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[Photos] Ugandan lawmakers busy with unparliamentary work

[Photos] Ugandan lawmakers busy with unparliamentary work

Uganda

Ugandan Members of Parliament (MPs) have for two days in a row clashed over a motion seeking to change presidential age limits.

The violent clashes between MPs and the involvement of security agents have since led to the suspension of 25 members by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. The said motion, meanwhile has been passed.

Two years ago, a constitutional amendment was made removing two-term limit for the presidency to allow President Museveni to run for a third-term which he won in February last year, even though opposition unsuccessfully contested the outcome.

The 73-year Museveni will be two years older than the current constitutional age limit of 75 by the time Ugandans head back to the polls in 2021.

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