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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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Friends and family hail Oulanyah for ubuntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Family and friends of the late Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah have described him as a courageous and corruption-free person who wanted to shape the debate in Parliament. Hundreds of mourners gathered at the pre-funeral service for Jacob Oulanyah at his residence in Muyenga …

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AMONG: I will be Speaker for everybody

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anita Among Annet, the newly elected Speaker of Parliament, has pledged to work and serve Ugandans irrespective of political party affiliation. Among made the remarks while delivering her mainden speech at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala on Friday. Among garnered 401 votes to defeat …

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How Among, Tayebwa were elected

📌 Among 401 votes 📌 Basalirwa 66 votes 📌 Tayebwa 379 votes 📌 Okot 82 votes Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bukedea Woman MP, Anita Among has been elected Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament. The election of the Speaker of Parliament was presided over by the Chief Justice of Uganda, …

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🔴 LIVE: Election of Speaker of Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament of Uganda will shortly formally elect NRM flag bearers Anita Among and Thomas Tayebwa to take charge of the House following the death of Speaker Jacob Oulanyah last week. The ruling NRM party have the majority in Parliament. The special sitting of the …

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Process of electing the Speaker of Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the 11th Parliament will on Friday, 25 March 2022 convene at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in the capital to elect their new Speaker. According to a communication from the Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige Kasaija, MPs have been invited to attend this plenary sitting …

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Review Constitution on election of Speaker – Archbishop Kazimba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Dr Stephen Kazimba Mugalu, has called for a review of the constitutional provision that states that no business shall be transacted in Parliament before the election of the Speaker. Kazimba was on Wednesday, 24 March 2022 speaking during …

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MP Ssekikubo protests Among’s endorsement by CEC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo, has protested the decision by the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, to approve Anita Among for the position of Speaker. On Wednesday, the party’s top organ endorsed Among to replace Jacob Oulanyah …

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Minister Jacob Oboth Oboth back in race for Speaker

  🔴 Election of Speaker TODAY ➡ Picking forms NRM secretariat WEDNESDAY ➡ CEC NRM meeting THURSDAY ➡ NRM Caucus meeting FRIDAY ➡ Elections Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | West Budama Central MP Jacob Oboth Oboth will contest for Parliament Speakership, a source has revealed. The State Minister for Defence …

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