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How court paved way for Museveni to bid for 6th term

Top court paves way for President Museveni to bid for sixth term Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda’s top court paved the way Thursday for President Yoweri Museveni,74, to seek a sixth term in office, upholding a ruling to scrap presidential age limits. The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal against …

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Age Limit appeal quashed 4-3

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has quashed the age limit appeal and has maintained the Constitutional Court’s decision to lift the age limit for presidential candidates. The seven member panel of Supreme Court judges  quashed the consolidated presidential age limit appeal in a 4-3 verdict. Four …

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TODAY: Age Limit Appeal judgment

The 7 Supreme Court justices will determine these eight key issues  1⃣ Issue No. 1 Whether the Constitutional Court erred on the application of the basic structure doctrine. 2⃣ Issue No. 2 Whether the majority justices of the Constitutional Court erred in holding that the entire process of conceptualising, debating …

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Sabiiti: I did not apologize for not supporting age-limit

Rubanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  State Minister for Finance David Bahati and Rubanda West MP Denis Sabiiti have clashed over an alleged apology for voting against a constitutional amendment that lifted the cap on the presidential age limit. The drama started when Bahati named Sabiiti as one of the legislators …

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Attorney General tasked to justify need for Age Limit removal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Judges of the Supreme Court have put the government team to task to justify the need to lift the cap on the presidential age, 23 years after the promulgation of the constitution. The question was specifically raised by Justice Jotham Tumwesigye as a team …

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Petitioners ask Supreme Court to nullify Age Limit law

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Petitioners in the consolidated Age Limit Appeal have asked the Supreme Court to restore the age limit clauses in the Ugandan constitution, saying they were illegally removed. They are Male Mabirizi, six opposition members of parliament and Uganda Law Society. They ran to …

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Supreme Court prepares for Age Limit hearing

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has set November 7th as the conferencing date for appeals filed challenging the Age limit ruling by the Constitutional Court. The Court will be hearing appeals filed by Male Mabirizi, six Members of Parliament and Uganda Law Society. According to …

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ANALYSIS: Courts of fear

Behind Constitutional Court decision to remove age limit, annul 7 year term Kampala, Uganda | AGATHER ATUHAIRE | Two days before the July 26 decision of the Constitutional Court to uphold the constitutional amendment by parliament to remove the Presidential age limit and quash the amendment for a seven-year term for …

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