Uganda's First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni, who doubles as the country's Minister of Education, has defended her 74-year-old husband's prolonged stay in power.
Mrs Museveni, who is the Minister of Education, was speaking on Thursday during the launch of a water scheme in western Ntungamo District.
Opposition lawmaker Winnie Kiiza and activist Kassim Male Mabirizi of the Uganda Law Society filed the petition challenging the constitutional court decision.
A bill removing the limit was signed into law in December 2017 after a chaotic passage through parliament that saw MPS engaging in fisticuffs.
The fifth judge, Kenneth Kakuru differed with the judgment of his colleagues, saying the age limit was scrapped illegally because the voters who are vested with the powers to amend the constitution were never consulted nor allowed to participate i...
Speaking during the launch of a water scheme in Ntungamo District, the first lady who doubles as the Minister for Education said it is God who puts leaders in positions of leadership.
The team to be chaired by former Attorney General, Prof Edward Kiddu Makubuya, deputised by former House Speaker and long serving retired diplomat Francis Butagira is expected to consider the various constitutional reform proposals that have been ...
Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has been invited to a session of the UK parliament which will be discussing the declining state of democracy in Uganda tomorrow.
Bobi Wine features alongside leaders such as the International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde and New Zealand's 38-year-old Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
It also ushered in greater youth and women participation in unprecedented political decision making, predictable and regular elections after every five years, the restoration of the rule of law (no extra-judicial killings) and traditional institut...
A few weeks after a leaked report by the Auditor General Edward Ouko revealed Kenya could lose the Port of Mombasa to China over unpaid debts, similar concerns have been raised in Uganda.
Eight Ugandan security officers have been charged in a military court with abducting and illegally repatriating Rwandan asylum seekers to Kigali, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.
Last year in August when you called President Museveni a barrier to Uganda’s development, some government functionaries here exuded a colonial mentality—the thinking that you can determine what goes on in Africa.
Kyagulanyi, the MPs charged, was beaten after government security forces abducted him and four other opposition politicians in Arua after the area elections in August 2018.