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MP Magyezi: Signing Age Limit Bill Into Law Will Benefit all Ugandans

Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi has spoken out after President Museveni signed his Age Limit Bill into Law. In October 2017, MP Magyezi tabled the private members bill No. 2 of 2017 that among others, sought to amend Article 102(b) of the constitution to remove the 75 year upper age limit

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Museveni Signs Age Limit Bill Into Law

News reaching us indicates that President Yoweri Museveni has signed the Age Limit Bill into law. Museveni according to Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs Chris Obore, signed the bill on December 27, 2017. “Yes, he just signed it. It is now an Act of Parliament,” Chris Obore confirmed. The bill which

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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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FULL LIST: How Each MP Voted on the Age Limit Bill

Parliament on Wednesday finally passed the 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. By use of the roll call voting method, 317 MPs voted in favour of the motion

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Parliament Reinstates Presidential Terms After Passing Age Limit Bill

Parliament has Wednesday evening reinstated presidential terms by passing clause 105 in the Constitution, which states that, "A person shall not hold office as president for more than two terms". This comes hours after the House approved a motion for the continuity of the controversial 'age limit' bill, which seeks to

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Age Limit Debate: Speaker Kadaga Suspends Opposition MPs

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has suspended Monday suspended six opposition Members of Parliament, MP Semujju Nganda, Allan Sewanyana, Mubarak Munyagwa, Jonathan Odur, Anthony Akol and Gerald Karuhanga for disrupting the special session on the Age Limit Bill. Kadaga ordered the MPs not to return to the chambers in the next

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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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