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Parliament dedicates day to former Speaker Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has noted that the current leadership of the House will continue working in the footsteps and beliefs of her predecessor Jacob Oulanyah . The Speaker said that evidence-based legislation is one of the key areas that Parliament is to …

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US City honours Speaker Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Board of Aldermen, the legislative body for the City of St. Louis, Missouri in the US has paid a memorial tribute to former Speaker of Parliament, Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah, who died in March this year. The Board recognized Oulanyah, who was also Omoro County …

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MPs reflect on first session of the 11th Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have heaped praises upon themselves for distinguished work accomplished following the expiry of the first session of the 11th Parliament on Friday last week. The first session of the August House commenced on May 24th, 2021 under the late former Speaker of parliament, …

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Omoro by-election: Aspirants vow not step down for Oulanyah’s son

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition political party candidates who have expressed interest in vying for the Omoro County parliamentary seat have vowed never to step down in favor of former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah’s son. This comes a few hours after George Aligec Lapir, one of the candidates from …

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Six express interest in Omoro county parliamentary seat

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six people have expressed interest in vying for the Omoro County parliamentary seat in Omoro district. The seat fell vacant following the death of former legislator and Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah on March 20, 2022, in Seattle in the United States of America. …

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3 things the Late Jacob Oulanyah stood for

COMMENT | Ricky Rapa Thomson | The death of the fallen Speaker of Parliament, Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah sharply struck us all, not because of the status he possessed in the eyes of the public, but rather because of the mark he left on every community he associated with. As stakeholders in the …

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Oulanyah’s father insists son was poisoned

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |Nathan L’Okori, the father of the late Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah insists his son was poisoned. On Tuesday, the Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng revealed that Oulanyah, 56, succumbed to cancer which he had been battling for a long time. Oulanyah passed …

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Oulanyah to be awarded posthumous honorary PhD

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University is set to award a Posthumous Honorary Doctorate of Law to former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. The move initiated by the government through the Ministry of Education and Sports seeks to recognize the fallen speaker’s contribution to legal practice in the country. …

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Joint council meeting resolves to rename cancer centre after Oulanyah

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local government councils in Northern Uganda have resolved to rename the Northern regional cancer treatment centre in Gulu after the former speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. The resolution is one of the several other proposals adopted for implementation during the extraordinary council meeting held in …

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