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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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Gov’t to appoint new UTL administrator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | An extra-ordinary meeting of Uganda Telecom Limited has resolved to that a new administrator will be appointed following the expiry of Bemanya Twebaze’s tenure. Bemanya, who serves as the Registrar General of the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), was in 2017 appointed UTL administrator …

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Bugolobi church couples advised to repeat marriage ceremonies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana has proposed that couples who got married in the Church of the Resurrection, Bugolobi should conduct fresh ceremonies to legalize their marriages. Last week, the Uganda Registration Services Bureau-URSB announced that nearly 1,000 couples whose marriages were conducted …

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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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Solving UTL puzzle

  Experts say Bemanya should stay but government should focus on recapitalising the telecom firm Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Debts, poor corporate governance, fights, politics and ageing infrastructure have taken centre stage in debates surrounding Uganda Telecom Limited. Bemanya Twebaze, a Ugandan lawyer and corporate executive, who has …

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