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Wales football icon Bale retires

London, UK | Xinhua | Gareth Bale announced his retirement from football on Monday after a 17-year career as one of Britain’s most decorated players. The 33-year-old Welsh star made the announcement on social media, weeks after he played his last competitive game at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, where …

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A regulated pensions environment breeds transparency and accountability

COMMENT | Lydia Mirembe | There was a time when the retirement benefits sector in Uganda was defined by gross mismanagement, lack of transparency and accountability, outright corruption and brazen embezzlement of savers’ money. The establishment of a Sector Regulator since 2011, has provided a foundation for continued improvement in scheme …

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Museveni retires 48 army Generals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni, the Commander In Chief of the armed forces has retired 48 generals of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces at a ceremony held at State House Entebbe, Wednesday. General Elly Tumwine, who died last week and was buried on Tuesday was supposed to …

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Be reassured, your retirement savings are prudently invested

All retirement  benefits schemes are required to have an investment policy statement, also known as the Investment Strategy, which clearly stipulates how they intend to invest members’ savings. COMMENT | Lydia Mirembe |  “Advise people to learn how to grow their asset column and…accumulate their wealth rather than saving without investing.” …

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Gen Sejusa, Kayihura retirement postponed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gen David Sejusa and former Inspector General of Police, Gen Edward Kale Kayihura may have to wait a little bit longer after their retirement was pushed to next month. In April, it was reported that the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) High Command and Army …

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RETIREMENT: Savers to be able to get housing loans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of different retirement schemes will be allowed to use part of their savings as collateral to obtain loans. According to the regulation, members saving in retirement schemes licensed by the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA), will be allowed to secure mortgages and …

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