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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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Why suspended MPs dragged Kadaga to Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The six suspended MPs have petitioned the Kampala High Court Civil Division seeking to quash the decision of the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to stop them from participating in the ongoing debate intended to ammend the constitution. They want the Court to compel Kadaga …

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LIVE: ‘Police ready for Age Limit debate’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura has vowed that his officers will ensure proceedings in parliament are not interrupted when the constitution amendment bill 2017 comes up for its second reading today. “We support the Parliament and there must be order at Parliament. We …

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Only 15% support removal of age limits, report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 15% of the voters support amendment of the constitution to remove presidential age limits. This is according to a report on citizens’ perception on the proposed amendment of article 102(b) of the constitution released on Dec.08 by the Uganda Governance Monitoring Platform (UGMP) an …

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