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MP Magyezi: Signing Age Limit Bill Into Law Will Benefit all Ugandans

Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi has spoken out after President Museveni signed his Age Limit Bill into Law. In October 2017, MP Magyezi tabled the private members bill No. 2 of 2017 that among others, sought to amend Article 102(b) of the constitution to remove the 75 year upper age limit

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FULL LIST: How Each MP Voted on the Age Limit Bill

Parliament on Wednesday finally passed the Age Limit Bill which seeks to delete the upper age limit in article 102b of the constitution to allow anyone to stand for president beyond the age of 75. By use of the roll call voting method, 317 MPs voted in favour of the motion

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Parliament Reinstates Presidential Terms After Passing Age Limit Bill

Parliament has Wednesday evening reinstated presidential terms by passing clause 105 in the Constitution, which states that, "A person shall not hold office as president for more than two terms". This comes hours after the House approved a motion for the continuity of the controversial 'age limit' bill, which seeks to

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PM Rugunda Warns Religious Leaders Over Age Limit: Stick to Religious Matters

The Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda warned religious leaders against engaging in political activity especially the ongoing controversial age limit debate. Rugunda gave the remarks while speaking at a meeting of Kanungu District National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders held at Kanungu District Council Hall on Thursday. According to Rugunda,

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MP Gerald Karuhanga Returns Age Limit Consultations Money

Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga becomes that latest legislator to return Age Limit consultations money, Shs 29 million that was given to each of them as facilitation for the consultations on the Age Limit bill. The bill moved by Igara County West MP Raphael Magyezi, seeks among other things, to delete

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More MPs Return Age Limit Consultations Money

The number of MPs that have return Shs 29m age limit consultation money has increased to 10, after opposition chief whip Winnie Kiiza and Rukungiri Municipality MP Roland Mugume paraded the cash before the media Thursday. The money was last month deposited on the accounts of over 400 MPs to facilitate

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Bobi Wine Returns Age Limit Consultations Money

Ugandan musician and Kyadondo East Constituency Member of Parliament Robert kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has joined the group of Opposition MPs that have returned the Shs 29 million that was given to each of them as facilitation for the consultations on the Age Limit bill, moved by

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Kayihura Suspends Rukungiri DPC

Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura has withdrawn Rukungiri District Police Commander Richard Emuna in a mini-reshuffle, The Tower Post has leant. This comes a few days after a battle between Police and four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters in Rukungiri town, where Emuna commanded his officers to use live bullets

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PHOTOS: Besigye, Supporters Overpower Police in Rukungiri Age Limit Protest

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and a big crowd of his supporters have this afternoon overpowered police and moved past a roadblock in an ongoing age limit protest in the area. Wearing the symbolic ‘Togikwatako’ red headbands, Besigye and his supporters have put business in the western Uganda town of

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Police Fires Bullets, Teargas to Disperse ‘Togikwatako’ Consultative Rally in Kasubi 

Police on Tuesday evening fired live bullets and teargas to disperse a joint Age Limit consultative rally organized by opposition Members of Parliament in Kasubi, Rubaga Division. Opposition politicians including Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, MPs Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine (Kyadondo East) and Winnie Kizza (Kasese Woman MP) among others

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