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AGE LIMIT: Attorney General ready to respond

Mbale, Uganda | URN | Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana has said that his team is ready to respond to issues raised by petitioners seeking to overturn the 2017 Constitutional Amendment, through which the cap on the Presidential age was lifted. Rukutana and his team have been at the Court …

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Should Museveni relinquish Office on clocking 75?

Mbale, Uganda | URN | A debate on whether the incumbent President should vacate Office when he clocks 75 years mid-term has emerged as the Constitutional Court hears a petition against the Constitution Amendment Bill 2017. Male Kiwanuka Mabirizi who is representing himself in the petition has threw another spanner …

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Age Limit petitioners query Sh29m share to MPs

Petitioners lawyers say Parliament breached article 93 of the Constitution by drawing money from the consolidated fund for Rapheal Magyezi Bill. Mbale, Uganda | URN | Funds spent on consultations for the removal of the Presidential age limit from the constitution have been raised as a matter of contention at …

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Police foils attempt to disrupt Age Limit case

Mbale, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Police on Wednesday foiled a move by a group of youth in Mbale town that was holding placards with names of justices presiding over Age Limit case. They were attempting to march to Mbale High Court where they said they intended to “award the …

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Age limit case hearing in Mbale enters day three

Mbale, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Hearing of the Age-limit petition at Mbale High Court entered day three with the petitioners still battling with the case as to why the amendments done to Article (102)b regarding the Presidential age limit should be declared unconstitutional. One of the petitioner’s lawyer James Byamukama …

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MABIRIIZI: Uganda has no Constitution

Mbale, Uganda | URN | One of the petitioners challenging the 2017 constitutional Amendment Act says Parliament replaced the 1995 constitution. Hassan Male Mabiriizi Kiwanuka, in his submission on the second day of the Constitutional Court hearing in Mbale district, said the country now has no constitution. He submitted that …

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Constitutional Court names five justices for age limit petition hearing

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The panel that will hear the contentious Age Limit Petition at Mbale High Court has been named. Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Ddolo Tuesday  listed Justices; Remmy Kasule, Kenneth Kakuru, Elizabeth Musoke and  Cheborion Barishaki as the ones he is going to work with. The date has however …

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Age Limit petition hearing to be handled in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The petition challenging the Age Limit law will not be heard in Kampala but rather from Mbale High Court starting April 04, 2018 according to the Constitutional Court. This was revealed on Tuesday by the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Ddolo during the scheduling conference …

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