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20:26
20:26

Attorney General Tasked to Justify Need for Age Limit Removal william byaruhanga 1 1

Attorney General William Byaruhanga told the court that Ugandan citizens were dully consulted on the amendments, some of which are now under contention. Byaruhanga said that public views were represented by Members of Parliament, who were dully facilitated to consult and later reported that their constituents had endorsed the proposals.
20:05
20:05

Age Limit Petition: Should Speaker Of Parliament Be Summoned? togikwatako 3 1 Top story

The Deputy Attorney General, told court that the Speaker of Parliament, Deputy Speaker and Parliament officials under a Parliamentary Act had immunity and privileges including against being summoned before court as witnesses.
18:05
18:05

Kadaga Cautious About Woman President Talk age limits 2 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga today declined delving into the debate of whether Uganda is ready for a female President.
19:23
19:23

Age Limit : NRM Caucus Asks "Rebel" MPS To Explain parliament 3 1 Top story

Each of the legislators that voted against the Bill is required to to write to Party Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa with an explanation.
15:37
15:37

MP Kiyingi Airlifted to Thailand in Critical Condition age limits 1 Top story

The MP has been battling complications in his lungs since November 2017. He was hospitalised at Agha Khan Hospital late last year but his health deteriorated early this year.
08:17
08:17

Museveni Hails Age Limit Bill Passing rwakitura 1 3

The president also attacked religious leaders especially those who were against the age limit bill for being arrogant. Quoting the bible, President Museveni referred to the religious leaders as Caiaphas, the Highest Priest, who turned Jesus over to Pontius Pilates soldiers.
16:43
16:43

Soroti Activist Released president museveni

Ssewakiryanga argued that Ekwee is being persecuted for his work most of which, is related to governance initiatives that promote stronger citizen-leader engagements including the Citizen Manifesto and related campaigns.
23:42
23:42

How MPs Voted to Pass Age Limit Bill age limits

A total of 315 Members of Parliament on Wednesday night voted to pass the Age Limit Bill while 62 voted against and 2 abstained. URN Brings you a list of MPs and how each legislator voted on the Bill.
13:57
13:57

MPs' Niwagaba, Sseggona Arrested at Parliament suspended mps 1 Top story

Niwagaba had gone to parliament with some of the suspended MPs to deliver a copy of a summon issued by the High Court against the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the office of the Attorney General.
15:31
15:31

Ntagali Calls for Week of Prayer and Fasting christmas message 3 1

In his 2017 Christmas message delivered this afternoon at the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretariat at Namirembe, Archbishop Ntagali asks Chritians to pray against the current state of political anxiety caused by a lack of patriotic spirit, selfish ambitions and politically charged mindsets that incite communities into anarchy.
13:25
13:25

Age Limit: Opposition MPs Vow to Put Up Strong Resistance as House Sits opposition parties 1 5

Ibrahim Kasozi, the Makindye East MP, says they will put a strong fight and court their colleagues supporting the bill.
18:20
18:20

Museveni: Politics is Not About Using Physical Energy age limits 1

President Yoweri Museveni has said politics is about ideology and service and not a sport where one needs to compete physically. On the proposal to increase the of term of office for the President from five to seven years, Museveni said the leaders in Africa have much more to do and need adequate time to develop the continent and saw no harm in having longer terms. This appears to be another indication that the 73-year-old leader is determined to have the constitution amended and presidential age limits removed to enable him stay on beyond 2021 when his current term of office ends.
14:58
14:58

Ten Members to Miss ‘Age Limit' Meeting at State House age limits 1 3

Two of the committee members, Mathias Mpuuga and Medard Lubega Seggona are opposed to the meeting which they believe will be more of a lecture than an interaction. Other committee members, among them Muhammad Nsereko, Hamson Obua, Monica Amoding, Anna Adeke and Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda are out of the country. A number of them are attending the EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games in Dares salaam, Tanzania.
10:11
10:11

Age Limit: Workers Accuse Their MPs of Coercion age limits 6

Bruce Twesigye, the Chairman National Union of Education Institutions NUEI Makerere Chapter, told URN that the entire consultation was shrouded in secrecy, adding that majority of the participants were not even workers representatives.
07:55
07:55

MPs were Bribed to Amend Constitution – Lukyamuzi political parties 2 1

Lukyamuzi had appeared alongside other opposition political party leaders, among them, Democratic Party DP President Norbert Mao and DP Vice President Fred Mukasa Mbidde to present their position on the proposed amendments tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi.
17:22
17:22

Prime Minister: Article 102 (b) Wasn't Smuggled into Constitution age limits 2 1 Top story

Rugunda insisted that it would be unfair to stop anybody of a particular age to stand for the office of the President.
18:42
18:42

NRM: Age Limit Clause Was Smuggled into Constitution age limits 7 1 Top story

Appearing before the committee in the company of some members of the NRM Central Executive Committee CEC and National Executive Council NEC, Todwong stated that the Constituent Assembly CA agreed that age limits should not be imposed on persons seeking political office.
16:53
16:53

Kapelebyong MP to Use 'Age Limit Cash' to Buy Ox-Ploughs amuria

Kapyelebyong County MP Julius Ocen is using the shillings 29 million meant for age limit consultations to finance food security activities. Ocen, a member of opposition Uganda Peoples Congress UPC, has for the past one week been traversing his constituency consulting local people on the Constitutional Amendment No.2 Bill, 2017.
10:30
10:30

Muntuyera Suspends 81 Students Over Age Limit Clashes age limits

According to Atuhaire, on Tuesday night senior four students assaulted their senior five colleagues leading to serious clashes. At least six students were injured in the clashes.and bigger.
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