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Filing of returns reduced by three hours in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda–Electronic Billing Machine usage has reduced the time taken by Taxpayers to comply with Value Added Tax (VAT) obligations mainly in filing tax return by Three hours, Rwanda Revenue Authority has said. “Electronic Billing Machine usage has reduced the time taken by Taxpayers to comply with Value Added Tax (VAT) obligations mainly in filing […]

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Best to postpone S. Sudan EAC bid

This month an East African Community (EAC) negotiating team was supposed to be in Juba to verify with various senior officials South Sudan’s application to join the economic bloc. Considering what is happening in South Sudan of late, all that seems unimportant. It is difficult to negotiate with a divided country anyway. This does not […]

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EAC states agree to keep fair-share of budgets on infrastructure

  KAMPALA, Uganda–East African Community Partner States will maintain high budgetary allocations geared towards financing infrastructure development within their national borders. Hon. Monica Azuba Ntege, Uganda’s Minister for Works and Transport, and the Chairperson of the EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers for Transport, Communications and Metereology said that the ongoing infrastructure development projects were meant […]

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Eight get SNV’s Innovation against Poverty funds

KAMPALA, Uganda—Eight local Small and Medium Enterprise companies from Uganda have received a total of 912,954 euros from SNV Netherlands Development Organization under the Innovation Against Poverty (IAP) Project phase2. The Innovation against Poverty (IAP) project phase2, aims at reducing and to improve the living conditions of the poor people in the community relying on […]