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COVID-19: NSSF declines to make partial payments to members

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund [NSSF] has said, it has no legal mandate to make partial payments to its members who are currently struggling with the effects of coronavirus. Since last week when the president ordered for a partial lock down of the country, prices …

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COSASE grills KCCA ED Kitaka over staff pensions

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Acting Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Eng. Andrew Kitaka has denied accusations of flouting the Pensions Act and causing financial loss to government. He was appearing before the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE alongside other Authority officials to respond to …

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URBRA’s new plan for retirees

The regulator wants members to keep their money longer with pension schemes or get paid in installments Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) is in advanced stages of preparing a policy proposal for the ministry of finance to consider and convince retirees to …

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NSSF promises more support to the National Blood Bank

Kampala, Uganda  | Julius Businge | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has promised to give more support to the National Blood Bank in terms of more blood that it wants to deal with the shortage. In a statement shared with The Independent, the Fund said that, as part of its corporate …

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MPs to conduct public hearings on national health insurance scheme bill

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The parliamentary health committee plans to hold public hearings to collect views on the National Health Insurance Bill, 2019.  Dr Michael Bukenya, the committee chairperson says that they plan to conduct hearings in the North, West, Eastern and Central Uganda before compiling a report on the …

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NSSF in blood donation drive

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund this week held a five day blood donation exercise with a call to all eligible donors to join. Richard Byarugaba, the Fund’s managing director said at the launch on January 13 that the target for this year is …

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NSSF’s Mbuya housing units targets high end customers

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is expecting to record Shs 26 billion as total revenue from its new Mbuya housing project. Dubbed Citadel Place, the project has 40-units and was opened by Gabriel Gadison Ajedra Aridru, the state minister of finance in charge of general …

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Uganda’s War against Corruption

Accounting officers should be on the frontline To say that corruption is wide spread in our society is an understatement. It touches everything and everyone but the poor and marginalised have the most to lose since wealthier citizens can privately source the services that corruption denies all of us. For …

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HEALTH: Why NSSF wants raise from 15% to 17%

➡ #NSSF Propsals on #NationalHealthInsuranceBill2019 ✳ Employers extra 1% contribution for health ✳ Employees extra 1% for health ✳ Total contributions move from 15% to 17% ✳ Money to build, stock & equip Health Centres ✳ New 1% charge on minimum wage of shs130,000 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | …

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NSSF proposes to manage national health insurance scheme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has shown interest to collect contributions for the National Health Insurance scheme. The National Health Insurance Scheme Bill 2019 is meant to introduce a Universal Health Care to improve health outcomes and expand access to essential health care services …

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