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Non-teaching staff issue warning over use of salary harmonization fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Non-teaching staff in the twelve public universities have issued a stern warning to university leadership against any attempt to divert government-allocated funds meant for salary harmonization. The warning comes from the Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Executives’ Forum (PUNTSEF), which has expressed concerns over reports …

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Local Govt workers say online payment system faulty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cold chain technicians and statisticians have said the Human Capital Management System (HCMS) being rolled out by the Ministry of Public Service to automate the human resource function, is faulty. While this system, which is among others supposed to allocate workers’ pay is yet …

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Corruption, salary delays dominate public service sector review

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The annual review of the public service sector was dominated by issues of salary enhancements, delayed payments, and corruption mainly in the recruitment processes. The sector reviews are aimed at presenting to the public the level of successes or failures by each, as far as …

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Museveni announces tax waiver on prosecutors’ salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has offered a tax waiver on salaries of State prosecutors following their repeated demands to have them exempted from paying taxes. The President announced this on Friday evening while attending the 6th Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture in Munyonyo which was …

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Koboko secondary school teachers protest missing salaries

Koboko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of secondary school teachers in Koboko is up in arms against the district authorities for non payment of their salaries for varying months. The affected teachers told Uganda Radio Network that some of them have gone without pay for more than three months, …

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Finance ministry to investigate delayed salary payments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance (General Duties), Henry Musasizi has said investigations into non-payment of December salaries for civil servants will be carried out. He said that while the ministry released the wage component for the last quarter, they continue to get factual complaints …

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Teachers in Gulu query inconsistent salary payments

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of secondary school teachers in Gulu district have raised concerns over the inconsistent payment of their salaries this financial year 2022/23. The teachers say since August last year, they have been missing their salaries without getting clear information despite being on the government …

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‘Restructure Public Service to streamline salaries’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government is urged to carry out extensive restructuring and pay reforms in the Ministry of Public Service in a bid to streamline salaries of public servants. This arose against the backdrop of the debate of the report of the Committee on Public Service and Local Government …

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‘Parliament has not increased MPs’ salaries’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Anita Among has refuted media reports that legislators plan to increase their salaries. The Monitor newspaper recently reported that President Museveni rejected a proposal by Members of Parliament to have their pay and pension contribution increased. The article alleged that in a 13 October …

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Teachers in Mukono protest underpayment

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 200 secondary school science teachers in Mukono district are protesting the underpayment of their July salaries. According to the teachers, the money they recieved is below the newly approved salary structure following the enhancement of their pay. They claim that while uploading the payroll …

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