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Head teachers ask gov’t not to abolish PTA fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Universal Primary and Secondary Education Schools have asked the government not to abolish the PTA fees paid by learners. On Monday, the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, said that the Cabinet had resolved that all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary …

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Gov’t wants charges in UPE, USE schools abolished

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Cabinet is proposing free and compulsory primary and secondary education when schools reopen early next year. The cabinet on Monday agreed that all forms of charges that have been collected from learners in Universal Primary Education-UPE and Universal Secondary Education-USE schools should be abolished. Dr. …

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Stock market boost as MTN listing takes shape

 Uganda Securities Exchange CEO says number of investors could triple Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Executives at the Uganda Securities Exchange are optimistic about increased activity and shareholder numbers at the bourse as MTN Uganda’s listing takes shape. Paul Bwiso, chief executive officer said on the sidelines of the …

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Behind MTN share offer

Assessing the opportunity and the risk Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Commenting on the move by Uganda’s largest telecom company, MTN, to list on the country’s stock exchange, Stephen Kaboyo, the managing director at Alpha Capital Partners, sees opportunity. “In my own prediction, MTN stock will be a good …

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ICPAU to hold 11 th edition of financial reporting awards

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda is teaming up with the Capital Markets Authority, the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Vision Group to hold the 11th edition of the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards, executives said on June 15 at a virtual press conference. …

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Come to the stock market for capital

Uganda Securities Exchange tells manufacturers recovering from COVID-19 pandemic stress Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS  BUSINGE | As manufacturers weather the tough times caused by COVID-19 lockdown and related restrictions, executives at the Uganda Securities Exchange say, doors are open for raising capital to reboot business activities. Speaking on behalf of …

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BATU marks 20 years on stock market

British American Tobacco Uganda, perhaps the country’s popular cigarette company on Sept.10, celebrated its 20th anniversary of its trading on the Uganda Securities Exchange. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | But the company has been in operation in the country for more than 90 years. Its share price has since …

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Umeme, Stanbic dominate trading at USE in Q2

Market executives anticipate good performance as COVID-19 threat is minimized Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Trading in the second quarter of 2020 at the Uganda Securities Exchange registered a tremendous decline as  Uganda’s  equity  markets  continued  to  feel  the  impact  of  COVID-19  pandemic, according to the quarterly bulletin for …

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