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14:11
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MP Magyezi Refutes Poisoning Reports age limit bill 3 1

In a telephone interview with Uganda Radio Network- URN, MP Magyezi confirmed the he was in good health condemning the false reports about his life.
18:23
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Age Limit Amendment Derailed Parliament-Kadaga age limit bill 4 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said that consideration of the Constitutional Amendment Bill, presented by MP Raphael Magyezi derailed parliament, because of the complexities involved and chaos that marred the ensuing debate.
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Kadaga Case Referred to Constitutional Court suspension of mps 2 1

The case in which six Members of Parliament sued Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for suspending them has been referred to the Constitutional Court for interpretation. On December 18, Speaker Kadaga suspended the legislators for seven sittings shortly after the Minority and Majority reports on presidential Age Limit removal were tabled on the floor of parliament for debate.
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Prof Kanyeihamba: 2017 Will Go Down As the Worst in Uganda's History good governance 3 1 Top story

Kanyeihamba says the Age Limit Bill was passed to benefit the interests of just a few people in leadership positions.
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Bishop to President Museveni: Don't Sign Age Limit Bill 1 3 Top story

Bishop Kisembo also warned the advisers of the president, against misleading him to seek re-election in the next general elections.
10:15
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Counter Terrorism Police Personnel Deployed at Parliament age limit bill 1

Uganda Radio Network - URN has observed tens of uniformed Presidential Police Guards PPG emerging from the Parliament Police Post heading towards the basement. Also seen in the building are several Counter Terrorism CT police officers together with Very Important Persons Protection Unit VIPPU officers pacing around the building with some moving in groups.
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Clerics Warn MPs Over Age Limit Debate church leaders 2 1 Top story

Church leaders under the Uganda Joint Christian Council UJCC have warned that the current approach to amend the Constitution through a Private Members Bill is retrogressive and robes the Supreme Law of the land its pertinent status. This is carried in their joint Christmas message released today by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda COU, His Grace Stanley Ntagali, at a press conference at the COU Provincial offices in Namirembe.
07:18
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Oulanyah Guides MPs on Constitutional Amendments age limit bill 1 1

Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed all Members of Parliament intending to make changes to the two Constitutional amendment bills to first present them to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee for consideration.
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Age Limit Committee Makes U-Turn on Countrywide Consultations age limit bill 1 Top story

The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee today resolved to hold countrywide consultations about the Constitutional Amendment No.2 Bill, 2017 going against an earlier plan not to do so. In the committees earlier plan ahead of the consideration of the Bill, a draft budget of 715 million Shillings was drawn up to facilitate 23 legislators to traverse the country and also visit three countries.
14:05
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Age Limit Debate: Dozens Request to Appear Before Committee ordinary ugandans 1

Only 20 of the 49 groups and individuals invited to interface with the committee have so far showed up over the past three weeks. 20 declined to appear, five requested for more time to prepare their submission and the remaining four are scheduled to appear this week.
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Committee Summons Kasaija Over ‘Age Limit' Bill national gazette 1 Top story

In his letter, the Committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth-Oboth asks Kasaija to appear before the committee on Tuesday 21st November with copies of the Certificate.
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Uganda's Problem is Not Aged Leaders-Tanga Odoi: age limit bill 5 1

Dr Odoi said that the Ugandas political problems are not as a result of its climate or aged population and leaders rather the personalities of leaders and ability to harness goodwill of the people towards the countrys stability and political progress.
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Elders Forum has no Position on Age-Limit – Ogoola age limit bill 1

The chairman of the forum, retired judge James Ogoola told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview that they were unable to appear before the committee because the elders had not convened to come up with an opinion on the Bill.
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Age Limit: Lawyer Mulira Says Parliament Cannot Amend Constitution lawyer peter mulira 5 1 Top story

According to Lawyer Peter Mulira, the provisions under which the Constitution can be amended as spelt out in Article 259 can only be fulfilled through a procedure which is not specified. He states that this procedure can only be based on an act of Parliament which has never been passed.
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Age Limit: LOP Asks Committee to Defer Constitutional Amendment Bill age limit bill 1 2

She said the bill that is before parliament is premised on the erroneous interpretation of the court ruling, adding that Magyezi has no mandate to bring the amendments basing on the instructions of the Supreme Court because they were never directed at him.
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Women's Democracy Network Shuns ‘Age Limit' Invitation age limit bill 1

WDN-U also says that the Private Members Bill tabled by the Igara West MP, Raphael Magyezi doesnt take into account Ugandas history that is enumerated in the preamble of the constitution.
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Inter-Religious Council Shuns 'Age-Limit' Invitation to Parliament referendum 1

The Council, an umbrella for all religious denominations, now joins the Makerere University Law Dons and former Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi who wrote to the committee declining to appear as requested.
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Two More MPs Return ‘Age Limit' Cash winnie kiiza 3 1

Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Kasese Woman MP Winnie Kiiza and Roland Mugume Kaginda, who represents Rukungiri Municipality, returned 29 million Shillings each and handed it over to parliaments finance office in charge of refunds.
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Age Limit Bill Consideration Kicks Off Tomorrow 1 1

The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee is tomorrow set to start scrutinising the Constitutional Amendment Bill that seeks to, among others, lift the presidential age limit.
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Age Limit: MPs Call For Special Audit into Facilitation Money consultation money 4 1

This afternoon, some of the opposition MPs withdrew the money disbursed to their accounts and returned it to parliament. This isnt the first time parliament is giving facilitation money to legislators under questionable circumstances.
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