Uganda, April 17 -- Former employees of the defunct Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) have sued the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) seeking terminal benefits.

URSB is the official liquidator of UEB, which is still in liquidation according to court documents.

A total of 1,117 former workers of UEB are seeking recovery of their reparation allowance, damages and legal costs incurred and interest therein.

The case that was re-filed on Monday under the new electronic arrangement awaits allocation to a judge and be fixed for hearing before the High Court.

The court documents show that the former employees were laid off following the government's restructuring of parastatals between 1998 and 2001.

UEB was unbundled and ceased to exi...