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Police investigates kidnap of FDC candidate for Omoro by-election

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aswa River Region Police are investigating the alleged abduction of Dick Denis Owani, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate in the Omoro County Parliamentary by-election. Owani reportedly went missing on Wednesday evening after unknown men abducted him along Bobi-Aboke road in Adyeda …

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Bobi Wine visits Omoro, hails Jacob Oulanyah

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) President, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine on Sunday paid tribute to the former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. Bobi Wine while in the company of Ambassador Olara Otunnu, Kilak South MP Gilbert Olanya and Lina Zadriga, the Vice President …

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Jacob Oulanyah laid to rest

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah has finally been laid to rest. Oulanyah’s body was lowered into the grave at 5:34 Pm at his home in Ayom Lony village in Lalogi Sub-county, Omoro District. He was accorded a 17-gun salute. There was a somber …

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🔴 LIVE: Parliament pays tribute to Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is today paying tribute to former Speaker Jacob Oulanyah in a special sitting. The body of Oulanyah will lie in state throughout the night. At 9.00 am tomorrow, the body will be taken to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds for a State Funeral. Tweets by …

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Pader CAO halts contribution for Oulanyah burial after backlash

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pader Chief Administrative Officer Alex Chelimo has retracted a directive for a mandatory cash contribution towards the burial of former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. He says government will cater for burial expenses as provided by the law. On Tuesday, Chelimo wrote a circular …

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LIVE: Oulanyah remains back to Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The remains of Jacob Oulanyah, Uganda’s Speaker who passed away last month in Seattle, US, are finally home. They were flown in by Ethiopia Airlines. The casket will be received with full honours. Burial plans On Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th April at 9.00 am …

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