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AllAfrica.com
Ocampo Revelations Exposing Hypocrisy of ICC, Opponentsleaders who vilify the ICC as "racist", yet use it when it suits them. When Jub
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leaders who vilify the ICC as "racist", yet use it when it suits them. When Jubilee won the 2013 elections, President Yoweri Museveni described its victory as "a rejection of the blackmail by the ICC and those who seek to abuse this... Read more
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Age Limit - NRM MPs to Change Strategy After Harsh Reactionin Nalubwoyo village, Agwingiri sub-county and her security beefed up. During
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in Nalubwoyo village, Agwingiri sub-county and her security beefed up. During an NRM caucus meeting on Friday, President Yoweri Museveni reportedly cautioned legislators against holding "rally-like" consultative meetings, instead to invite small... Read more
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NRM Leaders in Buzaaya Vote Against Age Limit Billparty loyalists to favour the impending amendment that is seen by a section of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
party loyalists to favour the impending amendment that is seen by a section of Ugandans as a ploy to pave way for President Yoweri Museveni, 73, to contest in 2021, however, turned rowdy when the party leaders in the area tried to bar some members... Read more
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Has Museveni Become Uganda's Problem?Kampala — Once celebrated at home and abroad as one of a new breed of African l
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Kampala — Once celebrated at home and abroad as one of a new breed of African leaders, President Yoweri Museveni now finds himself the subject of intense criticism. Observers say he faces challenges created by lack of new ideas to revive a stunted... Read more
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Tanzania Signs Oil Exploration Deal With Ugandain Eyasi Wembere basin in central Tanzania. In August, when Tanzania's Preside
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in Eyasi Wembere basin in central Tanzania. In August, when Tanzania's President John Magufuli and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni laid foundation stones for the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline, President Magufuli asked President Museveni to... Read more
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Age Limit - MP Magyezi Wants Legal Committee Disbandedhas attracted controversy, with the opposition accusing the NRM of hatching a l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
has attracted controversy, with the opposition accusing the NRM of hatching a life presidency for their party chairman, Gen Yoweri Museveni. Museveni will be 76 years old in 2021 and ineligible to stand for the country's top job. Addressing the... Read more
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Museveni Slams MPs for "Forgetting" the YouthKampala — President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday slammed Members of Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kampala — President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday slammed Members of Parliament who are always bent on fighting for their salaries and those of civil servants instead of allocating adequate money to priorities that can help grow the economy. The... Read more
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253 Room Luxury Hotel Opens in KampalaThe Pearl of Africa Hotel (formerly Kampala Hilton Hotel) in Nakasero, Kampala
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Pearl of Africa Hotel (formerly Kampala Hilton Hotel) in Nakasero, Kampala has been inaugurated. President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday inaugurated the five-star luxury hotel housed in a 20 storey building. The multi-million dollar hotel,... Read more
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Aga Khan Arrives for Two-Day Official VisitUgandan President Yoweri Museveni decorates His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan
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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni decorates His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV during the 55th Independence anniversary at the Bushenyi-Ishaka grounds in Bushenyi. Dar es Salaam — The founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network... Read more
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President Opens 5-Star Pearl of Africa Hotelnow open. Kampala — A week after the Pearl of Africa Hotel Kampala officially
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
now open. Kampala — A week after the Pearl of Africa Hotel Kampala officially opened its doors with fireworks, President Yoweri Museveni launched the 5-star facility at a colourful ceremony on Tuesday night. Museveni thanked the Aya Brothers for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When I Had a Ride in Col Besigye's Mobile Prisonhenchmen doing the dragging were soldiers from the Special Forces Command (SFC)
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
henchmen doing the dragging were soldiers from the Special Forces Command (SFC) that protects our brotherly revolutionary, Yoweri Museveni. Muhumuza, I don't know what rank he has in police, behaves like the Norwegian weather. During this fracas,... Read more
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High Interest Rates - President Museveni Turns Up Heat On Banksthe country's private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the country's private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn't make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni. Lashing out at commercial banks last week while officially opening the 25th Uganda International Trade... Read more
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President Sends U.S.$5,500 For Music Producer's BurialDaniel Mukisa alias Danz Kumapeesa President Yoweri Museveni lived by his word
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Daniel Mukisa alias Danz Kumapeesa President Yoweri Museveni lived by his word when he sent shs20m towards the burial arrangements of music producer Daniel Mukisa alias Danz Kumapeesa who was laid to rest on Monday at his ancestral home in Kabanyoro... Read more
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Uganda Honours the Aga Khan With Grand Master MedalKampala — President Yoweri Museveni on Monday awarded His Highness The Karim Ag
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Kampala — President Yoweri Museveni on Monday awarded His Highness The Karim Aga Khan, the 'Most Excellent Order of Pearl of Africa, The Grandmaster' to recognise his decades of work and contribution to Uganda's development. President Museveni... Read more
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Taking Stock of Uganda's Economy 55 Years After IndependencePresident Yoweri Museveni welcomes The Aga Khan to Uganda at State House. Octo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni welcomes The Aga Khan to Uganda at State House. October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda's independence in 1962. The country's economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of political instability, civil... Read more
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Museveni Tells Africans to Work More and Pray LessUgandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people to spend more time worki
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people to spend more time working, not praying. The president said the people's fundamental mission on earth was to work and invent ideas and solutions that would help them have dominion over all... Read more
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Worst Parliament Ever, Say NGOsthe presidential age-limit from the constitution could start. Removing the age-
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the presidential age-limit from the constitution could start. Removing the age-limit is designed to ensure that President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power for 32 years, can run again in 2021. He will be 77 years old then, and the current... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Ugandans Docile?and removed opposition members who were protesting plans by the ruling party to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and removed opposition members who were protesting plans by the ruling party to amend the constitution to allow President Yoweri Museveni run in 2021. The issue in this debate is not really about allowing 75 year-olds to run for president. Rather... Read more
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Parliament Passes Biosafety Bill on GM Products2017, which allows farmers to have access to genetically engineered products.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
2017, which allows farmers to have access to genetically engineered products. The Bill will now be forwarded to President Yoweri Museveni for assent. The enactment sets the stage for products that are still under confined field trials in the... Read more
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NRM Says Besigye Factor Behind Rush to Pass Age Limit Billis being rushed apparently because of the ruling NRM party's lack of an alterna
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
is being rushed apparently because of the ruling NRM party's lack of an alternative, formidable candidate like President Yoweri Museveni to field in 2021, especially against Kizza Besigye, say top party officials. Mr Besigye has challenged... Read more
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Age Limit - President Museveni Responds to MP Bobi WinePresident Yoweri Museveni shakes hands with Bobi Wine. Below is an unabridged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni shakes hands with Bobi Wine. Below is an unabridged response from President Yoweri Museveni to Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine in regards to the age limit amendment and governance. Kyagulanyi had called... Read more
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Aga Khan Arrives for 55th Independence CelebrationsPresident Yoweri Museveni welcomes The Aga Khan to Uganda at State House. Kamp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni welcomes The Aga Khan to Uganda at State House. Kampala — The Aga Khan has arrived to join Ugandans as they celebrate their 55th Independence Day, October 9. He is a special guest at Monday's celebrations in Bushenyi and... Read more
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Bobi Wine Threatened for Protesting Museveni Life PresidencyUgandan dictator Yoweri Museveni is on the warpath against leaders and citizens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni is on the warpath against leaders and citizens who are resisting his attempt to rule the East African nation for life. One of those targeted is outspoken popular musician-cum-politician Kyaluganyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda MPs Abandon Cars in Protest Against Musevenitransport. The move by the opposition members is alleged to be a ploy to mobili
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
transport. The move by the opposition members is alleged to be a ploy to mobilise members of the public against President Yoweri Museveni, whose government plans to scarp presidential age limits to enable him to stand for re-election. Under the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Singer Left Homeless After Magufuli Orders Demolition of his Mansioncomes as even as across the boarder Ugandan dancehall musician-turned-politicia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
comes as even as across the boarder Ugandan dancehall musician-turned-politician, Bobi Wine, also had his mansion hailed with explosives thought to be grenades for opposing President Yoweri Museveni ' s plans to removes the presidential age... Read more
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Aljazeera
Tanzanian president earns $4008 a monthstill think the president's salary, which is also lower than the salaries of Pr
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
still think the president's salary, which is also lower than the salaries of President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, is still too high. "The president gets everything from the government. His children's school fees, free... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Law to let Museveni extend rule brought to Ugandan parliamentspokesman Chris Obore said the bill was read and then referred to a parliamenta
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
spokesman Chris Obore said the bill was read and then referred to a parliamentary committee. FILE: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. Picture: GCIS KAMPALA – A law amending Uganda’s constitution to allow ageing leader Yoweri Museveni to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Makerere Law Dons Want Parliament to Rescind Age Limit Motionin 2005 when the Constitution was amended to remove the presidential term limit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
in 2005 when the Constitution was amended to remove the presidential term limits, the sole beneficiary of the amendment was Yoweri Museveni," the law dons said in their petition. Led by Dr Sylvia Tamale, the law dons also accuse Speaker Rebecca... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Bill Goes Through First Reading, Sent to CommitteeConstitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presiden
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency and open the Constitution for President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021 went through the first reading in parliament on Tuesday during a sitting of only the... Read more
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EuroNews
Law to let Museveni extend rule brought to Ugandan parliamentto Ugandan parliament By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – A law amending
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
to Ugandan parliament By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – A law amending Uganda’s constitution to allow ageing leader Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule was introduced in parliament on Tuesday, at a session where nearly all its opponents were... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Fistfights erupt in Uganda’s parliamentand chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debat
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni another term in office. The move to extend his rule has met widespread opposition from civil rights... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Fistfights erupt in Uganda’s parliamentand chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debat
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni another term in office. The move to extend his rule has met widespread opposition from civil rights... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Fistfights erupt in Uganda’s parliamentand chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debat
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni another term in office. The move to extend his rule has met widespread opposition from civil rights... Read more
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Age Limit - Museveni Will Be Stopped, Says BesigyeKizza Besigye and President Yoweri Museveni. Former Forum for Democratic Chang
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Kizza Besigye and President Yoweri Museveni. Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye says the campaign against President Museveni's leadership will not stop until he is gone. "Mr Museveni will go. It may take a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Opposition politicians in Uganda say homes were attacked with explosivessaid they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
said they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans to extend the long-time President Yoweri Museveni's time in office. The members of parliament said no one was hurt in the attacks last night. Government... Read more
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BBC News
Grenade blasts hit homes of Uganda MPsmotion currently before parliament that seeks to scrap the presidential age lim
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
motion currently before parliament that seeks to scrap the presidential age limit of 75 - a move that could allow President Yoweri Museveni to stand for re-election in 2021. Chaotic scenes broke out in parliament last week as MPs openly brawled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Should Become East Africa's First President, Says Ex Kenya VPSuper Alliance (Nasa) co-principal and former vice president of Kenya Dr Stephe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Super Alliance (Nasa) co-principal and former vice president of Kenya Dr Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka said that he wants Yoweri Museveni to become East Africa's first president after he leaves power. "After Ugandans have stopped torturing mzee,... Read more
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Daily Herald
2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attackssaid Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition t
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
said Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans to extend the long-time President Yoweri Museveni's time in office. The members of parliament said no one was hurt in the attacks Monday night. Government... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attackssaid Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
said Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans to extend the long-time President Yoweri Museveni's time in office. The members of parliament said no one was hurt in the attacks Monday night. Government... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Opposition politicians in Uganda say homes were attacked with explosives President Yoweri Museveni is the long-time ruler of Uganda (AP) October 3 20
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni is the long-time ruler of Uganda (AP) October 3 2017 Two Ugandan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attackssaid Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
said Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans to extend the long-time President Yoweri Museveni's time in office. The members of parliament said no one was hurt in the attacks Monday night. Government... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attackssaid Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition t
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
said Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans to extend the long-time President Yoweri Museveni's time in office. The members of parliament said no one was hurt in the attacks Monday night. Government... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attackssaid Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition t
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
said Tuesday they believe their lives are at risk because of their opposition to plans to extend the long-time President Yoweri Museveni's time in office. The members of parliament said no one was hurt in the attacks Monday night. Government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West Africa's Fear of Facebook, Parliamentary Brawls, the Right to Information and SDGs - September in Africaas lawmakers introduced a constitutional amendment that would remove the presid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
as lawmakers introduced a constitutional amendment that would remove the presidential age limit in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni - who has been in power since 1986 - is 72 years old. The age limit for presidents is 75, which means that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fate of Trade Deal Expected in NovEconomic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will be known in November during the Heads
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will be known in November during the Heads of State Summit. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, who is the chairman of the EAC, held a meeting with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Newly Appointed Deputy Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo Sworn InPresident Yoweri Museveni has sworn in new Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ), Alfonse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni has sworn in new Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ), Alfonse Owiny Dollo, in a Saturday afternoon function at State House, Entebbe. Different stakeholders who included justices, members of the Judicial Service Commission,... Read more
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Perth Now
MPs attack each other in parliamentary brawla 75-year age limit on anyone running for president. At the moment, the cap re
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
a 75-year age limit on anyone running for president. At the moment, the cap renders long-standing president, 73-year-old Yoweri Museveni ineligible to stand at the 2021 polls. A second furore, which was live streamed on Facebook, then ignited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni, EU Boss Jean-Claude Juncker Discuss EPAPresident Yoweri Museveni has met the European Union (EU) Commission President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni has met the European Union (EU) Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and presented a raft of concerns raised by East African Community (EAC) member states on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA). Leading a... Read more
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EuroNews
Not a pub brawl: Uganda MPs have punch-up in parliamenthas been made to lift the current age cap of 75 on presidential candidates, eff
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
has been made to lift the current age cap of 75 on presidential candidates, effectively allowing long-ruling leader Yoweri Museveni – who is 73 – to run for re-election. Some 25 MPs who contested the amendment were forcibly ejected from... Read more
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International Business Times
Is this brawl in Uganda's parliament the most violent political punch-up ever? lawmakers carried out of the chamber after collapsing. The age limit issue is
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
lawmakers carried out of the chamber after collapsing. The age limit issue is controversial because long-serving President Yoweri Museveni is 73-years-old and the maximum age for re-election is capped at 75. Museveni has been in power since 1986... Read more
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