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Government agrees to raise civil servants pay
The first phase of civil servants will be paid starting in the next financial year and these include teachers, health workers and low ranking officers in the armed forces.

The government has today officially announced that it will increase the payment of its Civil Servants in two phases.

 The Minister of Public Service, Muruli Mukasa made the official announcement of the salary increments at the Uganda Media Centre.

The minister was in the company of other cabinet ministers, including Security Minister Henry Tumukunde, Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze and State Minister for Finance David Bahati.


Muruli Mukasa also revealed the government sectors that have been targeted for salary increments in the next financial year

The Categories of workers in these sectors whose salaries will be increased are;

Primary School teachers, Secondary Science Teachers, Local Government Leaders, Soldiers in the UPDF from the rank of Private to Sergeant, Policemen from the rank of Constable to Sergeant, Prisons officers from the rank of Warder to Sergeant, Security officers at the junior intelligence level, All health workers and All Scientists


The minister said government will announce how much each of the public servants will be earning before the end of the year

According to the minister, the government has spent the last two years working on a strategy on how all Public Servants will be paid.

These proposed salary increments come at a time when different public workers including doctors, prosecutors and judicial officers have gone on strike in the last few months to demand better pay.