High Court ‘lacks jurisdiction’ to hear Age Limit case against Kadaga

High Court ‘lacks jurisdiction’ to hear Age Limit case against Kadaga

Chaotic scenes erupted as protesters besieged the High Court to express support for Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on Wednesday. This happened as High Court Judge Margaret Oguli Oumo heard the case of six MPs who are challenging their suspension from Parliament by Ms.  Kadaga during the AgeLimit debate last month. The youth were carrying placards written […]

Plot to assassinate Speaker Kadaga over age limit goes viral

Plot to assassinate Speaker Kadaga over age limit goes viral

An Iraq-trained gang posing with guns has vowed to assassinate the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and NRM MPs supporting the controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill to remove the Presidential Age Limit. Uganda’s constitution (in Chapter 7, Section 102a) bars anyone older than 75 from running for president. Should the bill fail, incumbent President Yoweri Museveni […]

Parliament to resume after ‘Presidential Handshake’ saga

Parliament to resume after ‘Presidential Handshake’ saga

Following suspension of  plenary sittings by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga due to a controversial order issued by the Deputy Chief Justice, Stephen Kavuma, Parliament has announced recommencement of business this Wednesday, The Constitutional Court sitting chaired by Kavuma last week imposed an order stopping Parliament from debating or investigating the Shs6bn shared by  senior government officials who participated in […]

Kadaga calls Justice Kavuma’s order ‘stupid’, suspends Parliament

Kadaga calls Justice Kavuma’s order ‘stupid’, suspends Parliament

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has indefinitely suspended parliamentary sittings until what she called “the stupid Kavuma Court Order” by Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ) Steven Kavuma is reversed. Kavuma yesterday issued an order against probing, debating by parliament or any person into the Shs 6 billion bonus paid to 42 government officials after winning $700 million in […]