President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda MPs vote to scrap presidential age limit

Uganda’s parliament has approved a constitutional change that will allow the current president to run for an unprecedented sixth term in office. After three days of debate, MPs voted overwhelmingly to remove the age limit of 75 for presidential candidates. It means 73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled for[…]

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Ugandans brace for Museveni life presidency bid

While Ugandans spar over President Yoweri Museveni’s disputed re-election this month, a bigger battle is already looming: whether the country will change its constitution to allow him to stay in power for life. Museveni, 71, who came to power in 1986 and has endeared himself to the West by fighting[…]

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