300 Teachers in Kabale Deleted from Payroll

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Charles Badidi ,a Teacher at Buranga Secondary School in Kamuganguzi Sub County wonders why he was deleted from the payroll in October last year despite teaching for the last thirty-four years.

300 secondary school teachers in Kabale district are crying foul following the deletion of their names from the government payroll. 

The affected teachers say they realized their names are missing from the payroll after missing their October, November and December salaries.

They are demanding an explanation from the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer why their names are missing from the payroll. 

Charles Badidi ,a Teacher at Buranga Secondary School in Kamuganguzi Sub County wonders why he was deleted from the payroll in October last year despite teaching for the last thirty-four years.

Badidi says he is tired of being told to fill salary application forms whenever he approaches the office of the CAO to push for his pay.


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Brazio Kyomukama, a teacher from Bubaya Secondary School, says the deletion of his name from the payroll has impacted negatively on his family.
 
Kyomukama says that he has now resorted to borrowing money from his friends and the village savings group to sustain his families, which is very disturbing.

Abert Matsiko Mutungwire, the Kabale District Chief Administrative Officer calls for patience, saying his office is working on the teacher's salaries.
 
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About the author

Samuel Amanya
Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.


Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.


A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.