All posts by Glen Munro

  • Gambia to introduce ‘score cards’ for civil servants

    Gambia’s new Secretary General and Civil Service chief Habib Saihou Drammeh has hinted at introducing different score cards to assess the performance and output of civil servants. Drammeh made the

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • Burundi officials told to pay for elections

    Burundi’s civil servants have been told to contribute a proportion of their salaries to a fund established to pay for the country’s 2020 general elections, after international donors halted aid

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • Northern Ireland sickness rates found to be double UK average

    New figures on absenteeism in the Northern Ireland Civil Service reveal that the province’s officials take twice as many days off sick as the UK-wide average – and the rate

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • Saudi retreat from austerity may hit economic diversification

    Saudi Arabia’s decision to reverse cuts to civil service pay and benefits reflect a wobble in the Kingdom’s determination to diversify its economy away from dependence on oil, a UK

    • Posted May 11, 2017
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  • Nigerian government signs skills deal

    The Nigerian Civil Service has formed a private-public partnership (PPP) with the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), a private sector-led, Nigerian-Ghanaian initiative dedicated to improving the quality of public sector

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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