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10:50
10:50

NRM MPs: We Don't Regret Voting Against Age Limit Removal parliament 1

John Baptist Nambetsye, the Manjia County MP who also said not to the bill, says he acted basing on the voices of his electorate. He says it is unfortunate that the rules of procedure were breached.
21:41
21:41

Parliament Approves Removal of Presidential Age Limits, Term Limits Reinstated age limit removal 1

The endorsement came after majority MPs supported the amendment of Article 102b of the Constitution that provided for the presidential age limits between 35 years and 75 years. This was in a sitting Chaired by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
18:19
18:19

Magyezi Blames Committee Over Age-Limit Bill Delays age limit removal 3 1

Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi has blamed the Legal and Parliamentary affairs committee for the delays in the second reading of the constitutional amendment bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits.
17:30
17:30

Opposition Unveils New Plan Against Age Limit Removal 6 1

The Rubaga North MP, Moses Kasibante appealed to Uganda Communications Commission UCC to leave Ugandans debate the age limit matter peacefully without gagging the media and stopping live broadcast next week.
18:19
18:19

Age Limit: Committee to Meet Museveni age limit removal 1

Medard Lubega Ssegona, the Busiro East County MP told URN that he doesnt see the need to consult the president since people already know his views because he is the sole beneficiary of the proposed amendment.
16:26
16:26

MPs Storm Out of Parliament over Security Invasion age limit removal 1 3

The group consisting mainly of opposition legislators and liberal members of the ruling National Resistance Movement - NRM party, stormed out of the house upon noticing that the matter was not listed among items on the order paper.
16:32
16:32

UYD Joins Campaign for Referendum on Presidential Age age limit removal 2 1

The group now joins former Presidential candidate Dr Abed Bwanika and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu who launched similar efforts earlier. Although its not a joint effort, the three opposition teams are now collecting signatures, to cause a referendum on the matter.
08:35
08:35

LOP Kiiza Faults Gov't On Doctors' Strike doctors strike 1

Her concern came after Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng said that Uganda Medical Association UMA, the umbrella association championing the Nationwide strike is an illegal entity and henceforth not legally mandated to negotiate for the welfare of medical workers.
10:57
10:57

Age Limit; Slow Pace of Committee Consultations Worries MPs age limit removal 1 4

Several members of the committee have criticized the slow pace of the process. The committee expected to engage with at least 50 teams of witnesses between October 31 and November 20, according to its consultation roadmap.
07:24
07:24

Age Limit: Police Foils Anti-Baryomunsi Protest age limit removal 2 3

Bright Twehikyiire, a student at African College of Commerce and Technology-ACCT, says the decision of the minister to avoid his electorate is a sign of disrespect and deprives them of their rights.
17:09
17:09

Agago Residents Overwhelmingly Reject Age Limit Amendment age limit removal 2 1

Findings by area MP Morris Ogenga Latigo indicate that 5, 899, out of the 5, 947 constituents reached, were against the proposed amendment. Only 48 persons voted in favour of the amendment.
17:01
17:01

Why Tooro is United Against Age Limit Removal slyvia rwabwogo 1 4

Bishop Reuben Kisembo, of Ruwenzori Diocese, Bishop Robert Muhiirwa of Fort Portal Diocese, Alex Ruhunda, the Member of Parliament Fort Portal Municipality and Sylvia Rwabwogo, the Kabarole Woman MP have openly come out to rebuke the move.
08:25
08:25

Kabale Municipal Leaders Vote Against Age Limit Removal 1 4

Out of the 94 leaders that attended the meeting, 88 voted against, nine voted in favour of the amendment, while two abstained.
07:17
07:17

Age Limit: Three MPs withdraws from Teso Parliamentary Group age limit removal

Ochen says he cant continue subscribing to a group whose only goal is to serve Musevenis interests.
16:29
16:29

Age Limit: Police Issues Conditions for Joint Consultations age limit removal 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Asan Kasingye, says they have been blocking joint opposition consultation meetings on the presidential age limit removal, because many opposition legislators havent been informing police on the number of MPs they expect and details of their meetings.
15:33
15:33

Police to Hold Individual Officers Liable for Use of Excessive Force parliament 1 1

Police Spokesman, Asan Kasingye, says they have received complaints from Members of the public implicating some officers for using excessive force on unarmed civilians.
07:46
07:46

Pictorial: How Police Foiled Age Limit Consultations in Nateete age limit removal

Police on Thursday evening fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd who had gathered to attend to a joint consultation meeting in Nateete, Kampala to discuss proposed presidential age limit removal. URN brings you the pictures from Nateete in Lubaga South, where the Opposition were meant to consult.
15:27
15:27

Muhakanizi to MPs: No Money for Age Limit Consultations age limit removal 1

While addressing the media in Kampala today, Muhakanizi said as far as he is concerned Parliament has so far been given 50 percent of monies for expenditures as it appropriated by law and which does not include consultations on the contentious Article 102b of the Constitution.
15:15
15:15

Age Limit: Police Seals Off Kabale stadium Ahead of FDC Consultations police deployment 1

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they cant allow any gathering in the stadium because they werent notified.
17:38
17:38

One Shot Dead in Rukungiri Anti-Age Limit Chaos age limit removal 2

One person has been shot dead today in Rukungiri Municipality as police clashed crowds of people that had gathered for a rally to voice their opposition to the presidential age limit removal.
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