Age limit: UCC stops live coverage of events

One of the chaotic scenes inside Parliament after MPs accused State Minister for Water Ronald Kibuule of having a gun. Photo by Alex Esagala

Following the Tuesday and last week live broadcasts of Parliamentary debacle over the controversial motion to delete Article 102 (b) that limits the age of presidential candidates from the Constitution, and all related protests of Ugandans opposed to the idea, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed broadcast outlets to stop live coverage of such events.

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