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Age limit removal not Kadaga’s achievement – Namuganza

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Lands, Persis Namuganza has said the drive for the age limit removal was not Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s achievement, but the whole NRM party position. On Tuesday, Kadaga said it was her effort that pushed through the unpopular age limit law. She …

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19 year old picks presidential nomination papers from EC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 19-year-old boy has picked presidential nomination papers from the Electoral Commission. Hillary Humphrey Kaweesa who picked the forms on Wednesday is in senior six vacation and a former student of Mengo Senior Secondary School. Kaweesa says that he attained three principal passes in …

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East African Court of Justice dismisses age limit case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Court of Justice has dismissed with costs the consolidated cases filed by seven opposition politicians challenging the removal of the age limit law from the Ugandan constitution. The politicians are Winfred Kiiza the Kasese District Woman MP, John Baptist Nambeshe the …

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Age limit appeals fixed for hearing via video conferencing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of three Judges of the East African Court of Justice will hear consolidated appeals challenging the scrapping of the presidential age cap from the Ugandan Constitution. A notice issued by Yufnalis Okubo, the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice shows that …

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Supreme Court adjourns Age Limit review case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Supreme Court Judge Opio Aweri has adjourned the Age Limit review case filed by City Lawyer Male Mabirizi to the next convenient session. This is after both parties in the case told him that they will not be available on the two dates in …

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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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