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Entrepreneurship

Orient Bank, MUBS Award Shs60M To 5 Entrepreneurs To Grow Their Businesses

The overall winner Opio Derrick, Director One Lamp Uganda Limited (2nd right), receives a dummy cheque of UGX 20m from Kumaran Pather, Managing Director Orient Bank (extreme right), Prof. Waswa Balunywa, Principal of Makerere University Business School (2nd left) and Dr. Diana Ntamu Director MUBS Entrepreneurship Centre (extreme Left). Orient

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News

NSSF Amendment Bill: MPs Reject Direct Borrowing From Fund, Recommend Midterm Access Of Savings

NSSF building/online photo The joint committee of Parliament handling the controversial NSSF Amendment bill has tabled its report before Parliament, rejecting the proposed amendment of NSSF Act to allow direct borrowing from the Fund. Tabling the report before Parliament, Agnes Kunihira, the Vice Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Gender,

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Political Economy

IMF Chiefs Say Africa’s Recovery Needs Billions & Reforms

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Sub-Saharan Africa will need hundreds of billions of dollars and reforms that bring change for a resilient recovery from the damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Monetary Fund. Support from the international community that includes stepped-up debt relief, financing and capacity

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Kadaga Orders Gov’t To Clarify On Political Aspirants Whose Names Don’t Vary With Their Academic Documents

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ordered the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to clarify on threats by Electoral Commission not to nominate any political aspirant whose names aren’t in tandem with their academic qualifications. The Speaker’s directive was in response to a concern raised by Angelline Asio

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