AFRICA

[Egypt] Meeza cards replace payroll cards for 4.3m state employees [Egypt] Meeza cards replace payroll cards for 4.3m state employees

Meeza is Egypt’s national payment system and part of the government’s strategy geared towards digital transformation and financial inclusion.
11 Jan 2022

[Nigeria] Multiple entries of more than 1,000 names on government payroll [Nigeria] Multiple entries of more than 1,000 names on government payroll

Other agencies found with significant instances of name repetition reportedly included the Nigeria Police Force.
05 Jan 2022

[Egypt] From January minimum wage will apply to private sector for first time [Egypt] From January minimum wage will apply to private sector for first time

Businesses that were struggling from the economic pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic were granted some flexibility to recover.
23 Dec 2021

[Uganda] Public servants altering ages to remain on state payroll [Uganda] Public servants altering ages to remain on state payroll

The MoPS has announced close to 1,000 senior public servants applying to change the age they reported during the recruitment...
16 Dec 2021

[South Africa] SARS will change systems to prevent large tax return debt [South Africa] SARS will change systems to prevent large tax return debt

SARS said the move would benefit taxpayers where one of the sources was income from a retirement fund.
10 Dec 2021

[Nigeria] Borno payroll padded with names of babies [Nigeria] Borno payroll padded with names of babies

On November 27, Governor Babagana Zulum announced that the payroll of Shani Local Government Area contained some baby names.
29 Nov 2021