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NSSF boss warns of tough times if forced to pay 20% to savers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Managing Director of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Richard Byarugaba has warned of the likelihood of the collapse of the fund if the suggestion that it pays 20 percent to each saver is approved. In a ‘passionate’ four-page letter to the Minister …

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Kuluva hospital workers strike over non-payment

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Work grounded to a halt at the Church of Uganda owned Kuluvu hospital in Arua district on Monday when health workers and support staff laid down their tools protesting nonpayment of their wages and contributions to the National Social Security Fund-NSSF. The more than 80 …

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NSSF hands over COVID-19 items worth Shs380million

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge  | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has donated 5, 000 coronavirus testing kits, reagents and accessories worth Shs381million to the Ministry of Health, it said on April 21. Officials said that part of this money (Shs60million) has been contributed voluntarily by individual …

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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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