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Uganda – Kenya trade tension

Ugandan manufacturers to ran to East African Court of Justice over trade restrictions Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Tensions between Ugandan traders and the Kenyan government is likely to get worse a head of the festive season this December, according to executives at the Uganda Manufacturers Association. The traders …

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Private health facilities can’t train medical interns-medical council

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Medical Association-UMA wants the government to accredit private hospitals to offer internship placement to medical doctors.  Dr. Richard Idro, the President Uganda Medical Association, says they have recommended to the Health Ministry and talked to some private hospitals to offer medical internship owing to …

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COVID-19: Manufacturers seeking more support

Government urged to offer rebates on taxation, wages, savings, and electricity Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Manufacturers under their umbrella body, Uganda Manufacturers Association are in the early stages of engaging the government on a possible extension of the COVID-19 support that they were given for six months starting …

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Doctors want interns deployed as medical officers on probation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors under their umbrella Uganda Medical Association (UMA) want medical interns to be placed into hospitals as medical officers on probation. UMA president Dr Richard Idro said that the Ministry of Health is setting up a committee to come up with a document on …

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Uganda manufacturers seek 30 acres in Naguru housing estate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Manufacturers Association is eyeing 30 acres of former Naguru Housing Estate to expand its showground in Lugogo to accommodate the growing number of exhibitors entering the annual International Trade Fair.         Mubarak Kirunda Nkutu, the Director Membership Services at Uganda Manufacturers Association – UMA says …

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President Museveni blasts URA over VAT refund delays to manufacturers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has used the Uganda Manufacturers’ Association (UMA) exhibition to blast the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) leadership for not being forthcoming on the needs of the manufacturers. Museveni, who officially opened the show at Lugogo on Monday, first entered a closed …

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