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22:54
22:54

Court Upholds Elections of Juliet Achayo Lodou in Ngora County Soroti High Court 2 1

The court found that there were four different results for the two candidates leading to the confusion. Achayo was first declared winner of the Ngora County elections with 9,517 votes. Abala who had garnered 9,226 votes was instead declared winner by the Electoral Commission in Kampala.
16:45
16:45

Teso War Claimants Speak Out on the Cost of Chasing for Compensation Teso sub region 2 1

Omukat joined the group that dragged the government to court in 2010 over the losses incurred during turbulent times in Teso. But they are yet to receive compensation despite incurring more costs in the pursuit of justice. He says that on average, he has spent more than five million Shillings.
15:55
15:55

Court Dismisses Soroti City West Election Petition MP Jonathan Ebwalu 1 1

The petition was filed by Anne Ameco and another on grounds that the election was not conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in the provisions of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, the Parliamentary Act, as amended and the Electoral Commission Act.
18:41
18:41

Lawyers Reject 26 Affidavits in Ngora County Petition Soroti High Court 1 2

Achayo, a candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM party was declared winner of the January polls by the Electoral Commission in Kampala, with 9,517 against 9,226 votes polled by her rival David Abala, yet earlier Ngora District Returning Officer Peter Toddu had announced Abala as the winner with 8,317 against 7,828.
12:37
12:37

Lawyers Cite Bribery, Multiple Voting in Matheniko County Petition matheniko county mp 1

Oloo ran to court on grounds that there was impersonation of polling agents and falsification of results, non-compliance of electoral laws that allegedly affected the outcome of the results.
19:15
19:15

Court Dismisses Toroma County Petition with Costs Soroti High Court 1 1

Ossiya attempted to unseat Koluo through the just-concluded parliamentary election. However, he lost the race with 8,013 votes against 9,179 votes by the victor and challenged the outcome on grounds that the election was not conducted in accordance with the principles and provisions of the electoral laws and allegedly affected the results in a substantial manner.
11:34
11:34

Court Rejects Affidavits by Matheniko County Election Officials Soroti High Court 1 1

Eight of the affidavits to support his petition were sworn by the Presiding Officers, Polling Assistants, biometric Voter Verification Officers and others in Acerer, Naregae, Arengkeju and Lopur Polling Stations among others.
03:06
03:06

Lawyers Protest Affidavits Filed by Election Officials Against EC matheniko county mp 1

Eight election officials, among them Presiding Officers, Polling Assistants, and Voter Verification Officers from Acerer, Naregae, Arengkeju and Lopur Polling Stations, among others, filed affidavits in support of the petition filed by Paul Oloo, an independent candidate who lost the recent parliamentary elections.
11:47
11:47

Court Quashes Audit Reports Against Soroti University Secretary judicial review 2

During the hearing, the Auditor General through an affidavit of Senior Auditor, General Bashir Lubega opposed the application, saying that the forensic investigations and reports were done in line with the National Audit Act of 2008 and therefore are in line with the required procedure.
13:25
13:25

Court Dismisses Application to Block Staff Recruitment in Nabilatuk Soroti High Court 1 1

Pian County MP Remigio Achia ran to court, seeking a temporary injunction on the recruitment of staff on grounds that the process of recruitment and the running of job adverts were without the approval of the interim district council of Nabilatuk. Achia also challenged the minutes of council attached in the advert as not being authentic.
20:07
20:07

Soroti High Court Registers Six Election Petitions 1

The petitions are from Dodoth East Constituency in Kaabong District, Toroma County in Katakwi district, Soroti East and Soroti West Divisions in Soroti City, Ngora County in Ngora district and Matheniko County in Moroto district.
08:10
08:10

Court Allows Application for Judicial Review of Ruling on Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 1

Edoru and Olebe are seeking court to quash the Justice Wilson Masalu Musene judgement that reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards from Soroti City West to Soroti City East Division last week.
11:24
11:24

Leaders Call for Calm After Court Ruling on Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 3 1

On Wednesday, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene overturned his ruling and reverted the two Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti East Division basing on the affidavits from the Local Government Minister Raphael Magyezi.
16:56
16:56

Court Overturns Ruling on Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 2 1

In Wednesday’s judgement, the same judge reversed his decision on grounds that the November judgement was based on wrong documents. Justice Musene reversed his decision basing an affidavit by Local Government Minister, Raphael Magezi.
16:39
16:39

Soroti City Boundary Judgement Set for Friday Soroti High Court 1 1

The application is seeking review of November 26th, 2020 ruling where Justice Masalu reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division. The wards, that were initially in Soroti City West during creation of Soroti City were moved to Soroti City East Division. The application is also seeking to nullify elections of Soroti City.
16:53
16:53

High Court Seals Boundary Contention in Soroti City Soroti High Court 2 1

The contention forced residents led by Michael Enyangu Etadu, Robert Onanyang, Stephen Erienyu, Patrick Ejelu and Brian Omoding to seek legal redress after it emerged that some politicians had intentionally altered the boundaries to serve their political interests.
13:46
13:46

Court Halts Nominations in Soroti City Soroti High Court 1

In an injunction issued by Assistant Registrar, Godfrey Ssalaamu, nomination of candidates has been halted pending disposal of main application on Soroti City boundaries.
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