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Tayebwa directs public service on recruitment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa directed the Ministry of Public Service to appraise Parliament on when it intends to lift the ban on public service recruitment. This is after Hon. Patrick Isingoma, the Member of Parliament for Hoima East City Division demanded a …

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Legislators probe recruitment discrepancies in URA top positions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (PAC – COSASE) has resolved to investigate recruitment irregularities in the top positions at the Uganda Revenue Authority. Concerns over the lack of national character in the senior positions at the tax body came …

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Lira district stuck with unsued Shs. 4bn for staff recruitment

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira District local government is stuck with Shillings 4 billion meant for the recruitment of staff, especially in the health department. The money, which was disbursed to the district at the beginning of this Financial year, is laying redundant in the district’s account pending …

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KCCA on the spot over failed recruitment exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) are angry with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) leaders over returning Shs13 billion meant for recruitment of health workers to the Consolidated Fund. Committee Chairperson, Joel Ssenyonyi said there is a shortage …

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Minister, AG table employment and law revision bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has tabled before Parliament, a bill that seeks to amend the Employment Act, 2006 to provide for recruitment agencies to streamline the process of recruitment of employees for engagement abroad. The Government bill also seeks to introduce a clause on employment of migrant workers …

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Busoga region prone to terrorism recruitment: CT Commander

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deputy director of counter-terrorism in the Uganda Police Force, David Wasswa, has said that Busoga sub-region still tops the list of vulnerable spaces for terrorism recruitment in the country. While addressing journalists at the sidelines of their three-day sensitization drive for rallying largely Muslim clerics …

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PAC queries irregular recruitments at Gulu university

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee-PAC Central Government has grilled Gulu University management over irregularities in staff recruitment. The University management led by Vice Chancellor Prof. George Openjuru, on Thursday appeared before the committee to respond to a forensic investigation report into the mismanagement of the institution for …

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Masindi district probed over irregular recruitment of workers

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masindi district local government is under the spotlight over alleged irregular recruitment of workers. This follows numerous complaints raised to the IG by whistle blowers about the irregular recruitment of staff in the district. In a letter dated 15th August 2022, Dr. Patricia Achan Okiria, the …

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Ntoroko district stuck with staff recruited illegally

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntoroko district local government is stuck with 500 staff who were illegally recruited. Last month, Anselim Kyaligonza, the Chief Administrative Officer of Ntoroko district was arrested for irregular staff recruitment. Kyaligonza was arrested from Kampala by operatives from the State House Anti-Corruption Unit in collaboration …

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Parliament’s defence committee probes UPDF recruitment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has directed the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee to inquire into recruitment by the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF following complaints of unfairness and discrimination. The decision follows an alarm sounded by Tororo Woman MP Sarah Opendi indicating that …

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