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High interest rates explained

Government executives fail to provide viable options to lower interest rates as experts propose initiatives Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda government’s over-reliance on borrowing from the local market is the main reason behind the high interest rates. This was the general assessment that stakeholders during a seminar held …

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Gov’t policies could hurt economy – PSFU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation is concerned that the policies that the government is putting in place are likely to worsen the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic on the economic and social situations in the country. The Private Sector Foundation Uganda Chairman, Elly Karuhanga says …

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NSSF bill discriminatory- PSFU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019 is discriminatory to employees in the informal sector, according to the Private Sector Foundation Uganda-PSFU. PSFU notes with the concern that the bill only provided for mandatory contributions for employees and employers in the formal sector. …

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Qatar companies seek partnerships with Ugandan firms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least fifteen companies from Qatar are in Uganda to search for partnership opportunities with Ugandan counterparts. The companies are in six sectors, including manufacturing and agro-processing, which will be led to Uganda by the Qatar Development Bank in Uganda between September 10-11, 2019. …

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Support National Graduate Scheme Bill

It offers a solution to the more than 500,000 unemployable graduates that enter the job market every year COMMENT | PATRICK AJUNA | Parliament is getting ready for debate of the National Graduate Scheme Bill, 2018 for debate in the following a series of consultations and discussions by its Committee …

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PSFU blames Gov’t for not Implementing their proposals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has accused government of failing to implement proposals they present during budgeting process. Speaking at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperative annual sector review, Moses Ogwal, the director policy advocacy at Private Sector Foundation said government usually accepts …

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