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Nurses vow to go on strike over salary increments

By Samuel Ssebuliba.  Nurses under their umbrella body of the Uganda nurses and midwives union have vowed lay down their tools by 23rd this month if government does not engage them in negotiating for their salaries. In the next financial year’s, government is said to have included salary increment for doctors and nurses, however these …

EU gives 530 Billion to SME’s

By Ritah Kemigisa. The European Union has given a shillings 530 billion fund to Micro small and medium enterprises in the country as its commitment to fostering an inclusive green economy in Uganda. Giving a key note address at the SEED national dialogue forum in Kampala, the head of cooperation at the EU Cedric Merel …

Gov’t to blacklist individual procurement officers

By Ritah Kemigisa. The Finance minister Matia Kasaija has revealed that government is going to blacklist individual procurement officers found engaging in corruption, violating the professional ethical code and breaking procurement procedures. Speaking at a bidder’s convention, Kasaija saidpublic procurement officers who make procurement plans that fall short of the accepted standards after getting bribes …

Public servants allowances to be increased

By Ritah Kemigisa. Cabinet has approved the proposal to revise and increase allowances for public servants in the country effective next financial year. Briefing journalists at the Uganda Media center about the resolutions made by government on Monday at State house, the deputy director of the center, Col Shaban Bantariza says the resolution is meant …