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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Overwhelming turn up at LDU recruitment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There was an overwhelming turn up of youth for the Local Defense Unit-LDU recruitment exercise at Old Kampala Secondary School on Tuesday. Bilaali Katamba, the Spokesperson of the recruitment team I, said an estimated 3000 youths turned up for the recruitment. He explained that because …

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Police to recruit 4,500 constables

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Police Force (UPF) has announced recruitment of 4,500 Probation Police Constables ahead of the 2021 general elections. Police had previously indicated that it would be recruiting about 10,000 constables to fill the vacuum created by police constables who have deserted, retired, killed and died …

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