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It is ‘Aye’ for Magyezi’s plan to scrap presidential age limit

Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Uganda’s parliament on Wednesday took the first step towards scrapping the presidential age limit that would allow long-standing ruler Yoweri Museveni to stay in power. Tempers frayed for a second day over a plan, backed by members of President Museveni’s National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, …

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Magyezi tables ‘Age Limit’ motion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  MP Raphael Magyezi (Igara West -NRM) has moved the motion seeking leave to introduce a Private Members Bill to ammend the constitution. After order was restored Wednesday following a chaotic start to the day’s parliamentary session, Magyezi presented  a motion seeking leave of parliament to …

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LIVE: Suspended MPs thrown out of parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The “Age Limit” motion was finally tabled in parliament after another chaotic day in Uganda’s parliament. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga started Wednesday’s session of parliament by suspending 25 MPs for unruly behaviour on Tuesday, triggering chaos in the house. Fighting ensued as plain-clothes security operatives …

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Focus back on Parliament as ‘Age Limit’ debate rages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Focus is back on Uganda’s Parliament when MPs return to The House Tuesday at 2pm to continue business that was pushed forward from last week. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga is chairing today’s session that is expected to set in motion proposals to change the constitution to …

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AGE LIMIT: The full story from in, and out of parliament

THE FULL STORY: Chaos reigns in and out of Uganda Parliament as expected debate on motion on age limit removal is deferred Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The much anticipated motion for MP Raphael Magyezi seeking leave of parliament to introduce a Private Member’s Bill to amend the constitution …

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House adjourned, Age Limit motion for next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A chanting and choatic Parliament plenary was told Thursday that a proposed start to the process of changing the constitution to remove the age limit, dubbed the “Age Limit motion”, will be discussed next week. Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah told Parliament that their meeting with …

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Oulanyah calls for calm amid tensions over age limit bill

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Deputy Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has confirmed that he has received two notices of motion in relation to a constitution amendment. In his communication to the members, Oulanyah who chaired the Tuesday session said that he had received two motions. The first …

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