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Three Senior Luweero Officials, Headmaster Charged Over Ghost Teachers Luweero District 1 Top story

According to the charge sheet prepared by Brenda Kimbugwe, Manager Prosecution in the Inspectorate of Government endorsed by Jane Frances Abodo, the Director Public Prosecution – DPP, the suspects caused the government a financial loss of more than Shillings 27.4 million between May 2015 and April 2016.
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Gov’t Loses 7 bn Annually on Teachers with Forged Appointment Letters - ESC recruitment 1 3

The Education Service Commission (ESC) has said that it is planning a countrywide validation exercise to get read of teachers with forged appointment letters.
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10:54

Two Education Officials Arrested over Ghost Teachers rdc henry baguma

They were arrested last evening following investigations into reports that the number of teachers students in the schools did not match what is reflected on the official record. The investigations were led by Sembabule Resident District Commissioner Henry Baguma.
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Sembabule Probes 200 Teachers over Forged Papers ghost teachers 4

Sulaiti Sebbowa, the District Service Commission Chairperson said the dismissed teachers, failed to defend their papers before a probe committee while a number of others confessed to using dubious means to access the district payroll.
10:42
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Kabarole District Overwhelmed By Claims as Teachers Default on Loans richard rwabuhinga 2

Richard Rwabuhinga, the Kabarole district LC5 chairperson says some of the teachers who abandoned duty stations have irregularly been maintained on the payroll. However, the institutions are now demanding that the district assumes the responsibility of clearing the debts as a guarantor.
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Districts Deliberately Refusing To Issue Teachers Pay Slips - UNATU ghost teachers 1

UNATU says at the height of their sit-down strike and negotiations in 2012, they demanded that each teacher be given his/her pay-slip. Schools were also expected to be provided with teachers’ payrolls. James Tweheyo, the UNATU Secretary General, says this would help in rooting out ghost teachers and those whose salaries were illegally deducted.
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How Ghost Teacher Earned UGX 1.5M ghost teachers 3

One of the ghost names earning more money than any other teacher on government payroll is Kapisa Agnes Norah, who is registered as a grade three teacher at Akoboi Primary School in Katakwi district. According to a pay-slip issued to Kapisa on 28th November 2012, she was earning a net salary of over 1.5 million shillings. This is six times more than what her other colleagues with the same grade earn.
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ESC Validation Exercise Unearths More Fraud in Teacher Recruitment ghosts 3

So far the exercise that has covered Northeastern, Eastern and parts of Central Uganda shows that over 400 teachers in government aided secondary schools accessed government payroll illegally. In the northeastern, 302 cases of fraudulent access to payroll has been registered while parts of central where the validation exercise has taken place, 165 cases have been reported.
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UNATU: Teacher Absenteeism Due to Lack of Supervisory Structure teachers welfare 1 2

Ssengendo David, the Chairman Uganda Primary School Head Teachers’ Association (UPSHA), said that schools are receiving minimum supervision from even head teachers who tend to leave schools in the hands of teachers who are also supposed to be supervised by the head teacher.
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MP Amuriat: 4% Salary Increment for Teachers an Insult ghost teachers 1 2

Following the NRM’s Caucus resolution on Monday this week to increase teacher’s salaries by 4% instead of the promised 20% increment by government in this Financial Year, MP Amuriat Oboi Patrick has described the suggestion as an insult.
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89 Ghost Teachers Discovered on Namutumba District Payroll school inspectors

Namutumba district education sectoral committee has unearthed 89 ghost teachers on the payroll and a substantial number who lack proper academic qualifications.
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Headmaster Interdicted for Creating Ghost Teacher ghost teachers

A primary school head teacher in Kiboga district, who allegedly caused government a loss of over 16.8 million shillings through creation of a ghost teacher, has been interdicted.
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UNATU: 30,000 Teachers Deleted From Govt Payroll ghost teachers 2

The Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) has complained that over 30,000 teachers have been deleted from the payroll under the ongoing clean up of the government payroll to eliminate ghosts.
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43 Ghost Schools Smoked out of 26 Districts ghost teachers

The Ministry of Finance has discovered up to 43 ghost schools in several districts following an impromptu head-count ordered by Minister Maria Kiwanuka, in August this year.
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