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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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LIVE: Voting starts on 2nd reading of Age Limit bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Voting has started to pass the second reading of the Constitutional Ammendment Bill 2017 in Uganda’s parliament. Despite protests my some MPs that only 197 had contributed to the debate, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga went on to put the report to the vote. For the …

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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: What the MPs are saying in the Age Limit debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After another dramatic morning in which today’s parliament session was briefly suspended over claims soldiers were camped at the Catholic and Anglican prayer places, MPs started contributing to the debate on the Constitution Amendment Bill (No2) of 2017. When the plenary resumed after Speaker Rebecca …

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AGE LIMIT: Battle moves from Article 102(b) to Rule 201(b)

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Debate on the Constitution Amendment Bill (No2) of 2017 kicked off Monday evening and continues this morning after a dramatic day in which several MPs were thrown out of the house and Parliament’s Rule 201b was suspended. After the report of the committee on legal …

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LIVE: Ssemujju thrown out of house again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MPs Ssemujju Nganda,  Mubarak Munyangwa, Allan Ssewanyana, Gerald Karuhanga, Jonathan Odur and Anthony Akol were thrown out of parliament as the second reading of the constitution amendment bill 2017 got off to a chaotic start. Just before speaker Rebecca Kadaga suspended parliament to 2pm to …

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KADAGA: Those are my bodyguards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The second reading of the constitution amendment bill 2017 got off to a chaotic start, with members of the opposition again questioning the presence of plain clothes security operatives in the chamber. “Those are my bodyguards, don’t you know them?” Kadaga asked. “I am …

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