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RETIREMENT: Savers to be able to get housing loans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of different retirement schemes will be allowed to use part of their savings as collateral to obtain loans. According to the regulation, members saving in retirement schemes licensed by the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA), will be allowed to secure mortgages and …

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Government to close over 50 unlicensed child care homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government through the Ministry of Youth and Children Affairs plans to close about 50 illegal children care homes across the country. The ministry is concerned about reports suggesting a rise in child care institutions in most urban areas that are “unknown” to the government …

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Museveni warns errant LDUs, asks Col Nakalema to make arrests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni  has vowed to deal harshly with Local Defence Unit personnel and other security agencies who are abusing  terms of their deployment to enforce anti COVID-19 measures. President Museveni said that’s it’s illegal to enter people’s homes in the guise of enforcing …

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People’s Government vows to defy ban on political meetings in homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The People’s Government has vowed to defy police ban on political gatherings in homes. On Monday, district and Division Police Commanders –DPCs were directed to disband all political meetings in private homes. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police had noticed a continuous violation of …

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Floods destroy property in Ntoroko

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kanara Town Council in Ntoroko district are counting losses after floods ravaged the area. The floods which started on Saturday following a rainstorm, destroyed homes, schools and killed several animals.  Hannifah Kabahweza, one of the affected residents, says that the floods killed 20 …

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