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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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Suspended MPs challenge Uganda’s new ‘Age Limit’ law

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Six Suspended Members of Parliament (MPs) Thursday joined the Leader of Opposition Winnie Kiiza to challenge the Uganda Constitution Amendment Act 2017 passed by President Museveni on December 20, 2017, before the Constitution court. Late last year, parliament passed the Constitution Amendment Bill that’s …

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Uganda Law Society goes to court to challenge Age Limit law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Law Society (ULS) has filed a petition in the Constitutional Court challenging the newly enacted “Age Limit” law. Through its president Francis Gimara,  renowned law don Prof. Fredrick Ssempebwa  and the Agago North MP  Prof .Morris  Ogenga Latigo, ULS says it’s aggrieved …

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