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Museveni Assents to Local Gov’t Amendment Bill 2020 2021 elections 1

President Museveni assented to the bill two days after it was passed. The President by law has up to 30 days to respond to the bill.
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MPs to Spend More in 2021 Elections-ACFIM age limit 2 1

A survey conducted by ACFIM revealed that 113 MPs of 185 spent close to 25 billion shillings in the Parliamentary elections 2016. In 2016 there were about 400 MPs.
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Petitioners Ask Supreme Court to Nullify Age Limit Law ladislaus rwakafuzi 1 2 Top story

On Tuesday, the petitioners told a panel of seven Supreme Court justices led by the Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe that there were irregularities in the conceptualization and passing of the Constitution Amendment No. 2 Bill, 2017, which paved way for scrapping the age limit from the constitution.
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Supreme Court Dismisses Male Mabirizi's Application age limit 2 1

On Friday, a seven member Panel of Supreme Court Justices led by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe dismissed Mabirizis application citing that he filed a lengthy and an argumentative affidavit of 264 paragraphs which was unnecessary.
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Supreme Court Consolidates Age Limit Appeals judgment 1 2 Top story

The Uganda Law society, a team of Six legislators and lawyer Male Mabiriizi challenged the petition on a ground that maintaining the constitutional amendment as passed by Parliament was an ambush of justice.
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Mabirizi Challenges Age Limit Judgment in Supreme Court ground 1 2 Top story

In his petition, Mabirizi raises sixteen grounds where he believes that the learned Justices erred in law while making their judgment.
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Age Limit Hearing At Constitutional Court Nears End 4 1 Top story

The panel led by the Head of the Constitutional Court, Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo that has for almost two weeks been hearing into the petition is expected to pass its verdict on whether to entirely overturn the contested law or to uphold part of it based on evidence submitted by the two sides.
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Should Museveni Relinquish Office On Clocking 75? uganda law society 4 1 Top story

The issue on whether the incumbent president should step down on clocking 75 years mid-term has emerged as the Constitutional Court hears a petition against the Constitution Amendment Act 2017.
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Museveni Will End Like Gaddafi, says Hope Mwesigye age limit 5

Former agriculture minister Hope Mwesigye has said President Yoweri Musevenis decision to sign into law the Constitution Amendment Act 2017 is an indication that his leadership will end in a similar way like that of Libyas strongman, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafis 42-year-rule ended violently when an armed uprising led to his overthrow in August 2011 and assassination two months later.
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UCC Directive on Museveni Message Dictatorial - Political Observers age limit 6 1

While President Museveni has been delivering New Year messages since he came to power in 1986, it has not been mandatory for private media houses to broadcast his message live. In his December 22 letter to all broadcasters in Uganda, however, UCC executive director Godfrey Mutabazi said all broadcasters will be required to allocate President Museveni two hours to deliver his New Year message to Ugandans between 10:00pm and 12:00am. The time has since been changed to 7pm to 9pm in yet another directive dated December 28.
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Moroto Clerics Condemn Extension of MPs Tenure age limit debate 2

Simpson Awongo Ebil, an elder in Pentecostal Assemblies of God Church in Moroto, says MPs turned their backs to the electorate who entrusted them to represent their views.
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Bishop Describes Events Surrounding 'Age Limit' Debate As Bad News 4 1

While delivering his Christmas Sermon at St. Pauls Cathedral Namirembe this morning, Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira said the events that preceded the passing of the bill were bad news for the country.
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Priest Condemns MPs in Christmas Eve Sermon age limit

While delivering his Christmas Eve sermon, the Vicar of Namirembe Cathedral, Festo Kalungi, said that it was only God to decide when an MP stays or leaves.
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Power is More Intoxicating than Alcohol - Mushega age limit 1 1

Veteran politician Amanya Mushega told URN in an exclusive interview last week that President Yoweri Museveni is drunk with power.
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MPs Draft Minority Report on Age Limit, Warn on Deployment 4

Muhammad Nsereko, the Kampala Central MP, says amending the constitution might change the fate of Uganda. He says they are working on getting each and every MPs vote before the second reading of the constitutional amendment bill no 2 0f 2017 bill before parliament.
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Rugunda Cautions Religious Leaders on Age-Limit Talk prime minister 4 1

His comments come at the backdrop of statements made by religious leaders in opposition to a proposal to scrap presidential age limits from the constitution. The current constitution caps the presidential age at 75. However, Parliament is considering a bill for an amendment that would lift the cap.
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Rugunda Orders Kabale NRM Official To Whip MP Sabiiti article 102 b 2 1

Rugunda said the decision by the legislator to convince his electorate to reject the proposed amendment has angered top party officials.
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Kabwegyere Defends Age Limit Removal 1 2 Top story

This afternoon, Prof Tarsis Kabwegyere appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee chaired by West Budama South MP, Jacob Oboth-Oboth. He maintained his position on the presidential age limits, saying that someones capacity cannot be limited by fixing age.
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Rukiga Elders Fault Woman MP on Age Limit Consultations dictatorship 6 1

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor, says despite raising his hand to explain why he is opposed to the proposed scrapping of the presidential age limit, Kyereere and Kamusiime turned him down without any reason.
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Kabale Security, NRM Officials Hold Crisis Meeting Over Age Limit Consultations 2 5 Top story

Denis Nzeirwe, the Kabale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, said some of the party leaders who have openly opposed the presidential age limit removal deserve serious punishment since they have decided to behave like traitors.
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