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Gov’t to export 80,000 workers to UAE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is in need of 80,000 Ugandans to work in United Arabs Emirates in the next 12 months. On 26th June 2019 Government through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social development signed a bilateral Agreement with the United Arabs Emirates (UAE) in …

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The coming Community Health Workers

Experts query their cost and compare them to current VHTs Kampala, Uganda |  FLAVIA NASSAKA | Flue, cough, headache, or diarrhea; these simple ailments can be quite uncomfortable. But are they worth going to a health facility to get treated, especially if it is far away, crowded, and the doctor might …

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Chinese companies monitor workers brains

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It sounds like something out of a science fiction, but according to recent news reports, Chinese companies are using special helmets to monitor workers’ brain activity in order to reduce stress and manipulate break times so that they can produce more. Employee brainwave uses sensors …

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Influx of commercial sex workers worries Bunyoro Bishop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The influx of commercial sex workers in the Albertine graben has drawn the attention of Rt. Rev, Samuel Kahuma, the Bishop of Bunyoro Kitara diocese. Bishop Kahuma has in a statement denounced the many commercial sex workers he says have invaded the oil rich Hoima …

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Uganda workers union blasts govt over dress code

Ugandan workers body blasts government over strict dress code rules Kampala, Uganda| Godfrey Ssali |  The National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) has criticized the move by the Ministry of Public Service to issue a strict dress code for non-uniformed officers in the Public Service. According to the Chairman General …

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NSSF widens pension coverage with new saving plan

NSSF widens pension coverage with new saving plan  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  The National Social Security Fund has unveiled a voluntary membership plan that will provide employers and workers that are not compelled by the mandatory provisions of the NSSF Act the opportunity to voluntarily save for their retirement Interested …

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VIDEO: Kyambogo University hires temporary staff

NBS: In order to cope with the odds, Kyambogo University management has recruited temporary non teaching staff to salvage the situation at university following the non teaching staff refusal to get back to work. The non teaching staff refused to report back after they failed to agree with government on …

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