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20:41
20:41

Lukwago Wants Police Officer who Squeezed his Genitals Identified age limit removal 1

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says hes eager to know the identity of a security officer who squeezed his genitals painfully during his violent arrest last week.
18:50
18:50

UBTEB Re-brands Technical, Vocational Courses to Attract Students 1

The Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board UBTEB and National Curriculum Development Centre NCDC are rebranding technical and business courses taught in technical institutes, schools and colleges in a bid to attract students.
18:48
18:48

Police Holds Four Journalists for Covering Age Limit Demos

Jasper Ouni, one of the journalists who escaped arrest, says they were going about with their work when anti-riot police emerged with six pickup trucks and rounded them up.
18:31
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Age Limit: Minister Condemns Fracas In Parliament age limits 4

Tourism minister Ephraim Kamuntu has condemned the fracas in which legislators exchanged blows on the floor of parliament. Parliament this afternoon degenerated into a fist-fight moments after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga gave Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi a go-ahead to present a motion seeking for the amendment of Article 102 b of the constitution, paving way for the possible removal of presidential age limits.
18:28
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OWC Secretariat Probes Supply of Substandard Citrus Seedlings to Soroti soroti district 1

Peter Ebau, the Gweri Sub County LCIII chairperson, says the delivery of fake inputs under OWC program is common in the area.
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We Will Consult Voters On Age Limit - NRM MPs age limit removal 3

Some NRM party legislators supporting the lifting of the presidential age limits say they will consult widely with their constituents before taking a decision. The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga today announced that parliament had allowed Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi to present a motion seeking for the amendment of Article 102b of the constitution, paving way for the possible removal of presidential age limits.
17:46
17:46

K2 Telecom Goes Off Air disconnections 1 Top story

Godfrey Mtabaazi, the Executive Director, Uganda Communication Commission, which regulates Telecom services in the country declined to comment, saying he was busy and hang up his phone.
17:02
17:02

Arrests as Anti-Age Limit Protests Go Upcountry mbale municipality 2 3

More arrests have been reported in Mbale and Lira districts as youths staged protests against the proposed removal of presidential age limits from the constitution.
16:44
16:44

Law Society Cautions Against Eliminating Succession in Constitution uganda law society

ULS President Francis Gimara says that the move being championed by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi runs counter to all principles of democratic constitutionalism adding that the age limit debate needs to be married to the Presidential term limits which were removed from the 1995 constitution in 2005.
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Age Limit: Makerere Students Declare Hunger Strike 1

Collins Tumukunde says their hunger strike is aimed at sending a message to the members of parliament to reduce their greed for money.
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Police Disperse Anti Presidential Age Limit Protesters In Pader 1 Top story

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says no arrests have been made in connection to the protest.
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15:48

Speaker Forces MPs to Drop Red Ribbons nrm

Police subjected the MPs to rigorous checks to ensure that none of them accesses the chambers with any materials meant for demonstrating or causing chaos.
15:29
15:29

Age Limit: FDC Leaders Stage Peaceful Procession in Masaka age limit removal 3 1

Joseph Ssenzoga, the Masaka District FDC General Secretary, says they decided to stage the procession to show their dissatisfaction with the proposed scrapping of article 102 b from the constitution.
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14:47

Fire Guts Kyenjojo FM aston kajara

Isaac Kagezi, the Assistant Manager Kyenjojo FM, says the fire started from a short circuit. He explains that the two presenters who were on air suddenly saw smoke from the studio.
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Ruhaama Leaders Back Age Limit Amendment 3

Denis Muhumuza Savimbi, the Itojo Sub county LC V councilor, said they had resolved to support the proposed amendment of article 102 b of the constitution.
14:29
14:29

Besigye Paralyses Downtown Kampala, Arrested

The former Forum for Democratic Change leader was making his way through mini price, down town Kampala when he was intercepted by the Police.
13:58
13:58

KCCA Passes Resolution against Lifting Age Limit togikwatako 1 1

Led by Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, the Councillors said lifting the presidential age limit would be entrenching dictatorship in Uganda. Prior to the approval, Lukwago implored President Yoweri Museveni and Parliament to recall the political history of Uganda which is filled with turbulence and desist from any action that would throw Uganda into turmoil.
13:42
13:42

Report: Ugandans Favour Age Limits For President article 102 (b) 1 Top story

Afrobaromter says it carried out the survey around December 2016 and January 2017 before the current debate about the presidential age limit came up. A question about dropping the existing presidential age limit from the constitution failed to register majority support according to the survey. The findings show that popular support for the age limit was remarkably strong with 75 of respondents saying they want it to be retained including 62 who say they feel very strongly about this issue.
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13:29

Security Accused of Brutalizing Kasubi Residents article 102 2

Khalid Kibirige, a coffee dealer says he was walking to his work place when regular Police and crime preventers brutalized him in Kikoni-Kasubi valley this morning. He identified one of his tormenters as barbar in Kikoni.
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12:59

Understanding 'Age Limit' Numbers in Parliament age limit removal 2

Political observers are back to the numbers game, looking at the composition of Parliament and the stance taken by some NRM legislators to lead the move against removing the presidential age limits.
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