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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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Opposition MPs Return Age Limit Consultations Money

A group of opposition Members of Parliament have kicked off the process of returning the Shs 29 million that was given to each of them as facilitation for the consultations on the Age Limit bill, moved by Igara County West MP Raphael Magyezi, which seeks, among other things, to delete

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Parliament Releases Shs 13 Billion to MPs for Age Limit Consultations

Parliament of Uganda has released shs 13 billion to MPs for facilitation for the consultations on the Age Limit bill. The bill tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeks, among other things, to delete the upper age limit in article 102b of the constitution to allow anyone to stand for president

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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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BoU Orders Freezing of GLISS Bank Accounts Over Age Limit

News reaching our news desk indicates that Bank of Uganda has ordered the freezing of all bank accounts of Great Lakes Institute for Strategic Studies (GLISS). GLISS boss, Godber Tumushabe, a renowned government critic, revealed the development. “I am just getting information that Bank of Uganda has issued instructions to have GLISS

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One Killed as Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Rukungiri Age Limit Protest

One person has been killed as Police continues to fire live bullets at four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and his supporters in the western Uganda town of Rukungiri . Besigye, in the company of opposition FDC party secretary for mobilisation Ingrid Turinawe. had accompanied Rukungiri Municipality MP Roland Kaginda to an age

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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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