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20:41
20:41

Lukwago Wants Police Officer who Squeezed his Genitals Identified age limit removal 1

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says hes eager to know the identity of a security officer who squeezed his genitals painfully during his violent arrest last week.
19:57
19:57

Kadaga Postpones Sitting As MPs Fail Age Limit Motion age limit removal 1 1 Top story

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has adjourned the House sitting to 2pm on Wednesday after Opposition legislators disrupted moving of a motion on presidential age limit removal.
19:11
19:11

Pictorial: MPs Exchange Punches Over Presidential Age Limit Motion age limit removal Top story

The exchange came 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 102b of the constitution, paving way for the possible removal of presidential age limits.
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18:50

UBTEB Re-brands Technical, Vocational Courses to Attract Students 1

The Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board UBTEB and National Curriculum Development Centre NCDC are rebranding technical and business courses taught in technical institutes, schools and colleges in a bid to attract students.
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18:48

Police Holds Four Journalists for Covering Age Limit Demos

Jasper Ouni, one of the journalists who escaped arrest, says they were going about with their work when anti-riot police emerged with six pickup trucks and rounded them up.
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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.
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18:28

OWC Secretariat Probes Supply of Substandard Citrus Seedlings to Soroti soroti district 1

Peter Ebau, the Gweri Sub County LCIII chairperson, says the delivery of fake inputs under OWC program is common in the area.
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18:02

We Will Consult Voters On Age Limit - NRM MPs age limit removal 3

Some NRM party legislators supporting the lifting of the presidential age limits say they will consult widely with their constituents before taking a decision. The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga today announced that parliament had allowed Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi to present a motion seeking for the amendment of Article 102b of the constitution, paving way for the possible removal of presidential age limits.
17:46
17:46

K2 Telecom Goes Off Air disconnections 1 Top story

Godfrey Mtabaazi, the Executive Director, Uganda Communication Commission, which regulates Telecom services in the country declined to comment, saying he was busy and hang up his phone.
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17:20

MPs Exchange Punches as Minister is Accused of Being Armed 3 Top story

The exchange came moments after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga announced that parliament had allowed Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi 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.
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17:02

Arrests as Anti-Age Limit Protests Go Upcountry mbale municipality 2 3

More arrests have been reported in Mbale and Lira districts as youths staged protests against the proposed removal of presidential age limits from the constitution.
16:44
16:44

Law Society Cautions Against Eliminating Succession in Constitution uganda law society

ULS President Francis Gimara says that the move being championed by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi runs counter to all principles of democratic constitutionalism adding that the age limit debate needs to be married to the Presidential term limits which were removed from the 1995 constitution in 2005.
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Age Limit: Makerere Students Declare Hunger Strike 1

Collins Tumukunde says their hunger strike is aimed at sending a message to the members of parliament to reduce their greed for money.
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Police Disperse Anti Presidential Age Limit Protesters In Pader 1 Top story

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says no arrests have been made in connection to the protest.
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.
15:29
15:29

Age Limit: FDC Leaders Stage Peaceful Procession in Masaka age limit removal 3 1

Joseph Ssenzoga, the Masaka District FDC General Secretary, says they decided to stage the procession to show their dissatisfaction with the proposed scrapping of article 102 b from the constitution.
15:16
15:16

Parliament Allows Age-Limit Amendment Motion age limit bill 1 Top story

The acceptance of the motion was announced by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga after amending the order paper issued earlier in the day. She announced that Parliament was accepting four of the seven notices for motions issued by private members over the last one week.
15:11
15:11

10 DP Supporters Arrested Over Anti-Age Limit Removal Protest unlawful assembly

Swaibu Nsamba, the Katikamu North Forum for Democratic Change party Chairperson, says the arrest is meant to intimidate and silence those opposed to the presidential age limit removal.
14:47
14:47

Fire Guts Kyenjojo FM aston kajara

Isaac Kagezi, the Assistant Manager Kyenjojo FM, says the fire started from a short circuit. He explains that the two presenters who were on air suddenly saw smoke from the studio.
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14:40

Ruhaama Leaders Back Age Limit Amendment 3

Denis Muhumuza Savimbi, the Itojo Sub county LC V councilor, said they had resolved to support the proposed amendment of article 102 b of the constitution.
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