The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has suspended licenses of 15 labour export firms for allegedly being involving in human trafficking, accumulated refund claims, forgery of renewal documents among other accusations.
According to the Ministry, the affected companies have been stopped from operating with immediate effect.
In June this year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs released a report showing a total of 214 cases of trafficking in persons registered from January to December 2020 compared to the 252 cases in 2019, which indicated a decrease of 15.1 percent.
As of June, 14, a total of 216 recruitment agencies were licensed by the Internal Affairs Ministry.
Below is a full list of recruitment companies with their licences revoked.
1.Middle East Consultants- Accumulated Refund claims
2.Al Saud Agency Ltd- Forgery of renewal documents
3.The Eagles Supervision Ltd- Accumulated Refund claims
4.Forbes Enterprises Ltd- Human Trafficking
5.Fly International Jobs (Ug) Ltd- Forgery of renewal documents
6.Top Notch Recruitment Services Ltd- Forgery of renewal documents
7.Al Sultaan Recruitment Company Ltd- Forged PCR Certificates
8.Golden Star Recruitment Agencies Ltd- Forged Job order
9.Hala Uganda Rec Ltd- Forged Training report
10.Perla Recruitment Agency Ltd- Presented a forged clearance at Airport
11.Pearl of Makka International Ltd- Forged Training report
12.Nile Treasure Gate Company- Forged Training report
13.Al Madinah Agency Limited- Forged Training report
14.Cornell Recruitment Center Uganda Limited- Forged Training report
15. Tempcro International Ltd- Forged Training report