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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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MP Allan Sewanyana Evicted from Parliament for Wearing Overall

Makindye East MP Allan Ssewanyana has Tuesday afternoon been evicted fro Parliament for wearing an overall. Sewanyana arrived at Parliament on Tuesday morning wearing a red overall as the report on the Age Limit constitutional amendment bill, was expected to be presented on the floor of parliament. According to Sewanyana, he could

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Age Limit: NRM Youths Disown MP Magyezi for ‘Betraying Us’

Ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party youths in Igara West county of the western Uganda district of Bushenyi have distanced themselves from MP Raphael Magyezi’s fronting of the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill 2017. Popularly referred to as the age limit Bill, Magyezi’s motion seeks to delete the age limit in article

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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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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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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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Museveni: Rebel NRM MPs Can’t Threaten Me, Who Are they?

 Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has said his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party rebel MPs cannot threaten the majority of the MPs supporting the controversial Age Limit Amendment Bill 2017. Museveni spoke during Friday’s NRM caucus in Kampala as his party’s MPs met to chart a plan on how to

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Age Limit: MP Magyezi Dismisses Reports of Attack on His Country Home, Plantation

Igara West MP Rapahael Magyezi has spoken out on reports that his upcountry estate was attacked by locals over the controversial age liit bill. Social media reports had earlier indicated that locals have descended on Magyezi's banana plantation and destroyed it. The locals have also beaten up and killed livestock and threatened to

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Andrew Benon Kibuuka Warns Bobi Wine on Age Limit Chaos

Artists’ umbrella body the Federation of Performing Artistes of Uganda (FPAU) has issued a statement on the rising political temperature in Uganda as the controversial age limit amendment bill continues to polarize politicians and citizens across the political divide. In a statement issued Wednesday by FPAU President Andrew Benon Kibuuka, artists

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Age Limit: Makerere Law Professors Condemn Kadaga for Favouring Museveni

Law lecturers at Uganda’s premier university have weighed in on the controversial age limit bill that seeks to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni rule for life. Magyezi and majority of ruling NRM party MPs seek to delete the upper age limit clause in article 102b that bars anyone from standing for

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