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19:44
19:44

Delays in Debating NSSF Bill Bothers Workers MP's midterm access 1 2

After the presentation of the Bill, Deputy Speaker Among postponed the debate saying members should first read the report before the debate. Although the matter appeared on the order paper for subsequent days, it never came up for debate until today, when it was listed as business to follow.
14:38
14:38

NSSF Midterm Access: Consensus Reached, But Supervision Remains Contentious Parliament 1 6

Muwanga Kivumbi, the Butambala MP says that allowing the management of the fund to go to Finance would mean finance can easily access this money and this is dangerous looking at the state of indebtedness.
15:32
15:32

Minister Kasaija to Fast-Track NSSF Mid-Term Access Bill 3

NSSF Managing Director Richard Byarugaba says while the public debate is mainly on the mid-term access clauses, the Fund has a number of interests in the proposed law, which, he says will enhance its performance, and give new and better products to savers.
07:57
07:57

NSSF to Release Savings to COVID-19 Patients

This comes amidst complaints by several savers as to why NSSF would watch a saver die because of the unaffordable cost of treatment, and then give out the savings to the survivor of the dead saver.
11:33
11:33

NSSF Ready to Lend to Local Governments urban authorities 3

The National Social Security Fund, which is the biggest single local lender to the central government, says they are ready to lend to districts and cities if they are allowed by the laws to do so.
19:39
19:39

NSSF Interest to Savers Cannot be Taxed -Court 1

The NSSF says if the court had ruled in favour of URA, it would have meant that the interest payable to savers annually, reduces drastically. Patrick Ayota, the NSSF Managing Director, says this would have been another disincentive for Ugandans to save.
20:43
20:43

NSSF Takes on Agency Service Model to Expand Reach DFCU Bank 1

The newly introduced agency system is meant to more workers, especially in the informal sector join the fund and also encourage voluntary contributors by taking services closer to them. The second phase later in the year will see NSSF services offered through the banks agencies which number more than 10,000 countrywide.
18:47
18:47

COVID-19: NSSF Interest May Dip to Single Digit Covid 19 pandemic 2

Despite calls on government and parliament to force NSSF to allow savers access their benefits prematurely, members who are already qualified to withdraw were cautious and did not touch theirs!
19:19
19:19

NSSF, Finance Ministry Sabotaging Midterm Access-Lyomoki nssf bill 1 4

Workers MP Sam Lyomoki has said there are plans to sabotage the National Social Security (NSSF) amendment Bill 2019 that seeks to allow for midterm access for member’s savings.
06:20
06:20

Gulu Hospital Seeks New Incinerator for COVID-19 Waste Gulu University 3 1

Some of the infectious waste include used face masks; syringes, hand gloves, blades, medicinal wastes, and other associated wastes arising from services produced in the course of COVID-19 healthcare activities.
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