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37 killed in Burkina Faso’s deadliest attack in five years

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | AFP | An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso killed 37 people on Wednesday, the deadliest attack in nearly five years of jihadist violence in the West African country. The impoverished and politically fragile Sahel country has been struggling …

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Women NGO wants minimum wage to protect employees

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is an urgent need to prioritise the revisions on the proposed minimum wage bill to protect the interests of employees and boost their morale at work according to Eunice Musiime, the executive director for Akina Mama wa Afrika, a feminist-Pan-African leadership development organization. Musiime …

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BoU ready for defense in former Crane Bank employees suit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bank of Uganda says that it is ready to defend the termination of the contracts of former employees of Crane Bank. Last month, 400 former employees of Crane Bank through their lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde wrote a statutory notice to Bank of Uganda demanding 120 …

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NSSF boss tips employees on saving culture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Managing Director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Richard Byarugaba, has urged employees to save for their future retirement. He said statistics in the East African region show that Uganda has one of the least saving culture which is not good for the economy. …

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Whistle while you work

Researchers explain what makes employees happy  Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | What is the key to being happy? More specifically, what is the key to being happy at work? More money, more time off, family benefits? Researchers suggest that they may have found the answers. Unless you’ve been hiding under a …

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NSSF in capacity building drive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s pension fund plans to equip leadership skills to most of its employees as part of the effort to achieve a Shs20bn target in contribution by 2025. This follows graduation of 132 of its staff on Nov. 08 upon completion of the 8 month leadership …

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Former Crane Bank employees sue DFCU

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The High court in Kampala will this friday rule on whether to grant 10 former Crane Bank employees permission to file a suit on behalf of their 400 colleagues against DFCU Bank, for wrongfully dismissal. Crane bank had promised its 700 employees that they would …

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Court okays UNRA ex-employees case

High Court in Kampala has given the go ahead to 151 ex- employees of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to sue their former employer for alleged wrongful dismissal. The court’s deputy registrar Alex Ajiji ordered that since all the 151 former employees have one common cause and interest against UNRA, …

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