Within the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ministry of Public Companies is compiling a reference file for the general public administration. A single file for all brokers coated by the final regime. This isn’t any small feat in a rustic the place customerism all too usually takes priority over skilled recruitment.
President Felix Tshisekedi has determined to commit a Deputy Prime Minister’s Workplace to this prickly topic, whereas reforms have been initiated for greater than thirty years, controls carried out in an try and rationalize sources. The certification course of for this database started in December 2019. And at the tip of April 2021, the administration of the digital database housed on the Ministry of Public Companies couldn’t certify and ensure the standing, just one in 5 officers.
As of April 28, of greater than 825,000 names added to the database, verification work may solely be carried out on roughly 124,000 brokers, all in Kinshasa. An in depth evaluation was carried out at the tip of March and revealed that regardless of the preliminary cross – checking operations, greater than 40% of the circumstances remained controversial.
Amongst them, there are totally different situations: brokers who are usually not acknowledged by any administration however who would largely be paid by the payroll division on the Ministry of Funds. Some ministries have additionally transferred their record straight to this unit with out going by the Ministry of Civil Administration, which must have been the only real payer of the wage.
There may be additionally the Ministry of Public Service, which has issued a few hundred ordinances for the regulation of civil servants in the course of the election interval. About 800,000 names are stated to be on these ordinances. One tenth of those standardization circumstances have been accompanied by applicable documentation and these brokers are acknowledged by their dwelling administrations.
However many by no means confirmed as much as take their posts and needs to be faraway from the record. All these irregularities increase the query of the existence of consumer record networks within the ministries of public providers and the finances.
The brand new system that’s in place makes it doable to seize all duplicates, all cumulators. (…) Many administrations have already realized that they can’t afford to inject unknown names, because the declarative lists have been drawn up by linking. So it is each supervisor at each degree who explains the brokers who report straight to him.
Jean-Baptiste Ndefu, Head of Administration of the State Digital Database for Human Assets