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LABOUR

Hon Lyomoki to resettle sacked NOTU Chairman General

By Daniel Bakalangudde. Former Workers Member of Parliament who is also Central Organisation of Free Trade Unions (COFTU) Secretary General Hon. Dr Sam Lyomoki is to help sacked National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) Chairman General Mr. Usher Wilson Owere settle in life.He said it is unfortunate that Mr Owere who worked tirelessly in. defending […]

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LABOUR

GLSD Ministry endorsed NOTU General Council

By Erick Matovu. The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (GLSD) endorsed the National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) Gender Council of November 15, 2022 which voted out embattled federation Chairman General Mr. Usher Wilson Owere.In a letter addressed to NOTU Secretary General Hon Peter Werikhe Christopher dated November 10, 2022 and copied to […]

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LABOUR

Hon werikhe empowers NOTU youth camp

By Daniel Bakalangudde. Young workers under the National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) have agreed among other things to plant 15, 000 trees in the country as a way of conserving the environment.The resolution was made at the end of a five-day NOTU young workers’ camp at Katete beach in Mbarara City.NOTU Secretary for youth […]

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LABOUR

Hon Werikhe lambasts Usher Owere over NOTU lies

By Erick Matovu. Outgoing National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) Secretary General Hon Peter Werikhe Christopher has lambasted sacked federation Chairman General Mr Usher Wilson Owere for peddling lies in the media.He said Mr Owere has been telling the world in the media that I earn two salaries from NOTU and Ugandan Parliament which is […]

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LABOUR

NOTU wrangles as new board leaders are elected

By Our Reporter. Wrangles within the National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) took a dramatic twist on November 15, 2022 when the “hunter” became the “hunted” as 27 affiliates voted unanimously to suspend embattled federation Chairman General Mr. Usher Wilson Owere.The “Vote of No Confidence “ in the Chairman General was ironically a twist from […]

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AVIATION

Uganda Airlines CEO wins Africa Tourism Award

By Our Reporter. Uganda Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Jennifer Bamuturaki is among leading African women who have scooped the top 100 Travel and Tourism Personalities in Africa award.The awards that are aimed at recognizing outstanding women, who have played significant role in promoting the travel and tourism sector, were presented October 31, 2022 […]

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AVIATION

Uganda Airlines flights to Nigeria

By Daniel Bakalangudde. Jennifer Bamuturaki, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uganda Airlines, has said that the national carrier will begin direct flights to Nigeria in December 2022.While speaking at the 18th AKWAABA Africa Travel and Tourism Market in Lagos, Nigeria, Bamuturaki said that Uganda Airlines will make Nigeria its first operation in West Africa before […]

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LABOUR

NSSF stable after mid – term access payout

By Our Reporter. The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) income declined from Shs1.84 trillion in the 2020/21 financial year to Shs1.77 trillion. officials said.. The difficult economic environment and policy changes affected National Social Security Fund (NSSF) income for the period ended 2021/22. During the year, according to results presented in Kampala this month NSSF’s […]

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LABOUR

Kenya Govt wants ban on domestic workers to Saudi Arabia

By James Wafula in Nairobi. The Kenya Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recommended a temporary ban of recruitment and export of domestic workers to Saudi Arabia until adequate protection measures are put in place. Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau told Members of Parliament that it had written to the Labour Ministry to impose a […]

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NEWS

Computer misuse law challenged in East African court

By Our Reporter. The infamous Computer Misuse Amended Act, 2022 has been challenged before the East African Court of Justice, few days after President Kaguta Yoweri  Museveni assented to it into law. The democracy and human rights watchdog, the Legal Brains Trust, filed a petition before the East African Court of Justice in the First […]