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Finance ministry: We have adequate funds for midterm access

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are adequate funds under the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to pay midterm access, the Finance State Minister in Charge of Planning, Henry Musasizi has revealed. Appearing before the Gender Committee of Parliament that is considering the issue of midterm access, the minister noted …

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NSSF: Mid-term payments will be staggered

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has said that it has no money available for lump sum payments if parliament passes the NSSF Amendment Bill. NSS say payments can only be staggered. This was disclosed by the fund’s Managing Director Richard Byarugaba on Thursday …

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NSSF Lubowa housing project wins international property award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund has won the five-star award for the Africa and Arabia Property awards for their real estate project in Lubowa, dubbed Solana, it said on Oct.11. This was during a virtual awards ceremony in London that brought together the best property …

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Can Ugandans tax burden get any worse?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | How does it matter that the tax on an individual’s contributions to the National Social Security Fund is deferred to the time of withdrawal of the benefits, as had earlier been proposed by the NSSF? The media reports that the government plans to tax the …

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NSSF may lower interest to savers as benchmark inflation falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund is likely to give a lower interest to savers for the year 2020/21, than what was paid out last year, according to the economic conditions prevailing. The decision to raise, lower or maintain the interest rate largely depends on two factors, …

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NSSF Bill: President Museveni writes to Speaker Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has formally written to the Speaker of Parliament returning the National Social Security Fund Bill, 2019 with proposals for amendment. Oulanyah revealed the contents of Museveni’s letter dated 26th August, 2021 during the Tuesday plenary sitting saying that he had received …

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NSSF confident of performance of its investments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund has no plans to review its investment structure even when there are some companies whose shares are not doing well on the stock market. Some stocks across East Africa’s stock market have lost value since their initial public offer and …

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