Tuesday , September 27 2022
Home / Tag Archives: recruitment

Tag Archives: recruitment

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

UPDF recruitment in Jinja marred by forgery cases

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Jinja city Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF recruitment center stationed at Kakindu stadium on Monday, was marred by forgeries of both academic documents and national identity cards by the potential recruits. The center attracted 4,000 youthful applicants from the districts of Jinja, Buvuma, Kayunga and …

Read More »

UPDF recruitment struggles with cases of STDs in Lira recruitment

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) recruitment team in Lira has failed to meet its target after several applicants tested positive for sexually transmitted diseases. The two-day exercise was targeting 495 recruits from the districts of Amolatar, Alebtong, Otuke, Dokolo, and Lira. However, only …

Read More »

LDP recruitment team in Arua overwhelmed by numbers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of applicants have turned up at Arua Police grounds during the launch of recruitment exercise for Local Defense Personnel (LDPs) in West Nile sub region. The exercise for the Sub region which commenced this morning at Arua police grounds seeks to get at …

Read More »

Lab technicians put gov’t on strike notice

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Laboratory technicians under the Uganda Medical Lab Technology Association, have put the government on a three weeks’ notice to go on strike over compensation and recruitment. Patrick Dennis Alibu, the Association Secretary-General said they have since been approaching the government to recognize degree holders …

Read More »

Moroto youths petition Nakalema over recruitment

  Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A group of jobless youths in Moroto has petitioned the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to investigate the just concluded recruitment in the district. In their April 3rd, 2021 letter, the youth say the exercise was marred with nepotism and tribalism against applicants from Matheniko …

Read More »

UPDF employs new measures to eliminate fraud in recruitment

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda People’s Defense Forces –UPDF has introduced new procedures to guarantee transparency in the recruitment of soldiers into the army across the country. The fourth infantry division spokesperson Maj Caesar Olweny says that unlike the past when officers were accused of handpicking relatives …

Read More »