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16:34
16:34

Teachers Protest Release of Suspects Accused of stealing Their sh10.8 bn Teachers' Funds 3 2

Three top officials of Microfinance Support Centre and one teacher are accused of stealing 10.8 billion shillings that was meant for helping private school teachers who have not been earning anything since the lock down, through their Savings and Credit Societies.
13:46
13:46

Two UNATU Officials Injured in Kabale Accident 1 1

According to David Muteebwa, a resident who witnessed the accident, the two, accompanied by one child, were travelling in a Toyota RAV 4 registration number UAU-613B, when the accident occurred.
16:56
16:56

UNATU Leadership Split Over Secretary General contract

Tweheyo told URN on Thursday morning on phone from Kampala that he was in his office at the union secretariat and slammed the resolution that threw him out.
15:38
15:38

UPE School Teacher On Managing A Class of 130 Pupils salary increment 2 4 Top story

When Mrs Jill Kentaro, a grade three teacher, stepped forward to face her first class in 1986, she had 40 eager pupils to instruct. 28 years later, Kentaro struggles to teach a class of 130 pupils in Kampala Capital City Council Authority Kamwokya Primary School.
08:09
08:09

Teachers Declare National Day of Mourning Over Pay Dispute unatu 3 Top story

Margaret Rwabushaija, the National Chaiperson of UNATU says they had to take a stand as a steering committee because they found no reason for celebrating the day.
17:41
17:41

Alupo: UNATU, Education Ministry To Meet Over Teachers' Strike meeting 2

Education Minister Jessica Alupo has told Parliament that Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) has formally sought a meeting with her ministry over the ongoing teachers’ strike.
17:57
17:57

UNATU: Industrial Action to Continue strike

Tweheyo says the industrial action is still on and urges teachers to stay home. According to the statement, UNATU leaders at regional and branch level will convene on Monday for an urgent meeting to discuss the progress and plan of the strike.
17:35
17:35

Head Teachers Cast Lone Figures As Strike Begins To Bite unatu 1 Top story

Several schools in down town Kampala today opened with only head teachers and their deputies in attendance. Many parents also opted to keep their children at home strike by the teachers began to bite. Amidst intimidations and threats of sacking, many teachers remained at home a few of those who turned up remained cagey on for how long they will maintain the industrial action.
21:08
21:08

MPs Want UNATU Off Teachers' SACCO Money parliament 3

Members of Parliament have supported the Education Committee recommendation to keep Uganda National Teacher’s Union (UNATU) out of the teachers’ five billion shillings SACCO fund.
10:23
10:23

Disagreements Stall Disbursement of Teacher's Revolving Fund unatu 1

This was rejected by UNATU, which requested the ministry to draft a Memorandum of Understanding specifying guidelines on how the funds would be accessed in vain. As a result, UNATU went ahead and drafted memorandum which they presented to the ministry.
17:45
17:45

UNATU Not Organised To Manage UGX 5B SACCO - MPs 1

The parliamentary committee on education and sports has said it will not approve the appropriation of the 5 billion shillings earmarked for Uganda National Teachers Union (Unatu) SACCO citing disorganization within the association. The 5 billion shillings was allocated to the teachers SACCO in the 2013/2014 budget.
16:07
16:07

UNATU Yet to Decide on How to Use President's UGX 5B SACCO Offer teachers money 1 1

President Museveni, in this financial year, allocated 5 billion shillings to teachers inform of SACCO money to help them carry out personal development. Stephen Legesi, the National Treasurer UNATU, told the Education committee that currently the Union is carrying out consultations with Bushenyi Teachers SACCO and that of Masaka.
12:06
12:06

NOTU to Gov\'t: 90 Days and Teachers Go On Strike for Rise unatu 4 1

Worn out by several failed negotiations, teachers have given government 90 days within which to honour their promise to increase their salaries by 20 percent.
10:19
10:19

UNATU Threatens to Block Budget Over Salary Rise Promises unatu case 2

The increment was to be implemented in installments as follows; in Financial Year 2012-2013 the first installment of 15% was to be made and this was provided in the previous financial year, in Financial Year 2013-2014 government was supposed to provide the 20% installment and the next financial year too government is expected to provide 15% as value increment.
19:24
19:24

Teachers to Receive Full Salaries by Easter unatu

The Ministry of Public Service has set a deadline for clearing the payment of salaries for teachers that missed or were underpaid during the month of February.
08:18
08:18

Government Proposes Pay-rise for Teachers unatu

Teachers will starting next financial year receive salary increment of about 15% if government’s proposal is approved by parliament. Government is proposing to set aside 313.6 billion shillings for the teachers who have over the last year gone on strike several times over their pay. The proposal will see budgetary allocation in education sector increases from 1.4 trillion shillings to 1.6 trillion.
11:31
11:31

Controversy Mars UNATU Elections In Kiboga unatu teachers

The election of the Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) Kiboga branch executive on Tuesday turned chaotic after some candidates on three positions were eliminated by a new controversial guideline.
17:00
17:00

Mbarara Secondary School Students Sent Home Over Strike school strikes

Police in Mbarara fired teargas to disperse students of Mbarara Secondary School, who staged a violent demonstration following the nationwide teachers’ strike.
18:36
18:36

UNATU Leaders Endorse Teachers' Strike Ahead Of Museveni's Meeting uganda strikes

Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) leaders have agreed to start a sit-down strike countrywide ahead of a planned meeting with President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday.
14:39
14:39

Jinja Teachers On Duty, Wait For UNATU Directive teachers strike

Schools in Jinja municipal council are operating normally as teachers all over the country prepare for a sit down strike over poor pay.
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