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Date Set for Age Limit Appeal Hearing: Here are the Issues to be Determined

The hearing of the age limit appeal will happen in 2019, the Supreme Court announced on Wednesday, five months after the Constitutional Court upheld age limit removal. The appeal is challenging a July 2018 Constitutional Court ruling that declared age limit removal constructional. The attorney general, and appellants, including the Uganda Law

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Museveni Signs Age Limit Bill Into Law

News reaching us indicates that President Yoweri Museveni has signed the Age Limit Bill into law. Museveni according to Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs Chris Obore, signed the bill on December 27, 2017. “Yes, he just signed it. It is now an Act of Parliament,” Chris Obore confirmed. The bill which

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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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Age Limit Debate: Opposition MPs Walk Out of Parliament

Opposition Members of Parliament have Monday afternoon walked out of Parliament during the the hearing of the Age Limit bill. Leader of Opposition in Parliament MP Winnie Kiiza asked that the Suspended MPs be allowed to return to the house or else all the opposition MPs would walk out. What followed was

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Speaker Rebecca Kadaga

Age Limit Debate: Speaker Kadaga Suspends Opposition MPs

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has suspended Monday suspended six opposition Members of Parliament, MP Semujju Nganda, Allan Sewanyana, Mubarak Munyagwa, Jonathan Odur, Anthony Akol and Gerald Karuhanga for disrupting the special session on the Age Limit Bill. Kadaga ordered the MPs not to return to the chambers in the next

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Parliament Sets Date for Age Limit Debate

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has Thursday told MPs that the much-anticipated Age Limit Bill will be discussed next week on Monday (December 18). The speaker revealed to legislators that she had received a report from the  Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and a minority report on the bill. “Parliament shall convene

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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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