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URA, UMA educate manufacturers on EFRIS operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) have started sensitizing manufacturers about the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solution system (EFRIS). The drive comes at a time when the digital tax administration measure that interfaces the taxpayers’ daily transactional operations with …

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Industrialists demand for own bank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s industrialists, supported by financial institutions, have decided to lead efforts towards the establishment of an industrial bank. The proposed Uganda National Industrial Bank would serve to reduce the cost of Finance that the private sector persistently fronts as the major challenge to its …

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Minister Bahati sides with UMA on high interest rates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in charge of Industry, David Bahati has teamed up with the Uganda Manufacturers Association to demand for lower cost of credit by the commercial and development banks so as to meet the intended needs of the businesses. …

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EFRIS: Uganda manufacturers disagree with traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Manufacturers Association has offered support for the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing System (EFRIS) but faults government agencies on aspects of its implementation. UMA Chairman, Deo Kayemba says while the system is vital to ensure proper tax administration, the taxpayers do not …

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Manufacturers devise new approach against financial fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) is leading private sector efforts in a new effort against financial fraud in business operations in the country. Under this approach, a database is being developed to compile and profile any person who has been implicated in any form of financial fraud …

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UMA opts to export doctors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Medical Association (UMA), has started a process of helping medical workers secure jobs abroad. Speaking to URN in an interview on Thursday, Dr. Herbert Luswata the UMA President said the decision to send colleagues to the neighboring Rwanda and the United Kingdom comes …

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Manufacturers embark on a Turkish benchmarking tour to support PDM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), in partnership with the Embassy of Turkey in Uganda, is embarking on an eight-day Industrial Tour to Turkey. This initiative presents a remarkable opportunity for Ugandan manufacturers to expand their reach, forge international partnerships, and drive economic development, all …

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Govt to doctors, ‘Striking won’t give you money’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors categorized as medical officers special grade or Associate Consultants announced on Tuesday that they have joined ongoing industrial action in which Senior House Officers had laid down tools over non-payment of their salaries. The doctors told a press Conference held in Mulago this …

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