Age Limit – Legislation At Gun Point Is Overthrow of Constitution

[Monitor] When all is said and done, the debate on the proposed lifting of the age limit in the 1995 Constitution boils down to a referendum like question: Do you want President Museveni to continue ruling Uganda or not? Better still: Are you for or ag…

[Monitor] When all is said and done, the debate on the proposed lifting of the age limit in the 1995 Constitution boils down to a referendum like question: Do you want President Museveni to continue ruling Uganda or not? Better still: Are you for or against a Museveni life presidency? The urgings from NRM clothed in such slapdash excuses as discrimination make good lyrics for amateur comedy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition to Constitutional Amendments Growing Fast

[Monitor] This week, it was Rebecca Kadaga’s turn to chair Parliament. Her deputy Jacob Oulanyah last week bravely steered the House to an adjournment after irate MPs attacked government for creating an atmosphere at Parliament.

[Monitor] This week, it was Rebecca Kadaga's turn to chair Parliament. Her deputy Jacob Oulanyah last week bravely steered the House to an adjournment after irate MPs attacked government for creating an atmosphere at Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Killed, Three Injured in Amuru Land Dispute

[Monitor] Amuru -One person has been confirmed dead while three others are nursing severe injuries after being hacked following a land wrangle between close family members in Amuru District.

[Monitor] Amuru -One person has been confirmed dead while three others are nursing severe injuries after being hacked following a land wrangle between close family members in Amuru District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Football Body Implores Government to Support Cranes

[Monitor] Kampala -With the next World Cup qualifiers for Uganda Cranes against Ghana (October 7) and Congo (November 6) just around the corner, Fufa president Moses Magogo yesterday revealed that preparations for both games will require $500000 (Shs1….

[Monitor] Kampala -With the next World Cup qualifiers for Uganda Cranes against Ghana (October 7) and Congo (November 6) just around the corner, Fufa president Moses Magogo yesterday revealed that preparations for both games will require $500000 (Shs1.7bn) if the Russia dream is to stay alive.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UCC Directive Bites As Broadcasters Comply

[Monitor] Radio and television stations that have been relaying live proceedings of Parliament debating Constitutional amendments on Wednesday halted the broadcasts following a directive by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the sector regulator.

[Monitor] Radio and television stations that have been relaying live proceedings of Parliament debating Constitutional amendments on Wednesday halted the broadcasts following a directive by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the sector regulator.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

TV Personality Accuses MP Bobi Wine of Endangering Road Users

[Monitor] Television personality Ms Justine Nameere has accused Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine of reckless driving and “showbizzing” following Tuesday’s events at Parliament.

[Monitor] Television personality Ms Justine Nameere has accused Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine of reckless driving and "showbizzing" following Tuesday's events at Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Back to War – Cameroon Forcibly Deporting Nigerian Refugees

[IRIN] Abuja -Cameroonian soldiers are using “extreme physical violence” to force tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency to return to northeastern Nigeria, Human Rights Watch has warned.

[IRIN] Abuja -Cameroonian soldiers are using "extreme physical violence" to force tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency to return to northeastern Nigeria, Human Rights Watch has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nigeria Now Second World’s Leading Producer of Sorghum

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s agribusiness in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world’s leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is the number one world’s leading producer.

[Vanguard] Nigeria's agribusiness in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world's leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is the number one world's leading producer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Economic Inequality Lies Behind Growing Calls for Secession in Nigeria

[The Conversation Africa] The rise of ethnic and religious nationalism in Nigeria in the last decade has led to such high levels of tension that it’s prompted people to ask if it will survive as a country. Or if Nigeria is on the brink of another civil…

[The Conversation Africa] The rise of ethnic and religious nationalism in Nigeria in the last decade has led to such high levels of tension that it's prompted people to ask if it will survive as a country. Or if Nigeria is on the brink of another civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria