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Kampala Ranked Most Attractive City For Business Operations

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By Stephen Wandera Kampala has been ranked East Africa’s highest quality of living and attractive destinations for expanding business operations. According to a press statement issued on Tuesday by Mercer’s 19th annual survey Uganda’s capital is also credited as the most attractive for expatriates in the region. The survey includes a city infrastructure ranking that …

MPL, NSSF Partner To Promote Career Development

Monitor Publications Limited and the National Social Security Fund have today signed a partnership agreement to promote career development in 11 universities. The two institutions have previously held career expos at different universities over the last 3 and 6 years respectively. Speaking at the signing ceremony this afternoon, Monitor Publications Limited’s Managing Director Mr. Tonny …

NSSF Unveils Whistle Blowers’ Platform

By Moses Ndhaye The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has unveiled a web-based whistleblower platform for aggrieved employees to report employers who fail to remit their contributions to the Fund, as required by law. Unveiling the platform today, the NSSF Managing Director Richard Byarugaba said more than 25,000 employers are meant to pay contributions for …

Local Traders’ Protest Paralyses Business In Lira Town

By Billy Oketch Business has been paralysed in Lira town as local traders protest what they call unfair competition from foreigners especially those of Asian origin. Several shops owned by foreigners have remained closed after local traders reportedly threatened to attack anybody who would dared open their businesses today. The local traders accuse the foreigners …