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Emyooga defaulters face arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Groups and Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisations, SACCOs that have utilized funds under the Emyooga program, will be rewarded with another 20 Million Shillings as seed capital. This is aimed at encouraging good practices among beneficiaries of the presidential wealth creation program launched in 2019 to …

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Youth leaders in Bududa district demand emyooga savings

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Youth leaders of Mabono sub county, Bududa district are demanding their Emyooga savings after failing to benefit from the program. The Emyooga initiative is aimed at enhancing wealth and creating jobs for the people of Uganda which saw every constituency financed with 30 million shillings …

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PWDs want 50% NSSF midterm access at 40

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council for Disability has proposed an amendment to the National Social Security (NSSF) Bill, 2021, to allow persons with disabilities to access half of their savings at 40. The bill which had been passed by the 10th parliament allowed persons with disabilities access …

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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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Elderly couple in Amuru loses UGX 1.6M to termites

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An elderly couple in Amuru district has lost one million six hundred and fifteen thousand shillings after being damaged by termites. Seventy-five-year-old Bicentina Alal and her 80-year-old husband Tito Okema have been saving money in a metallic case for over three years. The couple lives …

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NSSF to release savings to Covid-19 patients

Patients undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at an intensive care unit (ICU) can now partially access their NSSF savings Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Savers with the National Social Security Fund can now partially access their savings should they be undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at an intensive care unit (ICU). The NSSF says …

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