The payment, now referred to the presidential handshake, has attracted sharp criticism from the public, MPs, civil society among other sections of the public. But Eric Sabiiti, a legal officer with the Electoral Commission says the planned investigation interferes with Executive powers.
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that two MPs; Mbarara Municipality MP Michael Tusiime and Ndorwa East MP Wilfred Niwagaba both wanted to present a petition to Parliament to investigate the circumstances under which the payments were made to the 42 government officers.
The appointment seals a controversial process that had stalled following a petition by a whistle-blower who argued that Nyombi Thembo was a direct supervisor of the docket during his tenure as State Minister for Information and Communication Technology.
Section 18 1 of the Pensions Act states that public servants are entitled to pension for a period of 15 years after which they are supposed to present annual life certificates as evidence to claim more benefits.
Speaking at the launch of the study, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Eng. Irene Muloni said the FEED study will provide a more definitive and pinpointed cost of the crude oil pipeline including reducing the area it would cover.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says the fishermen were traveling aboard a canoe when it was hit by the hippopotamus at Butyaba landing site on Saturday night breaking it into two.
Rachael Bikhole, the principal state attorney from the Directorate of Public Prosecution objected to the bail hearing, saying since the King is also facing terrorism, his application should be heard by the International Crimes Division of the High Court that has the jurisdiction over terrorism cases.
Aggrey Adrale Feta, the chairperson of the club says they have had enough of the destruction. He says after the last trade show, he informed the organizers and the municipal authorities that no more trade show will be allowed to take place on the golf course.
Sarah Opendi, the State Minister for Health In charge of General Duties, says footage from the Closed Circuit Television-CCTV shows that some people were in the burnt premises by the time the fire started.
Bakandas head was found lying two meters away from the torso on Sunday morning. Turyasingura says they will expedite their investigations and present the suspect in court. Faustino Weigulo, the LC 1 Chairperson Apokor village, blames Bakandas death on his son Bosco Bakanda.
Oilers centre Kami Kabangu made a game high 16 points while shooting guard Ben Komakech added 14 points. For the Power side,Paul Odong made 15 points while Joseph Ikong and Michael Kojo made 11 points each.