National Social Security Fund News

Kenyan firm joins Uganda’s pension sector

Unlike National Social Security Fund, Enwealth says it will target Small and Medium Enterprise market in Uganda.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 22, 2019

NSSF Bill will crush Fund, says Byarugaba

The managing director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has said the proposed Bill that seeks to provide loan facilities in education, health and mortgages, among other benefits, will crush the institution.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 22, 2019

PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK: Godwin Simba

Seventy-five percent of Kenyans in the formal sector are covered by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF).

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

LETTERS: Integrated identification database way to go

Today we have a myriad identification databases including the national identity card (ID) that is issued to all citizens when they reach 18 years of age, passport for traveling outside the country, driving licence, National Social Security Fund (NSSF), National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and the Kenya Revenue Authority Personal Identification Number (PIN) among others.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

NZUKI: Huduma Namba chance to break ground as truly digital

BUSINESS It is not unusual for our myriad identification databases — including the national identity card (ID) issued at 18, passport, driving licence, National Social Security Fund (NSSF), National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and Kenya Revenue Authority Personal Identification Number (PIN) — to vary on one person.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Panic as fire guts cars in NSSF basement

There was a stampede at Workers’ House which is home to National Social Security Fund (NSSF) offices on Tuesday afternoon as clients and staff members scampered for their lives following a fire outbreak in the basement.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

Uganda real estate in steady FDI growth

“The increase in bank liquidity levels noticed since last year has encouraged many banks to lend to the real estate sector and this has boosted construction activity especially in the commercial residential segment,” said Richard Byarugaba, managing director, National Social Security Fund Uganda.

The East African , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Open letter to President Ramaphosa: e-Tolls remain the elephant in the room

We welcome the fact that in response, the SONA has gone an extra mile to address some of the issues raised when you stated that: • The education system will be improved and skills that we need now and into the future developed; • Economic growth and job creation will be accelerated; • The requirement for work experience at entry level in state institutions will be done away with to give our young people a real head start in the world of work; • A comprehensive social security strategy has been devised and consensus reached on reforms that include the National Social Security Fund, institutional arrangements, regulatory reforms, improved unemployment benefits, improved social assistance coverage, and active labour market policies for citizens between 18 and 59 years; • The NHI Bill which will enable South Africans to receive free services at the point of care in public and private quality-accredited health facilities will soon be ready for submission to Parliament; • The state's capacity to address the needs of the people will be enhanced.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

MP Lyomoki pushes for loans in new NSSF law

By MOSES KYEYUNE Workers’ Member of Parliament, Dr Sam Lyomoki, wants Parliament to amend the current National Social Security Fund (NSSF) law to provide for a loan facility for members who have continuously saved with the Fund for 10 years.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

NSSF offers amnesty to defaulters

In a bid to recover more than Shs 160bn in unremitted contributions, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has announced a grace period of three months for defaulting employers to agree a payment plan.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 14, 2019