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Museveni: I Would Like To Leave Power When Africa is One Nation

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has said he would be pleased to retire when Africa is united. Museveni spoke Wednesday during the 4th Africa Global Business Forum, a gathering of business moguls, hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah Centre, and attended by heads of state of

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Museveni Summons NRM NEC after Stormy CEC Meeting

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has summoned members of his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party’s National Executive Council (NEC) to State House Entebbe for a meeting on the controversial age limit removal bill. This follows two days of stormy meetings of the Central Executive Committee (CEC). Some members of CEC

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Age Limit: Besigye, Six Others Granted Bail

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe and four others have Wednesday morning been granted a non-cash bail and released. Earlier, they were charged in Rukungiri Magistrate’s Court over last week’s scuffle with police in which one anti-age limit removal

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Age Limit: Parliament Issues Deadline for Consultations

Uganda is inching closer to a decision on the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 after Parliament set a deadline for consultations as it issued out a total of Shs 13bn (about $3.6m) to over 400 MPs to consult their constituents. Popularly referred to as the age limit Bill, Magyezi’s motion seeks

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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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Museveni Summons NRM CEC as Some Members Openly Oppose Age Limit Removal Plot

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called a meeting of his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) to discuss the controversial age limit removal plot. Recently, Museveni told a caucus of NRM MPs that he fully backed the age limit amendment bill that seeks, among other things,

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UPDF Speaks Out on ‘Muhoozi Reports’ on Failure of Age Limit Removal Plot

Uganda’s army, the UPDF, has described as ‘fake news’ statements attributed to Chief of Defense Forces Gen David Muhoozi and ex-minister Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi to the effect that the plot to remove the age limit had been over powered by public resistance.   The messages shared on Facebook and Whatsapp Sunday

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Minister Nadduli: Buganda is Wasting Time on Age Limit

Minister without Portfolio Abdu Nadduli has challenged Buganda Kingdom to front its agenda instead of spending time politicking in the ongoing controversial age limit debate. On two occasions, Buganda kingdom premier Charles Peter Mayiga has addressed the Lukiiko on the age limit plot through which members of the ruling National Resistance

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Tamale Mirundi: Museveni is Like the Pope, We Can’t Send Him Home

President Yoweri Museveni’s advisor on the media Joseph Tamale Mirundi has told ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) youth that the three-decade leader is like the pope and a good player the party cannot afford to send home. Mirundi spoke during the launch of the NRM “gikwateko [touch article 102b]”, and the

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Age Limit: Kato Lubwama Arrested

Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama was Thursday arrested at Nateete along Nakawuka Road as police foiled an age limit consultation rally. Kato Lubwama had invited Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanya for the rally in Rubaga. But Police arrested Lubwama. There was heavy police presence in Nateete ahead of the rally. Police banned age

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