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Finance ministry increases supplementary request by UGX 390B

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The Ministry of Finance is seeking to add another 390 billion Shillings to the supplementary request of 3.426 trillion Shillings currently before the Parliamentary committee. The request puts the supplementary budget at 3.853 trillion Shillings.   The first supplementary is to finance a classified budget …

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Pension sector assets hit Shs13.2 trillion

Industry regulator says the future is bright amidst current COVID-19 pandemic Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s retirement benefits sector recorded a 13.8% increase in assets to Shs13.2trillion for the year ended Dec. 2019, according to the Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority’s performance latest report presented on Sept.02 in …

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Pensions sector prepares for entry of Public Service Scheme

   Retirement benefits sector marks improved efficiency, reduced operational costs Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The retirements benefits sector is set to get a boost of close to 400,000 new members once the proposed Public Service Pension Scheme starts operating. The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) is optimistic the …

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NSSF, Finance Ministry sabotaging midterm access-Lyomoki

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Workers MP Sam Lyomoki has said there are plans to sabotage the National Social Security (NSSF) amendment Bill 2019 that seeks to allow for midterm access to members savings. The bill among other things proposes for midterm access for savers of 45 years …

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URBRA’s new plan for retirees

The regulator wants members to keep their money longer with pension schemes or get paid in installments Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) is in advanced stages of preparing a policy proposal for the ministry of finance to consider and convince retirees to …

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NSSF Bill: Uganda retirement benefits authority opposes capping levy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Retirement Benefits Authority-URBRA has rejected the provision that caps the levy National Social Security Fund-NSSF should pay to the regulator at 0.05 percent. The National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill among others seeks to amend the NSSF Act, 1985, to provide for mandatory …

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Pension to be largest sector in Uganda

Martin A. Nsubuga was confirmed as the Chief Executive Officer for Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) in June 2019. He broadly spoke to The Independent’s Julius Businge about his plan and emerging issues in Uganda’s pension sector. What is it that you have started off with as substantive CEO? …

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