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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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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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PHOTOS: Kayihura Endorses Age Limit Removal, Museveni Life Presidency

The head of Uganda's Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has handed a spear, shield and framed photo of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party logo, in what has been interpreted as an endorsement of another term in office for the country's three-decade president Yoweri Museveni. Museveni was chief guest at Kayihura's

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Museveni: I am Behind Age Limit Removal, It’s My Thing

Uganda's three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has reportedly admitted he is behind a plot to delete article 102b of the Constitution to be able to run for president beyond 75 years. According to Andrew Mwenda, a journalist known for handling Museveni's key PR assignments, Museveni reportedly told a meeting of his ruling

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Museveni: I Will Talk About Age Limit at the Right Time

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has once again spoken about the controversial age limit debate, for which he is the main subject. Born in 1944, Museveni will not be eligible for reelection unless article 102b of Uganda’s constitution is removed. The article bars anyone below age 35 and over 75 to

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