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Civil Servants Pay Rise Pushes Wage Bill to Ugx 4.6 Trillion
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The Ministry of Defence will receive 71 billion Shillings for salary enhancements, 50 billion Shillings will go to the Uganda Police Force and 10 billion Shillings will go towards the enhancement of salaries in Uganda Prisons Service. The other beneficiaries of the increments are Mulago Hospital with an allocation of 10 billion Shillings and the 13 Regional Referral Hospitals which will collectively receive 25 billion Shillings for the same.

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  • EC Disowns Pre-ticked Ballot Papers in Jinja East Polls
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    The Electoral Commission has disowned the pre-ticked ballot papers found hidden in the ongoing Jinja East parliamentary by-election. And now Jotham Talemwa, the EC spokesperson, says in a statement the ballot papers do not belong to the electoral body. We have verified the serial numbers of these ballot papers and found out that they are not EC ballot papers. Security has been requested to follow up on this and arrest the culprits. The good news is that each candidate was supplied with a file containing serial numbers of the ballots in this by election, he says.

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  • I Remain a Loyal Soldier, Cadre - General Kayihura
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    At a ceremony at the Uganda Police Force headquarters in Naguru, Kampala, the curtain came down on Kayihuras over 12 years as the head of Ugandas law enforcement agency. He said he will remain a loyal soldier of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF and a cadre in the struggle to liberate Uganda.

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