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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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Bemanya’s contract renewed as URSB boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The contract of the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) registrar general Bemanya Twebaze has been renewed, nine months to the expiry of the current contract. In a letter to Bemanya dated June 27, 2019, Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire said he was …

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UTL still available for investment – Administrator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Telecom administrator, Bemanya Twebaze says that the company is still accessible for investment following the exit of a Nigerian firm, Teleology Holdings Limited. The Nigerian firm which had been identified to revamp UTL following a cabinet directive failed to meet its contractual …

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UTL administrator denies blocking audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Telecom administrator, Bemanya Twebaze has said that auditing of the company’s operations can only happen at the end of his administration. Twebaze denied that he had blocked any audit, but said that it was not the right time for government to carry out …

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We have lost control of UTL-Anite

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government has lost control of Uganda Telecom. This was revealed by the State Minister for Investment and Privatization Evelyn Anite. On Thursday, Members of Parliament learnt that the Nigerian firm contacted to revamp UTL, Taleology Holdings GIB Ltd failed to meet its contractual …

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MPs quiz Kasaija, URSB officials on ownership of Uganda airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee has directed Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) to redraft documents relating to the company and its shareholders. The directive by the Committee Chaired by Ntenjeru North MP Amos Lugoloobi followed a meeting between legislators, Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija, Works and …

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Cooperators waiting for COSASE report to forge future

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cooperators under their apex body, Uganda Cooperative Alliance are looking forward to the report by the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) to guide their next course of action on the defunct 1964 Cooperative Bank. Led by Ivan Asiimwe, the General Secretary …

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