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Age Limit: Rebel MPs Thrown out of NRM Caucus

At least nine Ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party “rebel MPs” have ejected out of a meeting to discuss plans to remove article 102b of Uganda’s constitution to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni stand for reelection beyond the age of 75. MPs Theodore Ssekikubo (Lwemiyaga), Mohammad Nsereko (Kampala Central), Barnabas Tinkasimiire

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Panic in NRM as Mbabazi Men Petition Court to Block Magyezi Age Limit Bill

Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s supporters and legal team have rushed to court to block the controversial Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Bill, 2017 by Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi. In a Tuesday sitting boycotted by opposition MPs, Magyezi tabled the controversial bill that, among other things, seeks to delete

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UCC Bans Live TV, Radio Coverage of Age Limit Motion, Protests

Communication regulator Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has warned media houses on relaying live footage on age limit motion. In a statement issued Tuesday, UCC executive director Godfrey Mutabazi said the live broadcasts were “inciting the public, discriminating, stirring up hatred and promoting a culture of violence amongst the viewers” and were

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VIDEO: Opposition MPs Win Round Two after Singing Down Age Limit Motion

For the second time in just less than a week, opposition MPs have interrupted business in Parliament making speaker Rebecca Kadaga adjourn the house to Wednesday. Immediately Igara West MP Raphael Maggyezi’s motion came up for discussion, opposition MPs rose up and sang the national anthem, making it difficult for business. Kadaga’s

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VIDEO: Chaos as MPs Exchange Blows in Parliament Over Age Limit

Drama broke out in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon when MPs engaged in a physical fight moments after Speaker Rebecca Kadaga permitted the Age Limit bill to be tabled on the floor of the house. It all started when Kiira municipality MP Ssemujju Nganda accused junior water minister Ronald Kibuule of threatening him with

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Kadaga Okays Raphael Magyezi’s Age Limit Removal Motion

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has given a green light to a motion by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeking to delete article 102b of the constitution to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni stand for reelection beyond the age of 75 – and most likely rule for life. Speaker Kadaga first

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