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Lukwago wants property rate tax reduced

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago wants property rate tax reduced to cater for low income earners. According to the Local Government Act, local governments can charge a percentage not exceeding 12 percent of the taxable value of the property and a minimum of …

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New report hints on Uganda’s tax opportunities

URA should make personal income taxes more progressive by raising PAYE entry threshold Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new report published by Oxfam, Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute and other non-governmental organisations has identified gaps related to gender taxation, policy and administration, and that …

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KCCA approves new football club board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has approved a 10-member board to govern its football Club. The board was recommended by the City Executive Committee led by Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and approved on Thursday during a Council sitting at City Hall, after a presentation of …

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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana committed to High Court for murder trial

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege has committed MP’s Allan Ssewanyana and Muhamad Ssegirinya to the High Court for trial on offences of murder. The two opposition MPs who were arrested in September last year, are charged alongside Wilson Ssenyonga alias Tony Nyonga who …

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Search for ‘ghost’ teachers starts in secondary schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education Service Commission has embarked on the long-awaited national staff validation exercise to weed out ghosts and identify staffing gaps in the education sector. Dr Asuman Lukwago, the Secretary of the Education Service Commission says that the exercise will be carried out in …

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Six more Kampala councilors granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has granted bail to six Lord Councilors out of nine who face charges of inciting violence. Those that have been granted bail included Faisal Kibirige, Gadhafi Nasur, Mosh Ssendi, Afrikan, Paul Kato and Moses Kataabu. Court presided over by …

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