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Opposition Launches “Kogikuteko” Campaign after Passing of Age Limit Bill

Opposition Members of Parliament have launched a new campaign after the passing of controversial ‘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. In the campaign dubbed “K’ogikuteko”,  the MPs say

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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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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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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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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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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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