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17:07
17:07

Speaker Oulanyah Operating from Committee Room Jacob Oulanyah 1 1

The office of the Speaker has been occupied for the past 10-years by the former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. However, she lost the seat to her former deputy and Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah in a vote held at the beginning of the eleventh parliament last month.
15:50
15:50

Court Asked to Block Gov't from Paying UGX 647 Billion Loan KIIDP 2 1 2

According to Kasaija, the loan which is equivalent to 647.5 Billion Shillings was obtained illegally by the government to fund the Second Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Programme Phase II because Parliament passed a resolution to borrow it without the necessary quorum way back in 2014.
07:44
07:44

Somber Mood as Kadaga’s Team Packs Her Belongings from Parliament Jacob Oulanyah 3 1 Top story

Uganda Radio Network spoke to some of the staff on and off the record with many, saying that they don’t know what to do next. Stephen Bingi, a photographer attached to the speaker’s office who is on contract, says that the mood is low in the entire building especially for the people who have been working in the speaker’s office.
20:08
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Obore back to office a day after Kadaga’s Defeat Parliament 1 Top story

The Director Communications and Public Affairs Department in Parliament (CPA) Chris Ariko Obore has returned to office a day after the defeat of former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
04:53
04:53

Museveni Reveals How Kadaga Was Edged Out President Museveni 1 5

The NRM Chairperson told Parliament on Monday that Kadaga was trounced by guerrilla Tactics using night Kakuyege
17:51
17:51

Jacob Oulanyah Elected Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election 4 1 Top story

Oulanyah won the hotly contested race with 310 votes against 197 votes garnered by former Speaker of the Tenth Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
15:51
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Ssekikubo Raises Concern Over Museveni’s Presence as MPs Elect Speaker President Museveni 1 2

The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo today overruled Lwemiyaga MP Theodore Ssekikubo for raising concern over President Museveni’s presence in parliament as MPs voted.
11:11
11:11

NUP MPs Await Party Decision On Who To Vote As Speaker Jacob Oulanyah 2 1

Members of Parliament of the National Unity Platform (NUP) which is the majority opposition party in Parliament will wait for a directive from their party before voting for the Speaker of Parliament.
19:35
19:35

Kadaga Snubs NRM, Contests as Independent for Speaker Parliament 3 1 Top story

Kadaga told journalists at a Hotel Africana Press Conference that while her NRM Party has decided to field her former Deputy, Jacob Oulanyah for the position, she will also exercise her right to run as an Independent candidate when Parliament meets tomorrow to elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker.
17:17
17:17

Oulanyah, Kadaga Teams Upbeat Ahead of Speaker Elections NRM 4 1

With a few days left to the Election of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Parliament, the two camps of Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga and Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah are optimistic for a win.
18:39
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MPs Hold Prayers for Jacob Oulanyah NRM 7 1

Reverend Christine Shimanya, the Parliament Chaplain who led the prayers asked God to grant Oulanyah victory.
14:09
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Oulanyah Vacates Deputy Speaker's Office in Parliament NRM 1 4

And as he prepares to take oath for the Parliamentary Seat on Thursday, Oulanyah says that his term of office as the Deputy Speaker has expired today, and under no circumstances will he occupy the same office in the new term.
10:59
10:59

Museveni Halts Speaker Campaigns, Kadaga Camp Cries Foul President Museveni 2 1

The Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya, a team leader of the Kadaga campaign efforts, says that team Oulanyah has been campaigning and CEC has been quiet, but now that Kadaga has launched her campaigns, which is gaining ground, they are being stopped. He has now warned that if any CEC member speaks out in support of any candidate openly, they will resume their campaigns.
13:03
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What NRM Looks for When Choosing Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah 2 4 Top story

According to Mike Mukula, the Eastern NRM Regional Vice-chairperson says the CEC mostly considers loyalty and interest of the party when picking a Speaker. He says this is what determines who will work in consideration of the interests of the appointing authority.
16:48
16:48

Acholi Parliamentary Group Endorses Oulanyah for Speakership Jacob Oulanyah 3 1

Now, the Acholi Parliamentary Group, which comprises about 20 legislators, has declared its support for Oulanyah, who belongs to the group.
21:46
21:46

Kadaga Brushes off Concerns About Deputy Speaker’s Absence Jacob Oulanyah 2 1

Before the lockdown last year, both Kadaga and Oulanyah were away as they had travelled abroad. This led to the cancellation of three plenary sessions in 2019.
19:13
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Seven Eyeing Deputy Speakers Job in Parliament NRM 1

They include West Budama North MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth, Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa, Gomba West MP Robinah Rwakojo, Theodore Ssekikubo, the Lwemiyaga County MP and State Minister for Finance David Bahati.
18:25
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Kadaga, Oulanyah Get Press Secretaries Jacob Oulanyah 1

Parliament has appointed two Principle Press Secretaries for the Speaker of Parliament and her Deputy.
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