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Museveni Allies Renew Push to Abolish Presidential Age Limit

KAMPALA — Fierce debate continues in Uganda over the ruling party’s plans to remove the presidential age limit from the constitution. Parliament is expected to again take up the issue this week with the opposition pledging to continue its resistance.

Uganda’s ruling party says it will push ahead with its plans to scrap the presidential age limit despite street protests and stiff resistance from opposition lawmakers last week.

Peter Ogwang is vice-chairperson of the ruling party caucus in parliament.

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