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UBL asks govt to ban alcohol sold in sachets

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) has asked government to create a fair operating business environment by urgently banning alcohol sold in sachets. Speaking at a media roundtable with business journalists in Kampala on August 30, Mark Ocitti, the managing director of UBL said some unregulated dealers …

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Minister says no to NOTU on NSSF

But it does not mean workers strike goes ahead in November. Here’s why Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Another stalemate looms over the Pension Reform Bill, which was first tabled in parliament six years ago, as National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) warns of a strike and the Minister …

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Akol’s new tax strategy

Analysts say the new initiative has to be all-inclusive to succeed Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Revenue Authority(URA) is designing a Medium Term Revenue Mobilisation Strategy (MTRS) seeking to meet the ever growing annual revenue collection targets. The MTRS’ core objective is to ensure that revenue collection matches …

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Stanbic, ICBC expose oil and gas opportunities

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Stanbic Bank Uganda in collaboration with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) have hinted that Uganda’s economy is set to reap big from oil and gas activities. Speaking at an economic forum organised by the two banks for the Chinese business …

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URA impounds ivory from Egyptian diplomat

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on August 17 displayed 65 kilograms of ivory they say they impounded from a one, Hussein Elhusseiny, an Egyptian national. Vincent Seruma, the assistant commissioner for corporate and public affairs, told reporters at the URA headquarters on Thursday that Elhusseiny, …

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UCC unveils list of festival competitors for 2017

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has released nominees for the fifth edition of Uganda Film Festival (UFF2017) indicating an increase in number of participants from 118 in 2016 to 145 this year. This development comes as industry players prepare to celebrate Film Festival Week scheduled …

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