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The government has shown gratitude to the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for the outstanding performance registered ever since 1991 when the tax collecting body was created. The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija said that the economy is promisingly improving even amidst the pandemic distresses. “I commend URA for the good revenue […]

Just from helping out a neighbour and friend to accomplish her business orders, Kiiza Lucy Edith paid herself with the knowledge that she confidently survives on financially to-date. Lucy, 24, and a Fourth-year student of Journalism and Communication at Makerere University took the pronouncement of the presence of COVID-19 to learn how to bake cakes. […]

The Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) has cautioned all borrowers to only transact business with only licensed moneylenders to avoid being cheated. This follows a rise in the number of unlicensed money lenders countrywide conducting business in defiance of the Tier-4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act, 2016 and accompanying regulations. “The illegal money lending companies are […]

After noticing two of his colleagues at Kyambogo University in 2017 making bracelets for sale to fellow students, Muhammed Nsubuga, 23, with queer interest asked to join them. He joined Noeline Mokomiko and Hakeem Hategeka under the guise of marketing their merchandise on his Facebook account to increase the sales. For the fact that these […]

197 arcades out of the 247 total are hoped to open by early next week subsequent to adherence to the critical measures determinant of opening or not. This number (197) includes 70 which provisionally failed. The major defects behind include among others no CCTV cameras, no running water, no building plans, poor waste management and […]

The government of Uganda under the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) intended to boost the sourcing of local materials. The five year partnership was formalized by both parties yesterday at the signing ceremony held at Purongo Afro-Kai Center in Nwoya district, Northern Uganda. This partnership […]

The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has closed two arcades in the middle of the city upon denial of inspection by the KCCA inspection team. This was revealed by the Minister for Kampala City and Metropolitan Affairs, Hajat Minsa Kabanda during a press briefing. “We have this morning closed Gaza Land and Corner Arcade for […]

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has launched a tax education mobile office aimed at supporting tax education and outreach programmes in support of the national agenda of Domestic Revenue Mobilisation. This project comes shortly after URA revealed a registration of a growth in revenue and tax to GDP ratio, the highest growth registered in the […]

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has registered a growth in revenue and tax to GDP ratio, the highest growth registered in the last four years according to the revenue performance report. In the FY 2020/21, URA collected net revenue of UGX 19,263.00 billion and posted growth in revenue of 14.99% in comparison to the FY […]

Following a presidential directive, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) on Tuesday briefed the country on the proposal to transfer cash to vulnerable persons. The directive was made on June 18, as President Yoweri Museveni addressed the nation on COVID-19. The beneficiaries are those dwelling in urban areas who depend on daily […]