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Ugandans stranded in Middle East as companies close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans working in the Middle East are among the millions of people stranded after companies temporarily closed down because of the outbreak of COVID -19. The governments in many Middle Eastern countries have ordered for mandatory shutdowns to slow down the spread of the …

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Authorised labor companies pinned for aiding traffickers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | While the Gender, Labor and Social Development Ministry encourages those seeking employment abroad to go through Labor export companies and verify with the ministry to establish if they are accredited, anti-trafficking crusaders say this no longer helps. Alex Sembatya, the Executive Director Make A child …

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Gender ministry suspends six Ugandan labour recruitment firms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has suspended the activities of Middle East Consultants and five other Uganda labour recruitment firms for charging illegal registration and placement fees. The acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development James Ebitu has written …

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