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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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Bamwine calls for suspended MPs file

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The case file about six suspended Members of Parliament (MPs) challenging the action of the Speaker to order them out of Parliament during the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 debate last month, has been called for by the Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine for perusal. This …

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2017 year of Togikwatako

The foolishness & falsehoods Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | One of the enduring sights from the Dec.18 session of parliament to debate amending Article 102 (b) will be that of Allan Ssewanyana, placing his buttocks on the table of parliament and stretching his hand across to grab a report that …

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From A to Z: How they voted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | How MPs voted Wednesday afternoon on the motion for the second reading of the report (317 YES, 97 NO ) on the Uganda Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, paving the way for the lifting of the term limits on the presidency, return of presidential term …

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