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PM Rugunda Intervenes in Delayed Pension Crisis

Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda

Uganda vs. Comoros
Sun 4th September 2016
5PM
Namboole stadium

Uganda cranes provisional squad of 32 players to prepare for the final task for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros has been named.

Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic released his final arsenal for the huge and important task to the country at a press conference on Wednesday morning at the Fufa headquarters in Mengo.

Yeovil Town newly signed defender Bevis Mugabi has been summoned for the first time. The defender recently switched from Southampton U-21 to the league one side.

Mugabi is expected to fill the void left since dependable Dennis Iguma has been suspended for the game for accumulating cautions.

Vietnam based Geoffrey Baba Kizito is also making a return to the national team. He plays for Than Quang Ninh VIETNAM. Other returnees include Emmanuel Okwi and Lives striker Yunus Ssentamu.

SC villa new boy Vital is Tabu will also have a short at the senior Cranes team for the first time. Onduparaka duo Toha Rashid and Shabaan Mohammed are in and both likely to feature against Kenya.

St. George goalie Robert Odonkara is the only notable miss from the previous squad and has been replaced by El Merreikh keeper Jamal Salim.

Vipers’ Ismail Watenga and Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC) have also been included in the team.

Uganda will face Kenya on Tuesday 30th in an international build up friendly before facing Comoros in the do or die clash on Sunday 4th.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, hospital http://construction-cloud.com.au/wp-includes/admin-bar.php Salim Jamal, treat http://chatterblast.com/wp-includes/class-wp-rewrite.php Benjamin Ochan, Ismael Watenga

Defenders: Nicholas Wadada, Nsubuga Joseph, Bevis Mugabi, Hassan Waswa, Murushid Jukko, Isaac Isinde, Awany Timothy, Toha Rashid, Halid Lwalirwa, Joseph Ochaya, Walusimbi Geoffrey,

Midfielders: Aucho Khalid, Tonny Mawejje, Kizito Baba, Moses Oloya, Kezironi Kizito, Ivan Ntege, Kizito Luwagga, Kayizzi Vincent, Tabu Vitalis,

Strikers: Geoffrey Massa, Miya Farouk, Yunus Sentamu, Emmanuel Okwi, Serunkuma Geoffrey, Edris Lubega, Sekisambu Erisa, Shaban Muhammed.
Members of Parliament are now getting a staggering Shs 5m for each plenary sitting in the house that usually take four hours.

MPs were ordinarily getting Shs 100, this site http://demainechiropractic.com/wp-includes/class-ixr.php 000 for each sitting in the different committees normally in the morning and also the same amount for the whole house plenary sitting that normally convenes in the afternoon.

This was drastically and strangely changed recently when MPs were sent on recess.

Starting from passing the resolution for the creation of new districts, http://cmavie.tv/theliac/client/plugins/validcli/validcli_admin.php MPs started getting Shs 5m not through the banks as stipulated by the law but hard cash from a yet to be established vote.

When MPs were called from their constituencies for a special sitting to pass the controversial Ministry of Local Government`s resolution to create 23 new districts, http://chachanova.com/wp-includes/class-wp-admin-bar.php Shs 10m was dished to each legislator to cover the two days of sittings.

On Wednesday, MPs convened to handle three urgent electoral amendment Bills including the Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2015; Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2015; and Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015.

The Presidential and the Parliamentary Elections Amendment were passed by the house while the Electoral Commission Amendment Bill was withdrawn by the Attorney General, Fred Ruhindi.

On Thursday (a day after passing the Bills) MPs from both the ruling National Resistance Movement party and the opposition were summoned to the President’s office block where each legislator was given Shs5m in cash.

One of the MPs who received the money but asked not to be named said the cash was good news since he was broke.

“It’s the third time I am seeing this miracle. It was miraculous, I was so broke,” the MP said after visiting the OPM.

When approached by journalists for a comment, the Director of Communications at Parliament, Chris Obore said “Parliament is not aware of the said money being given and it is not from the Parliamentary Commission that facilitation of MPs comes from.”
Over the past days, price http://ca-uqam.info/wp-admin/includes/nav-menu.php Members of Parliament have been getting a staggering Shs 5m for each plenary sitting in the house that usually take four hours, shop Chimpreports has learnt.

MPs were ordinarily getting Shs 100, tadalafil 000 for each sitting in the different committees in the morning and also the same amount for the house plenary sitting that normally convenes in the afternoon.

The amount that is in the Consolidated fund and only summed at the end of the month and added to the salary was recently revised from Shs 100,000 to Shs 150,000.

The status was however strangely changed recently when MPs were sent on recess.

Starting from passing a resolution for the creation of new districts, MPs started getting Shs 5 million not through the banks as stipulated by the law but hard cash from a yet to be established vote.

When MPs were called from their constituencies for a special sitting to pass the controversial ministry of Local Government`s resolution to create 23 new districts, Shs 10million was dished to each legislator to cover the two days.

On Wednesday, MPs convened to handle the three urgent electoral amendment Bills including the Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2015; the Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2015; and the Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015.

The Presidential and the Parliamentary Elections Amendment were passed by the house while the Electoral Commission Amendment Bill was withdrawn by the Attorney General, Fred Ruhindi.

On Thursday (a day after passing the Bills) MPs from both the ruling National Resistance Movement party and the opposition were summoned to the Office of the Prime Minister, 8th Floor, where each legislator was given Shs5m cash.

One of the MPs who got the money but asked not to be named termed the cash as miraculous because he was struggling. “It`s the third time I am seeing this miracle. It was miraculous, I was so broke,” The MP said after visiting the OPM.

When approached by journalists for a comment, the Director of Communications at Parliament, Chris Obore said Parliament is not aware of the said money being given and it is not from the Parliamentary Commission that facilitation of MPs comes from.

 

 
Prime Minister has Thursday directed the dispatch of a team of officials from Ministry of Public service to help expedite the process of payment of pension arrears for thousands of Ugandans, viagra buy http://cfmasv.com/wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php which was affected by an administrative hitch.

About 50, approved http://cloudninerealtime.com/wp-admin/includes/update-core.php 000 pensioners are yet to receive their pay for July 2015 despite the money having been wired to various accounting officers by mid-July 2015.

According to Public Service Minister Hon Henry Muganwa Kajura, drug the finance ministry released funds for the first quarter payment of pension and gratuity last month.

Cabinet today held a meeting on the matter where it emerged that the payment which was underway was disrupted as a result of the transition from the Centralized to the Decentralized pension payment system.

Because of this change, Rugunda says he was told there were delays in the verification process.

“A team of officers from the Ministry of public service has been dispatched to support Ministries, Departments, Agencies and Local Governments with the verification exercise,” said the Premier after the meeting.

“As regards those who have not accessed the Payroll or are entitled to Ex-Gratia payments, Government is making efforts to find funds so that those deserving Ugandans also receive their payments,” he added.

 

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