Are Public Servants’ Strikes Justified?

[Monitor] Public servants are very important because they serve the Ugandan public. Unfortunately, in the last few years, a number of public servants have been on strike. In the education sector, it was teachers and lecturers. In the judicial sector, p…

[Monitor] Public servants are very important because they serve the Ugandan public. Unfortunately, in the last few years, a number of public servants have been on strike. In the education sector, it was teachers and lecturers. In the judicial sector, prosecutors have been on strike. Now doctors have gone on strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Education Officials Face Prosecution Over Shs96 Million

[Monitor] Jinja -Thirteen senior government officials, mainly from the Ministry of Education, face prosecution after a 60-day notice to refund more than Shs96 million expired on November 4.

[Monitor] Jinja -Thirteen senior government officials, mainly from the Ministry of Education, face prosecution after a 60-day notice to refund more than Shs96 million expired on November 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Sets Up Committee to Engage Striking Doctors

[Monitor] A multi sectorial sub-committee of Cabinet has been set up to attend to the demands of striking doctors and arrive at an amicable and sustainable settlement that would see them call off their industrial action that has paralysed the health se…

[Monitor] A multi sectorial sub-committee of Cabinet has been set up to attend to the demands of striking doctors and arrive at an amicable and sustainable settlement that would see them call off their industrial action that has paralysed the health sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Blocks LC Elections

[Monitor] The Monday court order followed an application by concerned citizen, Mr James Tweheyo challenging the elections in the absence of Advanced Secondary School students who are currently sitting their examinations until December 8.

[Monitor] The Monday court order followed an application by concerned citizen, Mr James Tweheyo challenging the elections in the absence of Advanced Secondary School students who are currently sitting their examinations until December 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Public Servants Should Wait, We Are Busy Growing the Economy

[Monitor] Increasingly, the number of strikes and threats of strikes by public servants because of low pay and poor working conditions is becoming the order of the day. Lately, State Prosecutors and medical doctors have taken the course of industrial a…

[Monitor] Increasingly, the number of strikes and threats of strikes by public servants because of low pay and poor working conditions is becoming the order of the day. Lately, State Prosecutors and medical doctors have taken the course of industrial action. This, after university lecturers and non-academic staff in some institutions of higher learning dragged their feet back to work after cowing due to threats of the sack if they remained adamant.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda