The Government policy permits deductions from the payroll including statutory deductions not to exceed 50% of gross basic pay.
It has however, been observed that some staffs:-
i) Contract multiple salary loans from various banks leading to deductions exceeding 50% and the names are automatically dropped-off the payroll.
ii) In addition to contracting salary loans from banks, some staffs contract more salary loan from Micro finance Financial Institutions, which grossly affect their net take home emolument and welfare.
Maroons football club were crowned champions of the Fufa Big League, the second tier of the national soccer league in the country after a 2 - 1 victory against Masavu fc in the final at the Phillip Omondi stadium on sunday 7th May, 2017. CONGRATULATIONS MAROONS OYE.
The Makerere University Business School, MUBS donated computers and a projector to the Inmates University Study centre at Upper Prison Luzira.
The donations were delivered by the MUBS Principal, Professor Waswa Balunywa yesterday the 4th May, 2017. The MUBS programs/ courses with the Prisons Service have been running since 2009, with unrelenting support and continued partnerships in the holistic rehabilitation of offenders.
The Prisons SACCO held its annual general meeting on Friday 28th April, 2017 at the Prisons Academy and Training School Luzira.
This year’s SACCO general meeting involved elections of new chairperson and board members for a two year term of office. The SACCO under the stewardship of Commissioner of Prisons Kisitu Andrew saw a tremendous increase in value at 4.4.billion Uganda shillings with 8759 membership capacity compared to 3.2 billion shillings with membership of 7,140 in 2015 and 3.1 billion shillings with membership of 5875 in 2013.
The Uganda Prisons NETBALL team beat rivals National Insurance Cooperation (NIC) 46 - 45 at the East and Central African Championship in a closely contested final in Nyayo National Stadium Nairobi, Kenya. Prisons, the defending champions made sure to stamp Uganda’s dominance in this tournament by retaining the title in a tight contest. NIC have have been beaten finalists in the last two editions of the championships.
P.O. Box 7182
27th April 2017
SERVICE ORDERS PART II
I. APPOINTMENTS, TRANSFERS AND LEAVE OF OFFICERS
1. Mr. Ericson Notti Nabimanya, SSP, Prisons Industries, on leave, has retired from Service at own request with immediate effect.
2. Mr. Joseph Semate Karubanga, SSP, Deputy Officer in Charge, U.G Prison Upper, is transferred to Kampala Extra Region as Staff Officer.
Stephen Kiprotich finished in second position at the just concluded German Hamburg Marathon that took place yesterday Sunday 23rd April 2017.
Kiprotich was in the leading group for the first 15kms and then resurfaced to emerge 2nd after the 32nd KM. He exchanged lead with Kenya’s Tesgaye after the 35km mark but got tired and fell off and was left to fight for position 2 after the 41st kilometer mark.
This is his best time ever recorded in his race carrier as he looks to improve in next World Championships in August.
Hambug Marathon Results
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
H.E President Yoweri Museveni on 7th April, 2017 commissioned 73 Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Prisons, 128 Cadet Principal Officers and 122 officers on staff and command course at the Prisons Academy and Training School in Luzira.
President called upon the judiciary to expedite trials and sentencing of prisoners so as to reduce on costs on transportation of inmates to and from courts of law.