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Committee to probe government unfulfilled pledges amid public servants strikes

Committee to probe government unfulfilled pledges amid public servants strikes

The parliamentary government assurances committee has written to the speaker seeking a go-ahead to probe more about the government unfulfilled pledges forcing civil servants taking industrial action. The vice chairperson of the government assurances committee who is also the MP for Kawempe North, Latif  Ssebaggala Sengendo said that they  need the speaker to allow them to […]

Finance Ministry not ready to release 16 billion to Makerere staff

The deputy secretary to treasury mukahanizi Keith says he can’t release 16 billion shillings to the striking Makerere university lectures as ordered by the president. In one of the letter to the lecturers, president Museveni has ordered the treasury to pay the lecturers 16 billion shillings provided the university withdraws a suit against the National […]

Makerere University closed indefinitely

Makerere University has been closed until further notice, following the laying down of tools by the lecturers. The chairperson of the university council Charles Wana Etyem announced the closure. The university is said to be transporting students to the city centre, from where they return to their respective homes. The lecturers refused to return to work demanding […]

Makerere University academic staff Association to strike over NIC pension arrears

The Makerere university academic staffs’ Association has threatened to stage a sit down strike at the beginning of the next academic year unless their pension funds are remitted. The revelation follows a release of another Auditors generals report showing that NIC (the National Insurance Corporation) owes MUASA 26.9 billion shillings on their deposit administration scheme. […]

Makerere University lecturers threaten to strike again

Makerere University Academic Staff have again threatened to go on a sit down strike if the administration does not address their current financial woes in 2 weeks time. During a staff meeting held last evening, the lecturers unanimously agreed on the position. Among the resolutions from the meeting is an immediate payment of their pension […]

Makerere University assured on NIC insurance payment

Makerere University lecturers have been assured that the National Insurance Corporation will pay all monies due in their dispute following the conclusion of an audit being conducted by the Auditor General. The assurance was given by the commissioner for insurance in the ministry of finance, Evelyn Nkalubo after NIC announced it has paid more 5 […]

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