Professor Frederick Sempebwa, the Chairperson of the Advisory Panel of ULS, says despite the fact that they applaud the Commission for organizing the elections after more than 15 years, they condemn the preferred method of voting, saying it is unlawful.
The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has established his own website meant to share information with the public. Dr George Lugalambi, a media expert says the website is a very strong case for the deputy speaker, as he will be able to have his personal space away from the official space.
Toolits son Steven Odong says his father was abducted by three gunmen from his home in Pece division in Gulu Municipality. According to Odongo, unidentified men knocked on the door of their home at around 3am pretending to be in need of help from his father.
ustice Matovu said they couldnt proceed with the hearing in the absence of Oulanyah and his lawyers. He instructed Toolits lawyer to extract a hearing notice and present them to the first respondent and his lawyers of the new hearing date.
However, Nsereko is reported to have refused, saying the party should allow them to compete favorably. His decision angered Museveni, who accused him of undermining the party and asked him to leave the meeting and never return to the caucus.
On Friday evening, the Gulu District Registrar, Benson Obete controversially declared Oulanyah elected without announcing the poll results.Toolit states that although they are satisfied with the results of 47 out of the 59 polling stations in Omoro constituency, they are concerned about the results of the 12 polling stations, which were left out of the final tally
Opposition and Independent Members of Parliament have condemned the humiliating manner in which Kyadondo East MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda was lifted and forced out of the parliamentary chambers following Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyahâ€™s order.
Jacob Oulanyah, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has this afternoon ordered the Sergent-at-arms to physically force Kyadondo East MP Ibrahim Semujju Nganda from the chambers saying that he was suspended.
Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has demanded the Ministry of Finance to explain to the house why Finance Ministry has failed to appoint new accounting officers to replace the three permanent secretaries that MPs refused to appropriate money against their names while passing the supplementary budget schedule 2.
Mpuuga noted that it was over two months since the Speaker directed a select committee to be formed and expeditiously handle the report in order to reach a solution on the KCCA matters that are in line with the KCCA Act that was enacted by Parliament.
Drama ensued in Parliament this afternoon when the entire opposition legislators, accompanied by some few Independent MPs, walked out of Parliament, protesting the rejection by their NRM colleagues of a proposal to have each party represented in parliament get a slot at the East African Legislative Assembly â€“ EALA.
There was drama in parliament on Tuesday when the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, openly frustrated and blocked attempts by the opposition to cut budgets of various ministries and have the money re-channeled to enhance the salaries of teachers and other government workers.