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14:49
14:49

Nkalubo Loses Bid to Challenge Theodore Ssekikubo in Court patrick nkalubo 1 3

Ssekikubos political rival Patrick Nkalubo had filed an application, seeking permission to file an election petition challenging the outcome of the February 2016 parliamentary polls in which Sekikubo won another term of office.
13:24
13:24

MP Ssekikubo Election Petition Hearing Hits Snag patrick nkalubo 4

Last week, Nkalubo filed two fresh applications seeking an extension of time to allow him challenge Ssekikubos victory through a direct electoral petition as well as appealing the dismissal of his earlier application for vote recount.
16:36
16:36

Lwemiyaga Parliamentary Contenders Irked by Court Delays patrick nkalubo 1 3

Hearing of this application came up in Masaka high Court but High Court Deputy Registrar Baker Rwatooro told the two parties to wait until June 7 when the high court will be dealing with another application challenging the powers of Masaka Chief Magistrate over the same.
17:35
17:35

EC Seeks Legal Opinion on Ssekikubo's Parliamentary Status patrick nkalubo 2

In a two-page letter dated May 16, 2016 addressed to the Attorney General, EC chairman Eng. Badru Kiggundu says that the controversy surrounding the circumstances surrounding Ssekikubos election as the Member of Parliament for Lwemiyaga County warrant a legal interpretation. The letter is copied to the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Asked to Stay Administration of Oath for MP Ssekikubo patrick nkalubo 1 4

Nkalubo has now turned his rage to Parliament challenging it to stay Ssekikubos swearing until the matter before court is resolved. The administration of oaths for members of tenth parliament begins on Tuesday May 17. The program shows that Ssekikubo will be sworn-in on Wednesday May 18.
10:18
10:18

High Court Cancels Degazettement of Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo patrick nkalubo 2 1

Prior to the delivery of the interim order issued under the signature of Masaka High Court Registrar Baker Rwatooro, the Chief Magistrate had commenced hearing of the application for a vote recount. However moments later Ssekikubo surfaced with the interim order issued from the High Court.
18:41
18:41

Court Orders EC to Degazette MP Ssekikubo patrick nkalubo

Prior to his ruling, Munobe sought interpretation from the constitutional court on the mandate of his court to determine this matter, since it had been overtaken by events.He sought to determine whether section 55 clause 2 of the parliamentary election Act overturned the powers of the Chief Magistrate court to hear vote re-count applications.
15:46
15:46

Lwemiyaga Vote Recount Petition Sent to Constitutional Court patrick nkalubo 2 1

Sekikubo, the National Resistance Movement part candidate, was declared winner of the hotly contested race after securing 9,272 votes against Nkalubos 8,074 votes. But Nkalubo says the declaration was illegal on ground that ballots from several polling stations were never tallied.
Jan 8 results