Civil service

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2014
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by Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba Transform Nigeria Citizen Initiative (TNCI) has called on President Jonathan to open investigation on what it calls the missing oil money. It says that it does not matter that Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi could not make up his mind on whether the missing amount is $49.8, $10.9 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 10th, 2013
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by Nasir El Rufai Long before the publication of The Accidental Public Servant, I had decided to resist joining issues with whatever commentators wrote in response to the book by way of either attacking the author or its contents. It is a narrative of my experiences and views, and  I would simply inv...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Apr 9th, 2013
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press release In today’s global and competitive world, a country’s success is determined by many things. Key amongst these is a patriotic, effective and efficient cadre of public servants that translates government policies and programmes into tangible benefits. On 14 February I delivered...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Dr. Goke Adegoroye, a retired federal permanent secretary and pioneer Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms, published a long article in The Guardian newspaper on January 10 this year. Among other things in that article, he wrote: “perhaps no other issue in the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 19th, 2013
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BLANTYRE, (AP) Public workers in Malawi, on strike demanding a 67 percent pay hike, have threatened to close the country’s airports. The government says it doesn’t have the money to meet the demands. “If government does not respond positively to our demands, civil aviation workers w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 14th, 2013
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Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) Five years in the making and two years later than the scheduled launch time, a survey conducted to gauge the level of corruption in Ethiopia was released last week, by the World Bank. Nonetheless, it falls short of settling a rather lingering debate on whether corruption i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 9th, 2012
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Oyo State civil servants have been urged to use dialogue instead of confrontation to persuade the government for enhanced pay. They were hailed for suspending the strike by the state’s Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the disagreement with the government on the minimum wage offer. The Medical Offic...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor It is pathetic that despite all the good work that Rawlings has done for the country, he is the very person staining his own image many years after leaving office. By constantly erring on the part of the wrong cause, he has fast become a bugbear. He has been told […]...
By benim
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Nov 15th, 2011
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Mbabane – Cash-strapped Swaziland has pulled together enough loans from local banks and private businesses to pay government workers on time this month, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. The announcement came after emergency meetings to raise the $43m reportedly needed to pay civil servants. Gove...
By benim
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Aug 31st, 2011
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Echoes of the controversy surrounding the Minister of Health’s letter terminating the appointment of Dr. Frimpong-Boateng as Head of the National Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital are still ringing loud in our ears. Certainly, the Minister’s action has touched raw nerves, and th...