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08:10
08:10

NRM Seeks to Replace Soroti East MP Candidate Dr. Tanga Odoi 2 3 Top story

Addressing journalists shortly after the meeting, Captain Mike Mukula, the NRM Vice-Chairperson for Eastern Uganda, said that the decision to source for another flag bearer follows the performance of the 2021 candidate who fell far below the expected mark. When asked about the NRM Constitution, Mukula said that they will speak to Ekemu before making a final decision.
08:13
08:13

Elected Leaders Abandon Electorate to Join Public Service rdc appointment 2 1

The most affected district is Katakwi where four local leaders have resigned. Those who have quit politics are Francis Okwameri, the Ngariam Sub County Councilor, and Emmy Ojirot, the LC 3 Chairperson of Palam.
10:55
10:55

Soroti City East By- Election: EC Deploys New Registrar 3 1

The Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakam, says that Egimu will continue with the other electoral activities like presiding over the ongoing women's council election but will step aside during the Soroti East by-election.
18:27
18:27

FDC Declares Attan Sole Candidate For Soroti East Race 1 1

On May 24th, 2022, the Court of Appeal declared the Soroti East MP seat vacant on grounds that the Electoral Commission failed to conduct free and fair polls.
17:06
17:06

Elections of Emorimor, Won Ateker Set for July Teso sub region 2 1

Dr. Charles Otim, the Chairperson of the ICU Electoral Commission, says that the election of the new Emorimor is expected on July 30 during the clan delegates conference.
11:17
11:17

Former Candidates Gear Up for Soroti City East By-Election Court of Appeal 4 1

On Tuesday, the Court of Appeal upheld the High Court judgment nullifying the election of Moses Attan as the Soroti City East Member of Parliament. The Court of Appeal Judges Cheborion Barishaki, Stephen Musota, and Christopher Gashirabake also ordered Electoral Commission to conduct by-elections for Soroti City East.
17:38
17:38

High Court Extends Interim Order Against Caretaker Emorimor Paul Sande Emolot 2 1

Last week, the court issued interim orders following an application filed by the ICU Founder members and elders. They are William Alloch Akoll, Joseph Okadapao, Martin Alfred Aruo, Stephen Enokokin, Joyce Asekenye, Polly Apio, and Lydia Agoda.
06:57
06:57

Court Stops Interim Emorimor from Performing Cultural Duties Paul Sande Emolot 1 Top story

The Soroti High Court Assistant Registrar, Jessica Chemeri issued the orders on Monday after hearing of an application filed by the founder members of ICU early last month. The applicants are William Alloch Akoll, Joseph Okadapao, Martin Alfred Aruo, Stephen Enokokin, Joyce Asekenye, Polly Apio and Lydia Agoda.
14:27
14:27

Over 2,000 Claimants Verified for Compensation in Soroti Soroti district 1 1

The list was revealed by the Soroti District Communications Officer, Abraham Ekwaru during an exclusive interview with our reporter on Friday ahead of the launch of the compensation exercise today - Saturday. President Yoweri Museveni is expected in Soroti today to launch the compensation of war claimants in the Acholi, Lango and Teso sub-regions.
15:07
15:07

Katakwi LCIII Chairperson, Councilor Appointed RDC State House 1

In Katakwi, the LCIII Chairperson of Palam Sub County Chairperson Emmy Ojirot and the District Male Councilor representing Ngariam Sub County, Francis Okwameri, were appointed as Deputy RDCs for Kapelebyong and Kalaki Districts respectively.
17:05
17:05

Museveni Gifts Teso Widows with Tractor Soroti City 3 1

According to Beatrice Omese, the Chairperson of Teso Widows’ Development Association, who presented requests for the tractor, financial support to boost their savings and the nursing school under construction in Soroti.
10:50
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ICU Founder Members Petition Court Over Installation of Interim Emorimor Paul Sande Emolot 3 1 Top story

Anthony Bernard Okanyum of Okanyum Musana & Co. Advocates, says that there were a number of irregularities during the installation of the caretaker Emorimor.
11:18
11:18

Gov't to Launch Compensation of War Claimants Teso sub region 1 1

Jamba Simon Peter Kwagala, the Public Relations Officer at the Attorney General’s Office says the tentative date for the launch of the program is March 26, 2022, at Soroti University.
17:14
17:14

ICU Rival Group Appoints Caretaker Emorimor Paul Sande Emolot 2 Top story

The ICU Cabinet led by Augustine Omare- Okurut was conspicuously absent during the ICU council meeting. Omare and his group insist that the ICU Council is not legitimate since the former Emorimor had suspended it before his death.
14:02
14:02

Iteso Cultural Union Harmonization Committee Recommends Audit into 2019 Elections Paul Sande Emolot 1 1

In the ICU Council 2019 election, the institution’s Electoral Commission allegedly violated the rights to vote of special interest groups like the People with Disabilities, Youth, and Women when they failed to consider them in the elections.
09:35
09:35

ICU Council Snubs Cabinet Meeting death of emorimor 2 1 Top story

According to Msgr. Robert Echogu, the chairperson of the five-member harmonization committee appointed by the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol, they had invited selected members from the ICU Cabinet, Council and other stakeholders.
08:44
08:44

ICU Cabinet to Meet Suspended Council Over Emorimor's Succession Paul Sande Emolot 1 Top story

Prior to his death, the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol had suspended all ICU members over the alleged irregularities and inconsistencies in the November 2019 elections. The suspension of the ICU Council was recommended by the Harmonization Committee chaired by Msgr. Robert Ecogu of Soroti Catholic Diocese.
17:07
17:07

Iteso Council Union Petitions Gender Ministry over Emorimor’s Office Paul Sande Emolot 2 1

The Iteso Council Union Council, John Francis Okuma in a letter dated February 21, 2022, to the Ministry said that the ICU Constitution mandates the council chairperson to caretake the office of the Emorimor for six months as they organize for the election of the next cultural leader.
10:14
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Deceased Emorimor Wielded Immense Influence in Kenya, Delegation Discloses death of emorimor 3 1

Ojaamong, who led a delegation of more than 200 Iteso from Kenya said that Emorimor helped the Iteso in Kenya to acquire a home from the Bomas of Kenya, the largest auditorium in Africa found in Langata, Nairobi. The village features replicas of traditional homesteads from 23 of Kenya's ethnic groups. It also features traditional dances performed in its large auditorium.
16:33
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How Teso is Mourning Osuban, the Great Cultural Leader death of emorimor 1

William Alloch Okot, the Chairperson of Iteso Cultural Union- ICU founder members, says mourning is compulsory for all the Iteso. “We want to see all Iteso who come to bury papa: be it, professors, vice-president or ministers, shed tears. Without shedding a tear, you are branded a witch”, Alloch is quoted in the media to have said.
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