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Katikkiro Mayiga cautions gov’t on teachers’ strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro Peter Mayiga has appealed to government to give equitable pay to both Arts and Science teachers in order to solve the current strike in schools. While addressing the Buganda Lukiiko on Monday, Mayiga said that Arts teachers are equally important to the nation …

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Teachers’ pay must correspond, MPs insist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have called on government to treat teachers equally following the increment in the salaries for science teachers in public schools. The increment which commences in the new Financial Year 2022/2023 locks out arts teachers, a development that has caused acrimony among different stakeholders with the …

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Lira city teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several teachers in government aided schools in Lira city have laid down their tools over unpaid salaries. Over 1,200 teachers from Lira city have gone for months without pay. Some of the teachers last received their salary in January while others in February 2022. Efforts to …

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DRC strike takes toll on Uganda’s business at Mpondwe border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The business has come to a standstill at Mpondwe—Lhubiriha, the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Kasese, following a sit-down strike by the traders at Kasindi. A long queue of heavy vehicles destined to the Democratic Republic of Congo stretches …

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 Why Uganda cranes players staged sit-down strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cranes are the second team together with Zimbabwe to go on a sit-down strike and miss training over alleged unpaid allowances at the on-going 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Nigerian team players also boycotted one of the …

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