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UPDF contingent in Somalia not paid allowances for 10 months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Peoples Defence Forces troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia have not received allowances for the last 10 months. The matter came up during a meeting between a team from the Defence Committee of Parliament and the Ministry of Defence and Veteran …

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Gov’t asked to increase funding to public universities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public universities have asked government to increase funding for the living out allowances for government sponsored students. In a meeting with the Committee on Education, the Senior Planner for Lira University, Tom Richard Atim said that since the inception of the university in July 2015, …

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Councilors protest unexplained reduction of allowances

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lamwo district councilors are protesting the unexplained reduction of their sitting allowances and emoluments. The matter took center stage during the council session held on Wednesday. The councilors demanded the payment of Shillings 400,000 as a sitting allowance for the previous three council sittings and …

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Gov’t commits to pay salaries of medical interns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development (General Duties), Henry Musasizi, has given legislators assurance that medical intern doctors and senior medical staff in government health facilities will be paid within two weeks. “It is true that the House handled the issue …

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Kampala minister sets remuneration structure for speakers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Minsa Kabanda has set allowances for speakers and their deputies at City Hall and the five divisions of Kampala. Just like their predecessors who were never paid, these political leaders have not received any pay since assuming office …

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Nurses strike over non payment of Covid-19 allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of nurses deployed at the KCCA primary school COVID-19 vaccination center in Kamwokya have shunned the exercise protesting non-payment of their allowances. The nurses are entitled to a daily allowance of Shillings 5000, which is meant to facilitate their movement. However, the nurses have …

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