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Public Service to streamline salaries of teachers by 2027

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers of arts subjects in secondary schools will earn the same salary as science teachers by 2027, the Ministry of Public service has said. Recently, Government announced that science teachers with degrees will start earning Shs4 million and diploma holders Shs3 million starting in July 2023 …

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UNATU to consult members on fresh deal tabled by Govt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU has started consulting members and other stakeholders in light of a fresh deal tabled by the government intended to end the ongoing teachers’ strike. For two weeks, teachers refused to go back to classrooms in favor of raising their pay …

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Public service and health ministries tasked on doctor perks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Government Assurance and implementation has tasked the Ministry of Public Service to explain the unending industrial action by medical workers. This was as the Minister of State for Public Service, Grace Mugasa and the Minister of State for Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan …

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MPs query gov’t on former VP Ssekandi’s retirement benefits

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurances has queried the ministry of public service over the delayed payment of retirement benefits to the former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi. Committee members claim the former vice president is surviving miserably with a dilapidated car yet his security …

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MPs grill public service officials over domestic arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has questioned the rejection of domestic arrears of 77.6 million Shillings by Ernst and Young, an audit firm that was contracted by the Ministry of Finance to validate all government arrears. The Auditor General’s report for the financial …

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PAC questions delayed Bill on Public Service Pensions Fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has grilled officials from the Ministry of Public Service over delayed reforms of the current Public Service Pensions Scheme. Led by Catherine Bitarakwate the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, the officials on Tuesday appeared before the committee to answer audit queries …

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