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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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Barbie: Touch Bobi Wine or Me, But Not Our Children

Barbie Kyagulanyi, the wife of Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine, has expressed worry about the safety of their children after grenades exploded in their home in Magere, Wakiso District. Hand grenades were on Tuesday morning thrown at the residence of Bobi Wine and the home

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Ofwono Opondo: MPs Could Be Using Grenades as Own Tactics to Frame Govt

Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has spoken out on the grenades that have allegedly been detonated at Opposition MPs homes in the recent days. MPs Robert Kyagulanyi (Kyadondo East) and Allan Sssewanyana (Makindye East) on Tuesday morning revealed via Social Media that grenades had been thrown at their homes, destroying property. A similar

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