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One Killed as Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Rukungiri Age Limit Protest

One person has been killed as Police continues to fire live bullets at four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and his supporters in the western Uganda town of Rukungiri . Besigye, in the company of opposition FDC party secretary for mobilisation Ingrid Turinawe. had accompanied Rukungiri Municipality MP Roland Kaginda to an age

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Here’s What’s Next for Magyezi Age Limit Removal Motion

On Wednesday, Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi tabled the controversial age limit removal motion that seeks to delete the upper age limit in article 102b that bars all those over 75 years to contest for president. Magyezi’s motion was seconded by majority ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) MPs after speaker Rebecca

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Age Limit Motion Pushed to Next Week

Parliament’s Thursday order paper does not contain the age limit motion Ugandans expected to be tabled today by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi. Meanwhile it is a full house with members anticipating the tabling of the highly divisive motion through which Magyezi and several NRM MPs seek to delete article 102b

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Makerere Age Limit Protest: Live Bullets, Tear Gas, Injuries and Arrests

Police has fired tear gas and live bullets into students’ halls at Makerere University to disperse students who are protesting against the presidential age limit removal bill, which is expected to be tabled in Parliament today. The bill to be tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeks to delete article

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Lira Protester Burns Tyres, Holds Mock Funeral in Age Limit Protest

Protests against the lifting of Uganda’s presidential age limit are taking shape on the day members of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) are expected to table a bill intended to remove the upper age limit to allow three-decade president rule for life. At about 8:30am, Kampala lord mayor Erias Lukwago

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102 Reasons Why Age Limit (Article 102b) Should Not Be Removed

1. Uganda should let the 1995 Constitution’s safeguards for transition be tested. 2. The Constitution of Uganda should be a durable document. 3. Job security and tenure of public officials cannot be guaranteed under life presidency. 4. Uganda should establish a culture of constitutional rule by following the established rules. 5. The National Resistance

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NRM Hires Youths to Popularise Age Limit Removal, Museveni Life Presidency

Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has devised another deliberate plan to push for the removal of the presidential age limit to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni rule for life. The youths were hired by party officials, coordinated by the NRM secretariat in Kampala, after sections of the public openly

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Govt Speaks Out on Presidential Age Limit Controversy

Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana has said he is unaware of any bill gazetted to remove the presidential age limit. Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Tuesday sought clarity from the executive arm of government on the absence or presence of a bill to scrap article 102(b) of the constitution that

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VIDEO: What Museveni Said about Being President Beyond the age of 75

The move to remove presidential age limits to allow Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni stand for reelection in 2021 is one of the contradictions of the former bush war leader. In an interview in August 2016, Museveni said he would not seek reelection beyond the age of 75 as provided for

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