Museveni Given Green Light to Seek 6th Presidential Term
The long-awaited presidential age limit judgment was delivered at the High Court in Mbale where the court upheld the removal of the 75-year age cap. This will allow 73-year old President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in office for 32 years, to run in the 2021 polls.
Independent (Kampala), 27 July 2018
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