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Standard’s body slowing digital stamps roll out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Igara County East MP, Michael Mawanda, is troubled about the modus operandi of implementing the digital stamps policy by the Uganda Revenue Authority. Digital tax stamps rolled out in November 2019 contain security features and codes to prevent counterfeiting of products and enable to track …

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MPs differ on constitutional amendments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of legislators have called on government to prepare comprehensive constitutional amendments to avoid the current trend where Members of Parliament are moving private members’ bills. These concerns were raised as MPs debated a motion to grant Igara East representative, Michael Mawanda, leave of the …

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‘Provide Shs100m incentive to private schools’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament are calling for a Shs100 million recovery package to assist schools and other institutions of learning as they plan to re-open. Legislators argue that the two year closure of these institutions due to the Covid-19 pandemic has crippled private institutions’ …

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BoU deputy governor rejects proposed constitutional amendments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Bank of Uganda (BoU) has disagreed with the proposed amendments to Article 161 of the Constitution regarding the composition of the Central Bank’s Board of Directors. The Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda Michael Atingi-Ego accompanied by other Central Bank officials on Wednesday presented their position …

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Committee queries ULC land payments worth UGX 43Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Land Commission-ULC officials on Tuesday found a hard time to account for over Shillings 43.5billion spent on several land compensation issues in the financial year 2016/2017. The ULC officials had appeared before the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) to respond …

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BoU seeks more time on proposed constitutional amendments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU), Michael Atingi-Ego has asked parliament for more time to present the institution’s opinion on the proposed amendments to Article 161 of the Constitution regarding the composition of the Central Bank’s board and others. Atingi-Ego together with the BOU …

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WHO recommends mass testing for COVID-19 in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a second round of mandatory mass testing for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Amuru District. The recommendation follows a situation assessment conducted by a team of case management consultants headed by Dr Michael Mawanda to devise stringent measures for …

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