, which will be led to Uganda by the Qatar Development Bank in Uganda between September 10-11, 2019. …

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