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DPP signs memorandum of understanding with URSB for joint prosecutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Uganda Registrations Services Bureau have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen prosecution of cases arising from laws administered by URSB. URSB has a mandate to enforce laws related to interfering with intellectual property rights, …

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Govt clamps down on 54 NGOs

Move follows banning of more than 12,000 CSOs Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Civil society organisations have reacted with dissatisfaction at the government’s closure and suspension of 54 NGOs many of which work in the areas of transparency, accountability and governance across the country. On Aug.20, the National Bureau …

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URSB: Commercializing intellectual property while creating employment

LABOUR DAY 2021 🇺🇬  | As Uganda celebrates the International Labour Day on 1st May, the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) celebrates the Workers of Uganda for being the champions of our nation’s national development. At the national level, the theme earmarked for the International Labour day celebrations falls within …

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Funeral service companies in court over trade name

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Two funeral service firms are locked up in a court battle over a trading name. A-Plus Funeral Management Limited has sued A-Class Funeral Services Uganda Limited and Uganda Registration Services Bureau for registering a name similar to theirs.  Through its lawyers of Buwule and Mayiga …

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Some ‘scientific weddings’ could be illegal – URSB director

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the weddings celebrated during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown could be illegal according to an observation by Vincent Katutsi, the director for Civil Registration at Uganda Registration Services Bureau-URSB. The illegality could arise out of the failure by couples to notify the registrar …

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Agriculturist calls for development arm to support young businesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Agriculture Minister Dr Victoria Ssekitoleko has called for a development arm in key government agencies responsible for skilling SMEs. Speaking during a post-budget e-conference held on Tuesday, Ssekitoleko said Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) and Uganda Revenue …

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Gulu main market fails to operate day care centre

Gulu, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The  envisaged child care centre at Gulu Main Market has failed to operate four years after the facility was commissioned. The centre is meant to host children below school going age who are not allowed to spend longer hours with their parents in the market. …

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Uganda’s War against Corruption

Accounting officers should be on the frontline To say that corruption is wide spread in our society is an understatement. It touches everything and everyone but the poor and marginalised have the most to lose since wealthier citizens can privately source the services that corruption denies all of us. For …

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Fighting over UTL administration

Will Bemanya’s removal save or ruin the company?   Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Bickering among government officials on who should take over the management of Uganda telecom as provisional administrator could scare away prospective investors, experts say. UTL needs around Shs255bn to clear some of its Shs536bn debt …

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