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Experts weigh in on the ‘green’ URA Tower

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts in the architecture and construction industry have said the defects on Uganda Revenue Authority-URA tower are not severe and peculiar and can be addressed. Architect Enock Kibbamu, the chairman of the National Buildings Review Board (NBRB), said parties that put together the building …

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Uganda to host 55 African Customs experts at Munyonyo

  Uganda Hosts the 11th African Union Sub Committee of Directors General of Customs Conference from 16th – 20th September 2019, at Speke Resort Munyonyo Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will September 16-20th host Directors General and Commissioners of Customs from 55 African Union (AU) member countries. The …

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How URA Customs is positioned to champion AfCFTA Agreement

The African Continental Free trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement: How is URA Customs positioned to champion this agenda? GUEST COLUMN | DICKSONS KATESHUMBWA | The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Customs department was central in the negotiations that culminated in the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Whereas legally binding effective on 30th …

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URA explains tower leaks after hailstorm hits Nakawa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Heavy rain with strong winds today hit Nakawa, momentarily affecting operations one of the 23 floors of the new Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Tower. Water leaked onto the work area, through the louvers. URA confirmed the development, saying they will come up with a …

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Namboole stadium needs UGX 15bn for CCTV cameras, fence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mandela National Stadium is seeking 15 billion Shillings for acquisition of security equipment and to erect a fence. The budget is revealed in documents submitted to Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) –Central Government by the Stadium Managing Director Jamil Sewanyana. The documents were demanded …

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Yellow fever screening at Busia border irks traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan traders are crying foul over the ongoing screening for yellow fever at the Busia Kenya-Uganda border. The Ugandan traders say it is becoming very expensive for them to do business in neighboring Kenya due to lack of yellow fever vaccination cards. Those without …

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Low funding affects taxpayer expansion project in Kigezi

Kigezi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Low funding is hampering the progress of Taxpayer Register Expansion Project (TREP) in Kigezi sub-region. TREP was unveiled in the financial year 2013/2014 by the Ministry of Finance, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Local GovernGovernments …

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Road fund boss raps gov’t over low funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eng. Micheal Odongo, the executive director Uganda Road Fund-URF has expressed concern about the funds allocated to the fund and failure by government to ope-rationalize alternative income sources for the fund. Addressing journalists at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA on Thursday, Odongo said their budget was …

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