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Legislators demand better remuneration for medical interns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Anita Among has directed the Minister for Health to table before the House evidence that allowances of medical interns have been paid. This followed several disputing statements from Members of Parliament after the State Minister for Health, Margaret Muhanga informed the House that the …

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Gov’t students demand increase of allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government-sponsored students in public universities are struggling to survive amidst the increasing prices of commodities. This has forced students from Kyambogo, Gulu, and Makerere Universities to demand an increase in the living-out allowance. At Makerere University, government-sponsored students who reside outside the university receive at least …

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Mbarara University students protest over delayed allowances

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government-sponsored students at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) on Tuesday protested over the delayed release of their allowances. The allowances include a living-out allowance of 870,000 Shillings and a faculty allowance of 100,000 Shillings. Scovia Nakyazi, a student of Medical laboratory science and also …

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Gov’t students demand payment of allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government-sponsored students at Makerere University are demanding their allowances before the closure of the semester. The students say that it is a few weeks to the end of the semester but they are yet to receive part of their allowances. Some of the students have …

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Teachers lured back to class with PTA allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Secondary and primary schools in different parts of the country are luring teachers to classes with the promise of increasing the Parents, Teachers allowances. At many of the secondary schools that Uganda Radio Network visited, learning was taking place despite calls by the Uganda National …

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MPs query expenditure of intern doctors’ allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawmakers have put the former Executive Director (ED) Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Byarugaba Baterana on the spot over the expenditure of Shs206 million meant for allowances for medical interns and senior health officers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Government remitted Shs3.8 billion for allowances for …

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Muni University students protest over delayed allowances

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government-sponsored students at Muni University have staged a strike to protest the delayed payment of their first semester allowances. The students are demanding living out allowances, clinical allowances and faculty allowances which they say haven’t been paid by the University. The angry students marched from the …

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MUST students protest delayed release of school practice allowances

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST students on Wednesday protested the delayed release of their school practice allowances. The more than 400 students stormed the office of the Mbarara Resident City Commissioner demanding his intervention. Musa Nalugooda, the President of the Mbarara University Faculty of …

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