Category «Business»

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 …

Government To License More Oil Companies

By Benjamin Jumbe The government is set to license some more companies to do oil exploration in the country. This has been revealed by the state minister for minerals Hon.Peter Lokeris during a media briefing at Media Centre in Kampala. Minister Lokeris says this follows geological studies conducted by colonialists that indicated a possibility of …