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13:42
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MP Okabe’s Family Wants Gov’t to Improve on Road Network Paul Sande Emolot 1 2

The family made the call during the thanksgiving ceremony in memory of MP Okabe who perished on the road with his wife, Christine Okabe while travelling to Kampala on December 19, 2022.
12:13
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Iteso Cultural Leader Distances Institution from Christian Movement to Ethiopia Paul Sande Emolot 1 1

Over 270 Christians from Christ Disciples’ Church reportedly left their homes in Serere and Ngora districts in February under unclear circumstances for missionary work in Ethiopia. It later emerged that the then spokesman of the Iteso Cultural Union Gabriel Opolot Ononge had aided the movement of the missionaries after authoring a letter of clearance to the authorities
08:28
08:28

Paul Sande Emolot Gazetted As New Emorimor emorimor papa iteso 1

The Minister for Gender, Labour, and Social Development, Betty Amongi in the General Notice No. 2158 of 2022 dated December 9, 2022, to The Uganda Gazette indicated that Emolot is now the new Paramount Chief for the Iteso.
09:22
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District Councils, ICU Praise Okabe, Olemukan for Unity Paul Sande Emolot 3 2 Top story

Olemukan died on December 17, 2022, at Mulago Cancer Institute after battling cancer of the liver for months while Bishop Okabe and his wife perished in a motor accident on Monday morning, December 19, 2022.
08:36
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New Emorimor Roots for Unity Paul Sande Emolot 3 1

Emolot was enthroned at Soroti Mayor’s Garden on Saturday to replace the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol who succumbed to Covid-19 in February.
18:31
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Former Iteso Cultural Union Chairperson, Speaker Accused of Contempt of Court Paul Sande Emolot 1

In August, the Soroti Resident Judge, Justice Henry Adonyo issued a temporary injunction restraining Paul Sande Emolot and John Francis Okuma, the former ICU Council chairperson and Speaker respectively from performing any cultural duties related to ICU.
07:11
07:11

ICU Leaders Defy Court Orders Paul Sande Emolot 1 1

When contacted by our reporter, Omome said that they have defied the court decision because it is biased. Omome and other members of Emolot’s leadership argue that while the court has barred them from conducting any cultural activities, the other faction led by William Alloch, the Chairperson of ICU Founder members is progressing with their cultural activities.
07:53
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Teso Leaders Boycott ICU Peace Prayers icu woes 1 2

The interdenominational prayers that were expected to draw a cross-section of religious leaders from Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, and other parts of the world only gathered a few members at ICU offices. This forced the prayer that was supposed to commence at 9:00 am to start past 12:00 pm.
12:23
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New Teso Cultural Leader Faces Criticism for Engaging in Partisan Politics Paul Sande Emolot 1 3

Emolot came under the spotlight after negotiating for the alleged withdrawal of the National Unity Platform- NUP candidate Joseph Okoboi Opolot during the Gogonyo County by-election in Pallisa district early this month.
11:31
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Religious Leaders Seek Divine Intervention for Teso Cultural Woes Paul Sande Emolot 1 3

A cross-section of religious leaders drawn from Uganda and Kenya are leading the new drive which will start with an interdenominational prayer breakfast slated for August 20, 2022. This is informed by the sharp divisions that marred the succession processes of the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol who died in February 2022.
09:08
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One Aspirant Expresses Interest in Teso Cultural Leaders Seat Paul Sande Emolot 1 1

At the end of the exercise, only one person; the caretaker leader Paul Sande Emolot showed up to pick up the forms. He will now be awaited to return the forms between July 11 and July 12 for vetting before he is declared the substantive chief, also known as Emorimor.
17:38
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High Court Extends Interim Order Against Caretaker Emorimor Paul Sande Emolot 1 2

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
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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.
10:50
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ICU Founder Members Petition Court Over Installation of Interim Emorimor Paul Sande Emolot 1 3 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.
15:07
15:07

Former Iteso Cabinet, New Ministers Bow Out of Emorimor Interim Leadership Paul Sande Emolot 3 1

The controversy follows the suspension of ICU Council by the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol over the alleged irregularities and inconsistencies during the 2019 election. ICU Cabinet and the harmonization committee, also appointed by the former Emorimor, recommended for an audit into the said elections before council is constituted to spearhead the election process of replacing Osuban.
17:14
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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
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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
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ICU Council Snubs Cabinet Meeting Paul Sande Emolot 1 2 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
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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
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Iteso Council Union Petitions Gender Ministry over Emorimor’s Office Paul Sande Emolot 1 2

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.
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