Lecturers at the School of Law at Makerere University have asked Parliament of Uganda to consider shelving the bill seeking to amend Article 102b of the 1995 constitution. This position was contained in joint statement by 22 law lecturers read by Associate Prof. Christopher Mbazira today at Makerere University.
The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has issued a statement dismissing reports by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe that he was intimidated in a bid to stop him from launching his book on the Rwandan genocide.
Last week, UCC, the government body which regulates the broadcasting sector, stopped the live broadcast of parliamentary proceedings. A number of radio and television stations have also told of how unidentified persons have directed them not to host opposition politicians, particularly those opposed to the lifting of the presidential age limit.