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Uganda to host Africa pension conference, 14 countries expected

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) will on November 27th – 28th host the 4th Annual Africa Pension Supervisors’ Association (APSA) Conference at the Serena Kampala Hotel. APSA is a platform that brings together pension industry regulators and supervisors from across the continent.  …

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Retired EAC employee battles for unpaid pension

Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawrence Lule Tindamanyire, 80, a retired employee of the East African Community (EAC), is facing financial hardship due to his inability to access his full pension from the government. Tindamanyire, a resident of Karama village, Bunono parish, Nyarushanje sub-county in Rukungiri district, began his …

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Too many false pension claims – Public Service Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Public Service has said that the many complaints by retired public servants about delayed or denied pension payments turn out to be false. Every year, the total pension amounts payable to retirees increase by several billion shillings as more workers reach …

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Regulators call for pension-type NSSF to protect retirees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Financial industry regulators have called for a review of the pension sector regulations to enable retirees to continue benefiting from the retirement benefits fund even after retirement. Currently, on attaining the required qualifications for receiving the benefits, the savers receive all that is due …

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MPs caution against commercialisation of Pensions Fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee of Public Service and Local Government has cautioned the Minister of Public Service, Hon. Muruli Mukasa against commercialisation of the Pensions Fund saying this may lead to recurrence of the challenges faced by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF). The minister appeared …

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Over 1 milion protest against pension reform in France

Paris, France | Xinhua | Over 1 million people in France joined nationwide protests on Thursday, rejecting the government’s proposed pension reform bill that would raise the retirement age from 62 to 64, French ministry of the interior said on Thursday evening. However, France’s largest union, the General Confederation of …

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Retired police officers demand pension arrears

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some retired police officers in West Nile sub region are concerned over their unpaid pension arrears by the Uganda Police Authority. According to them, some of their colleagues who retired more than 30 years ago have not received their pensions. The officers who retired from …

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