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NSSF probe committee turns away Lyomoki over bias claims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s select committee probing the operations of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) on Thursday turned away Dr. Sam Lyomoki, one of the Fund’s board members over allegations of bias. Lyomoki, who represents the Central Organization of Free Trade Unions-Uganda (COFTU) appeared alongside other board …

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NSSF on spot over Shs11 billion loan to Uganda Clays

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawmakers have criticised the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) for giving Uganda Clays an unsecured loan of Shs11 billion. This was during a meeting between NSSF management and the select committee investigating allegations of the fund’s mismanagement on Wednesday, 08 February 2023. The Chairperson of …

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Auditor General faults NSSF on suspense accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director Audit in the Auditor General’s office, Joseph Kirya has told the select committee investigating allegations of mismanagement at the National Social Security Fund that the fund’s management has failed to address the recurrent query on suspense accounts. Kirya together with the Auditor General, John …

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NSSF’s UGX 6 billion request was legal: Minister Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Betty Amongi, has rejected a claim by the board chairperson of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that she irregularly requested for Shs6 billion. On Thursday, 02 February 2023, a day after Peter Kimbowa’s allegation before the select …

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Minister Amongi’s UGX 6 billion request irregular: NSSF Board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Shs6 billion request by the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Betty Amongi, to facilitate activities to expand the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) was irregular, the NSSF board chairperson, Peter Kimbowa, has said. He made the revelation while appearing before the select committee …

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NOTU calls for re-evaluation of NSSF real estate investments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) has called for re-evaluation of the real estate investments of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to suit the needs of the contributors. The Acting Chairman General NOTU, Musa Okello made the suggestion while appearing before the Select …

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MP Mwine Mpaka to chair NSSF probe committee

🔵 Probe team named ✳ Mwine Mpaka (chair) ✳ Charles Bakkabulindi ✳ Karim Masaba ✳ Michael Kakembo ✳ Fortunate Nantongo ✳ Laura Kanushu ✳ Amos Kankunda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara South Division Member of Parliament, Mwine Mpaka has been named Chairperson of the select committee to investigate operations …

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Parliament reconsiders Museums and Monument Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Museums and Monument Bill, 2022 that was returned by the President in November 2022 has been reconsidered by the House. The Bill was passed for the second time during the plenary sitting of Tuesday, 24 January  2023 chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, …

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NAMUGANZA CENSURED: Only 5 of 356 MPs stand with her

348 vote to censure Minister Namuganza; MPs Loy Katali, Alioni Yorke Odria,  Moses Walyomu Muwanika and Mary Nakato Annet vote ‘NO’ to the motion Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday overwhelmingly voted to censure Persis Princes Namuganza, Uganda’s State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development. She did …

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MPs reject proposed budget cuts in the tourism sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have rejected the projected budget cuts in the tourism sector, saying it is a key contributor to foreign revenue and a remedy to debt burden. Legislators are dismayed that government is moving to cut the tourism budget from Shs195 billion in 2022/2023 Financial …

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