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The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) and its partners ended a two days hybrid workshop this week that highlighted development strategies for women entrepreneurship. Under the theme, “Women Entrepreneurs: Intellectual Property for Branding and Product Development,” the workshop was attended by 20 women entrepreneurs at Hotel Africana in Kampala. This was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in partnership with URSB and Grooming a Successful Woman with Intellectual Mind (GSWIM). The training […]

The 16th Corporate Registers Forum (CRF) conference hosted by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) has brought to light some of the interventions undertaken by registries to support business operations amidst COVID-19. Among these is free business registration for vulnerable persons as presented by the Malaysia Registry. The registry undertook this initiative which witnessed an […]

The Ugandan Government, in a move to avail more funds for priority sectors, has initiated budget cuts across it’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) for the ongoing financial year(2021/2022FY) The massive cut back summing up to Shs203.4 billion will also affect government universities, parastatals and various commissions of government. It is our understanding that at […]

The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) has promised to sufficiently showcase their capacity in managing registries as the hosts of the upcoming 16th Corporate Registers Forum Conference. This was revealed by the URSB Registrar General, Mercy K. Kainobwisho at the announcement of this grand event before the press on Wednesday. “As a government agency, we […]

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 […]