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Lango, Asian communities should unite – Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has counseled leaders and residents in Lira to let the law take its course as they unite after clashes with a section of the Asian community. The clashes were triggered by the death of a one, Dickens Okello, a pupil …

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Obongi welcomes new district amid health, infrastructure gaps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah has promised to lend a hand in Obongi County’s efforts to end infrastructure and health challenges ahead of the county’s transition to district status effective July 1st 2019. Oulanyah presided over the annual Obongi day after touring several infrastructural establishments …

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Oulanyah urges Acholi sub-region to increase productivity

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has asked the Acholi sub-region to increase productivity as a tool to eradicate poverty and place the region on the right pedestal to prosperity. Oulanyah said unlike the struggle against past insurgencies, the campaign against poverty can now be waged …

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Oulanyah rallies students to protect environment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has asked Ugandans to devote themselves to environment protection, saying it takes only commitment. Oulanyah said the country is already fraught with policies, laws and institutions to protect the environment, but that commitment from citizens is lacking. “The …

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Facilitate local governments more – Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has urged the central government to appropriately facilitate local governments in order to improve service delivery. Oulanyah said that Uganda should employ a holistic approach by supporting every sector. “A country is like a tree that has parts …

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Where are PRDP, NUSAF funds? Asks Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has raised concerns about the usage of the Peace, Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) and Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF) monies, which are allocated each financial year to support victims of the war in northern Uganda. Oulanyah said although …

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Oulanyah chastises Committees on House business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has blamed the poor performance of Parliament on House committees taking longer than the prescribed 45 days. In his communication to legislators on Thursday, Oulanyah said Parliament would from now on strictly follow the provisions in the Rules …

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Opposition representation not possible in ACP-EU Assembly – Oulanyah

Brussels, Belgium| THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, says it is practically impossible to have the opposition represented in the African, Caribbean and Pacific – European Union (ACP-EU) joint parliamentary assembly. Oulanyah who is leading Uganda’s delegation to the 49th ACP-EU joint parliamentary assembly in Brussels, Belgium …

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