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07:34
07:34

New Cabinet Shows Museveni Not Thinking About Transition - Mak Don Parliament 2 1

Makerere University History Don, Ndebesa Wambutsya has revealed that President Museveni’s appointments of the recent cabinet indicate that he is not planning on retiring anytime soon.
22:06
22:06

NRM CEC Decision on Speakers Race Pushed to Sunday Oulanyah vs Kadaga 1

Members who attended the meeting that ended close to 8;30 pm, told URN that although there were proposals that the members spend the night at State House, Entebbe to finalize the matter, many suggested that the meeting be moved to 8 am on Sunday so that both the candidates for the Speaker and Deputy Speaker can be agreed upon.
17:25
17:25

Opposition Rejects Administration of Parliament Amendment Bill fdc 3 1

The objective of the Bill is to amend the Administration of Parliament Act to allow for the election of Leader of Opposition following the nomination of at least three contenders by the leading opposition party. It also seeks to amend the method of choosing the party whips, choosing the deputy Leader of Opposition and whips.
19:11
19:11

NRM Sets Up Committee to Probe PTA Loan Scandal nrm caucus 1 1

It is reported that after the loan application was rejected by Parliament on January 7, 2016, the Ministry of Finance amended the objective of the loan to indicate that money was urgently needed to procure medical supplies for the country. It was subsequently approved three months later.
07:18
07:18

Opposition MPs: Reinstatement of Term Limits a Mockery opposition parties 5

Francis Mwijukye, the Buhweju county MP, says MPs who supported the amendments have worked against the country. He argues that the approved amendments are not for peace, development and transformation of the country.
13:28
13:28

MP Karuhanga Directs Bank to Reverse Age-Limit Deposit age limit cash 1 1

The money was given to all legislators as facilitation for ongoing consultation on a bill tabled before parliament by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi.
16:58
16:58

Opposition Absent as Parliament Eulogizes MP William Beijukye hepatitis b 1 3

Government ministers took over the moment of laying wreaths on behalf of the opposition, whose absence was not explained. Ruth Nankabirwa, the Government chief whip laid the wreath on behalf of the Leader of Opposition Winnie Kiiza, while Chris Baryomunsi the State for Housing laid the wreath on behalf of Secretary-General Forum for Democratic Change Nandala Mafabi.
17:09
17:09

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

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.
18:10
18:10

NRM "Rebel" MPs to Keep Consultation Cash article 102 b 4 2 Top story

Mathias Mpuuga, the Masaka Municipality Member of Parliament is the latest opposition legislator to return the money. Mpuuga returned the money to the finance office in parliament on Thursday afternoon.
18:38
18:38

MPs Want IPU to Investigate Rights Violations in Parliament nrm 1

Led by Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County, James Acidri, the Maracha East MP and Otuke Woman MP, Sylvia Akello, the group accuses Kadaga of conspiring with the state to allow the invasion of parliament.
16:38
16:38

Opposition Boycott Parliament until Suspended Colleagues Return age limit removal 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza, has announced that the opposition will boycott three parliament sessions, in solidarity with their colleagues who were suspended on Wednesday.
12:11
12:11

Age Limit: NRM, Opposition MPs in Closed-Door Meetings age limit debate

Both opposition and the ruling party legislators are engaged in closed-door meetings ahead of a possible showdown this afternoon over a motion seeking to lift the presidential age limits from the constitution.
18:31
18:31

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.
15:48
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.
12:59
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.
17:53
17:53

Age Limit: Mixed Reactions as Debate is Deferred parliament 4

Simeo Nsubuga, the Kassanda County South and Robinah Nabbanja, the Kakumiro Woman MP, say they will embark on a massive mobilization campaign to push for the scrapping of the presidential age limit.
07:09
07:09

Age Limit Debate: Kayihura Warns Public Against Processions police

Kayihura says they have recieved information indicating that some people are planning to use the demonstrations to cause violence and mayhem in the city including targeting parliament.
07:12
07:12

Oulanyah Defends Police Deployment at Parliament age limits 1

The deployment comes amidst heightened tensions on the proposed scrapping of article 102B from the constitution, which restricts the presidential age limit to between 35 and 75 years of age.
16:14
16:14

Parliament to Debate Age Limit on Thursday fdc 1

Oulanyah says he spoke to the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga on Monday morning on the motion and received a copy of the motion the same day in the evening signed by three legislators.
15:45
15:45

Police Arrests 14 Youths Over Anti-Age Limit Protests parliament 1

The activists under the White Angels umbrella took over the city streets early morning dressed in while overall with inscriptions denouncing the proposed constitutional amendment. They used the sound of a ringing bell to capture public attention, followed by a message encouraging Ugandans to rise up and block the amendment.
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