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AMID RAMPANT CORRUPTION AND MISSING R210MILLION:University Lecturers to receive part payment of June salaries as financial challenges worsen,union confirms.

Wednesday, 19th June, 2024

KWALUSENI:Lecturers and other workers of the financially struggling University of Eswatini(UNESWA) has been informed that, they will receive a part payment of their June 2024 salaries.

This is contained in a memo from the Registrar’s Office dated 19th June 2024,the memo was forwarded to the Secretariat of the National Workers Union of Swaziland Higher Institutions(NAWUSHI) on Wednesday.

“We regret to advice that the University will not be able to pay salaries in full on payday(today-19th June 2024) due to insufficient funds.The money available could only cover 93% of each staff member’s salary”, reads the memo in part signed by UNESWA Acting Registrar Richard Masuku.

Efforts to reach the UNESWA Acting Registrar proved unsuccessful at the time of compiling this report.

Reached for comments on Wednesday evening, Stanley Simelane, the NAWUSHI Secretary General confirmed receiving the memo on Wednesday.

“Good evening.Yes it’s true, we received this memo today from Registrar's Office”, said the NAWUSHI Secretary General when confirming the authenticity of the memo.

The financial struggles within the institution of higher learning intensify amid rampant corruption and/or looting within the public administration.

Prime Minister Russell Mmiso Dlamini allegedly failed to account for R210million as per the reports of the Auditor General(AG) while King Mswati recently transported his children,brothers,sisters and loyalists to South Korea and Singapore, the delegation shared over R65million as traveling allowances.


AMID RAMPANT CORRUPTION AND MISSING R210MILLION:University Lecturers to receive part payment of June salaries as financial challenges worsen,union confirms.
The memo released on Wednesday by the UNESWA Registrar.