NRM ‘touches’ Constitution again – for better or worse?

Key players. A photo montage of President Museveni (centre), Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi and Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa. PHOTOS BY ALEX ESAGALA/ ABUBAKER LUBOWA

Hours after Parliament passed the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017, dropping the 75 year upper age limit for presidential candidates and extending the term of Parliament to seven years, Dr Busingye Kabumba, a lecturer at Makerere University and a leading constitutional scholar, voiced his frustration on Twitter.

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