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SPORTS

African Journalists back Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

By  Stephen Ouma Bwire in Nairobi. Leaders of journalists’ trade unions and associations from Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan,  who are affiliated to the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), attended the Eastern Africa Journalists Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, from 28th – 29th June […]

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REGIONAL

ICC pre- hearing of Kenyan lawyer kicks up fresh storm on Hon Ruto

By Our Correspondent in Nairobi. A fresh storm is unfolding that could soon see the political rivals of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto having the last laugh in the 2022 transition elections. Ruto, 56, now engaged in intense campaigns to become Kenya’s fifth President, could be staring at a fresh hurdle thousands of kilometres away. […]

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Uncategorized

ITUC condemns UAE over brutal deportation of African workers

By Our Reporters. The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC Africa) has condemned the acts of dehumanization meted out by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against over 700 African migrants legally working in the UAE. A statement signed by (ITUC Africa) General Secretary , Mr Kwasi Adu-Amankwah said using excessive force, […]

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LABOUR

New NSSF Board tasked to safeguard workers’ savings

By Our Reporters. The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Hon. Matia Kasaija has appointed a new Board of Directors for the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) for the next three years effective September 01, 2021. The 12th NSSF Board is headed by Dr. Peter Kimbowa, a Corporate Governance and Management expert. Dr Kimbowa, […]

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INTERNATIONAL

NUSOJ condemns Somali police over journalists’ brutality

By Our Correspondent in Mogadishu. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the most unequivocal terms, the brutality displayed by the police in Mogadishu, during the arrest of journalists Bashir Mohamud Weheliye, a producer for Goobjoog News, and assault on Guled Abdi Salad of Universal TV on  Sunday September5,  2021.  The two journalists […]

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INTERNATIONAL

Somalia condemn Sudan for violating human and trade union rights

By Our Correspondent in Mogadishu. The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU), as the largest independent trade union federation and  represents the voices and aspirations of its 149,000 members  in the country expresses shock and anger about the unlawful dissolution of the Sudan Workers Trade Union Federation (SWTUF), sector unions and other professional associations. In […]

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LOCAL

UNATU and Science Union clash over salary increments

By Clement Wangira. Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union (UPSTU) has warned that the union shall not tolerant voices that are against government policy on salary increment for science teachers. UPSTU General Secretary  Mr Mugaiga Aron Magambo told the Workers Eye that they were disappointment with trade unionists who are promoting marginalization against the implementation of […]

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LABOUR

Workers MP Dr. Byakatonda delivers 2026 promises in 100 days

By Clement Wangira. Newly elected Workers Member of Parliament Hon Dr Abdulhu Byakatonda, the “anchorman” has assured workers that he has fulfilled significant 2021 – 2026 manifesto promises within first 100 days.  The legislator who, launched a curtain raiser to his manifesto implementation immediately after being elected on January 18, 2021, has been vigorously embarking […]

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POLITICS

WANTED UGANDAN JOURNALIST FLEES AFTER LINKS WITH ADF REBELS

Our Reporter. A Ugandan Journalist is seeking asylum after threats on his life following  links to the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) fighting  to topple the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government. Sources in London say Bukedde Televison News Reporter and Anchor Mr Hussein Mukiibi Wasswa, who went to London ,United Kingdom  to cover an international […]