Ugandan Cabinet Says Yes to Extending Presidential Age Limit

After a long meeting, the Ugandan cabinet publicly declared its full backing for ruling party MPs pushing a bill to scrap the constitutional presidential age limit. The effect of the amendment will be to extend President Yoweri Museveni's three-decade grip on state power.



  • Uganda:  Inside Age-Limit Cabinet Debate

    Observer, 18 September 2017

    After a long meeting on Friday, cabinet publicly declared its full backing for ruling party MPs pushing a bill to scrap the constitutional presidential age limit. Read more »

Ministers Arinaitwe Rwakajara, Adolf Mwesigye and Evelyn Anite address the media after the ruling party meeting last week

A video grab shows police officers escorting some of the youth from Mitchell Hall.

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