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VACUUM: NOTU Top Governing Council Throws Hon Werikhe As Secretary General

VACUUM: NOTU Top Governing Council Throws Hon Werikhe As Secretary General

By Our Reporter KAMPALA [SHIFTMEDIA] The ‘push and Shove’ at the National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) is back on the lime light. This time it is regarding the booting of current NOTU Secretary General…

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SKILLING: Journalists Trained To Defend The Informal Economy Worker’s Rights

SKILLING: Journalists Trained To Defend The Informal Economy Worker’s Rights

By Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] Martin Luther King Jr said: “Our Lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. On March 16 2022, some five months ago, a driver,…

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CLIMATE CHANGE: Trade Unions Chat Ways On Addressing Worrying Disasters

CLIMATE CHANGE: Trade Unions Chat Ways On Addressing Worrying Disasters

By AWORI ESTHER LUCY KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] The National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) and the International Labor Organisation are chatting ways towards addressing climate change. In a virtual hybrid workshop held in Kampala on…

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MURDER: How Dembe Trading Enterprises Limited Driver Was Clobbered To Death

MURDER: How Dembe Trading Enterprises Limited Driver Was Clobbered To Death

By SMN INVESTIGATIONS TEAM KAMPALA, Uganda[SHIFTMEDIA] Wednesday March 16 2022 seemed liked any other normal day for Mahad Mohammed, a hitherto driver at Distribution Company, Dembe Trading Enterprises Limited  located in Industrial Area in Kampala.…

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SEALED: Workers’ Body, Externalization Of Labour Firm Unite To Address Human Trafficking

SEALED: Workers’ Body, Externalization Of Labour Firm Unite To Address Human Trafficking

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] The remittances by Ugandans working abroad hit over $1.4 billion in 2017, though recent International Fund for Agricultural Development  (IFAD) report showed a slight decrease due to the COVID…

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BATTLE: NOTU Drags Speaker Jacob Oulanyah To Constitutional Court Over NSSF Amendment Bill

BATTLE: NOTU Drags Speaker Jacob Oulanyah To Constitutional Court Over NSSF Amendment Bill

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda-SHIFT-MEDIA- Though the battle seems far from over, Ugandan workers are determined to have their monies under the proposed mid-term access. Through the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendments Act 2019,…

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SAGA: Dr. Sam Lyomoki Accused Of Nominating Self As NSSF Board Member

SAGA: Dr. Sam Lyomoki Accused Of Nominating Self As NSSF Board Member

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda-SHIFTMEDIA- Controversy is surrounding the nomination of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Board member from COFTU. Speculators allege that the mad rush for the lucrative board is due to the hefty…

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NEW ROLE: Uganda’s Usher Owere Elected Horn Of Africa Confederation Of Free Trade Unions Vice President

NEW ROLE: Uganda’s Usher Owere Elected Horn Of Africa Confederation Of Free Trade Unions Vice President

By Our Reporter ENTEBBE, UGANDA-SHIFTEMDIA- A Ugandan has been elected to head the Horn of Africa Confederation of Trade Unions (HACTU) Usher Wilson Owere the Chairman General National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) was confirmed…

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UNEARTHED: How COFTU’s Chairman General Was Booted Out! NOTU’s Internal Rift Threatens Owere’s Exit

UNEARTHED: How COFTU’s Chairman General Was Booted Out! NOTU’s Internal Rift Threatens Owere’s Exit

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- Elements described as “mafia gangs’ by those close to them have infiltrated the labour unions in Uganda. The infiltration is sharply threatening to ruin the two existing  Labour unions, Confederation of…

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ORDER: “Get Where To Find The Shs70b Nurse’s Lunch Allowance”- Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda

ORDER: “Get Where To Find The Shs70b Nurse’s Lunch Allowance”- Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has instructed the Ministry of Health to get money for nurses’ lunch allowances immediately. In  heated meeting held at the Prime Minister’s office today, Rugunda described…

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