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Police pilots demand for pay rise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Pilots and Engineers are demanding for a pay rise.  The pilots say that they are being left out of a proposal to standardize the salary of pilots. Although the pilots have been earning a meagre 2.1 million per month, in April this year …

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Specialists welcome plan for wider road reserves

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Engineers and Physical Infrastructure specialists have welcomed a move to widen Uganda’s road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters. They say that wide reserves are important for the future development of Uganda’s road infrastructure. The nod comes amid the discussion of a draft …

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Aviation Engineers demand better pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The engineers who include civil and aeronautical engineers, telecommunications engineers, Mechanical, Electrical, Technicians, Artisans, say they are paid less, which has affected their efficiency while handling airport services. However they refused to disclose how much money each earns, neither did they disclose the rate at …

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Did you know? This super wood could replace steel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Engineers at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) have found a way to make wood more than 10 times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that is stronger than many titanium alloys. “This new way to treat wood makes it 12 …

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VIDEO: Government rejects shs.2 billion payment to Karuma Dam engineers

VIDEO: Government rejects shs.2 billion payment to Karuma Dam engineers Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Government has rejected a shs.2b block payment to engineers contracted under the Karuma Hydro-power project. The payments relating to communication, travel, insurance and other claims were turned down over alleged fictitious claims. The dispute brings …

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