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Makerere University to tag salary to work attendance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Appointments Board will tag the salary of staff to the number of days they work. Yusuf Kiranda, the University Secretary says that the policy is aimed at curbing absenteeism of both academic and support staff. According to records, the university employs more than …

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Education minister warns teachers against absenteeism when schools reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni has warned teachers against absenteeism ahead of the scheduled resumption of learning. Janet Museveni made the remarks on Tuesday while meeting a section of headteachers from different secondary schools at Kololo ceremonial grounds during the selection …

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Dr. Atwine asks hospital directors to punish absent health workers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ministry of health permanent secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine has tasked hospital directors across the country to take disciplinary action against health workers who were away from duty without permission during their recent spot check that ended last week. In a circular issued to …

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Wakiso district dismisses 30 workers over absenteeism, alcoholism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Wakiso district Rewards and Sanctions Committee has scrapped more than 30 names from the government payroll of workers who were found guilty of absenteeism from duty, alcoholism, and other offences. The committee headed by the  Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Jude Mark Bukenya is …

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Absentee candidates causing wastage of resources-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Absenteeism of candidates during national examinations is causing wastage of resources. According to Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, 100 candidates countrywide did not turn up for Primary Leaving Examinations-UNEB examinations. Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, says that candidates that fail to show up for …

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Kapchorwa chief administrative officer locked out of office

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kapchorwa District Councillors have locked the Chief Administrative Officer Simon Peter Kandole out of office.    A team of 11 people, led by youth councillor Collins Musau, stormed the District Headquarters and blocked the entrance to the CAO’s office on Wednesday, in protest of his …

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