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Nabbanja tasks team to review Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tasked a ten-member select committee comprising ten officials from the National Planning Authority-NPA, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, security agencies and the ministries of health and tourism to address loopholes in the Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe International Airport. Nabbanja who …

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NPA wants technical skills training for everyone joining University

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority (NPA) has recommended the establishment of a technical skilling course for students who complete their Advanced Level Education exams as they await joining university. This came up at a meeting organized by the Centre for Advanced Strategic Leadership (CASTLE), …

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5000 schools might close due to lockdown-NPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | About 5,000 private schools and higher institutions of learning face permanent closure due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Planning Authority (NPA) has warned. Rogers Matte, the Manager Macroeconomic Planning at NPA says that the closure of schools as part of …

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Uganda reviewing membership to International organizations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to review Uganda’s membership to International Organizations across all government entities. The decision comes at a backdrop of reports that Uganda had failed to pay a total of organizations 63 billion Shillings in subscription to different …

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Accountants tip government on economic growth

NPA boss says the country has undergone structural change but not structural transformation Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Patronella Namubiru, the associate director in charge of tax at the audit firm, Deloitte Uganda, spoke passionately about the prospects of Uganda’s economy at the 7th CPA Economic Forum held at …

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NPA boss mocks landlord and tenant bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Planning Authority (NPA) Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala has described the act supposed to regulate the relationship between landlords and tenants, as a bad law that is likely to constrain the housing market in Uganda. The Landlord and Tenant Bill, 2018 was passed …

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Oil delay a blessing in disguise – NPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority (NPA) is positive that the delay in Uganda’s oil production is a blessing in disguise. The authority says that the delay will give the country time to prepare and organize its industry. National Planning Authority Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala …

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Experts call for balanced investment in infrastructure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Economics’ Analysts have said it’s time for the government to start increasing budget allocated to the social sectors which have for years been dwarfed by works, transport and energy sector investments. Both experts from government, research institutions and international agencies spoke in unison during a …

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