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Members of parliament oppose new taxes introduced by government

Members of parliament oppose new taxes introduced by government

Members of Parliament on the finance committee have opposed government’s proposal to tax Saccos and individuals engaged in agriculture. The proposals that also include a ban on importation of vehicles older than eight years are contained in tax bills for the financial year 2018/2019. The eight tax bills, which are being considered by the Parliament […]

MPs express mixed reactions on the new MTN loan service

MPs express mixed reactions on the new MTN loan service

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed reactions about a new service by MTN to provide loans to its customers while enabling them to make savings using their mobile phones. The new service launched on August 10, 2016 and dubbed MTN MOkash, will be managed in partnership with the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and is […]

Government asked to answer concerns of teachers and avoid strike

The member of parliament for Kalungu west in Kalungu District Joseph Ssewungu has asked government to respond to teachers salary and allowances demands to avoid the pending teachers sit down. This followed teachers announcing seven days sit down strike from 27th July if government does not adhere to their demands of increasing their salary by 100%. […]

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