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MP Magyezi: I Will Drop Age Limit Bill if Igara West People Reject it

A day after he tabled his controversial Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Bill, 2017 for first reading, Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi has said he will drop the bill if the people he represents reject it. In a Tuesday sitting boycotted by opposition MPs, Magyezi tabled the controversial bill that,

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VIDEO: Chaos as MPs Exchange Blows in Parliament Over Age Limit

Drama broke out in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon when MPs engaged in a physical fight moments after Speaker Rebecca Kadaga permitted the Age Limit bill to be tabled on the floor of the house. It all started when Kiira municipality MP Ssemujju Nganda accused junior water minister Ronald Kibuule of threatening him with

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Kadaga Okays Raphael Magyezi’s Age Limit Removal Motion

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has given a green light to a motion by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeking to delete article 102b of the constitution to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni stand for reelection beyond the age of 75 – and most likely rule for life. Speaker Kadaga first

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Age Limit Motion Pushed to Next Week

Parliament’s Thursday order paper does not contain the age limit motion Ugandans expected to be tabled today by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi. Meanwhile it is a full house with members anticipating the tabling of the highly divisive motion through which Magyezi and several NRM MPs seek to delete article 102b

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Why the Makers of Uganda’s Constitution Included a Presidential Age Limit

There has been debate about the age limit provided for in article 102b of Uganda’s constitution, with focus being on whether to remove or maintain the limit. The age limit clause bars everyone below the age of 35 and all those over age 75 from standing for president. The debate on age

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Museveni Speaks Out on Age Limit Removal: Don’t Waste Your Time

President Yoweri Museveni has spoken out on the controversial age limit amendment debate, calling it wastage of time. Born in 1944, Museveni will not be eligible for reelection unless article 102b of Uganda’s constitution is removed. The article bars anyone below age 35 and over 75 to stand for president. By 2021,

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Andrew Mwenda: Opposition Can’t Stop Museveni Age Limit Removal

Uganda will amend the constitution and remove age limit easily because the NRM party has an overwhelming 82% majority in parliament. Then Museveni will win the 2021 presidential elections because his opponents have consistently failed to learn the basic principle of marketing - product differentiation. The best strategy for Museveni's critics

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