Uganda: Presidential Term Limits Debate Barred

The NRM Chairperson, Yoweri Museveni has blocked the National Executive Committee from discussing the issue of restoring the presidential term limits.

  • Uganda:  Museveni Blocks Term Limits Debate

    New Vision, 26 April 2012

    The NRM Chairperson, Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday blocked the National Executive Committee from discussing the issue of restoring the presidential term limits. read more »

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

  • Uganda:  MPs Vet New IGG

    New Vision, 24 April 2012

    The Parliament appointments committee convenes today (Tuesday) to vet Inspector General of Government (IGG) nominee. read more »

  • Uganda:  NRM Top Organ Blocks Term Limits Debate

    New Vision, 24 April 2012

    The debate to reinstate term limits has suffered a big blow after the NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) chaired by President Yoweri Museveni said there should be no ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Museveni Impeachment Still On - Nandala

    The Independent, 26 April 2012

    The leader of opposition in parliament Nathan Nandala Mafabi has said the process to impeach President Yoweri Museveni is still on. read more »

  • Uganda:  MPs Move to Limit Presidential Terms

    Radio France Internationale, 20 April 2012

    Ugandan MPs are moving to limit the term of office of the president, reversing a constitutional change made in 2005. The move's supporters come from both the ruling party and the ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Term Limits Bill Gets Green Light, Draft Ready

    The Observer, 17 April 2012

    A private member's bill seeking the restoration of presidential term limits has taken another step forward, after Parliamentary staff okayed its final draft. The Observer has ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Term Limits Agitators Have No Point - Govt

    New Vision, 19 April 2012

    Government will listen to the proponents for the restoration of the two 5-year presidential term limits, Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has said. read more »

  • Uganda:  Group of MPs Want Presidential Term Limits Back

    New Vision, 17 April 2012

    A group of MPs have launched a campaign to restore the presidential term limits. read more »

  • Uganda:  It's Time to Reconsider Presidential Term Limits (editorial)

    The Observer, 29 March 2012

    A group of civil society organisations has started a campaign aimed at restoring presidential term limits in our constitution. read more »

  • Uganda:  Campaign to Restore Term Limits Gains

    The Observer, 30 March 2012

    The clamour for the restoration of presidential term limits has gained momentum with a group of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) formally launching a countrywide campaign to ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Museveni Loses Grip as Parliament Rebels

    The Independent, 25 February 2012

    Barely a year into his fourth five-year term, President Yoweri Museveni for the first time in his 26-year rule appears to be losing his grip. read more »

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