Days news byte; NRM MPs endorses age limit, opposition reacts as soldiers die in Moroto accident

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NRM MPs Endorse Age Limit Removal

During a party caucus consultative meeting held today at Parliament Conference Hall, 245 MPs agreed to table a Private Members Bill in parliament seeking to amend Article 102b of the 1995 Constitution. Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding was the only dissenting voice.

Age Limit: Opposition MPs React to NRM’s Move

Several Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views hours after their colleagues in the National Resistance Movement NRM endorsed a proposal to have presidential age limits removed from the constitution.

Soldier Dies, 3 Others Injured In Moroto Accident

Corporal Emmanuel Lokiru died moments after he was rushed to Moroto Regional referral hospital. Peter Ongwara, the Moroto district police commander identifies the other victims as Charles Nangoya, Emmanuel Onyang and Lokol Lotuke- all attached to different Local Defence Units in Nakapiripirit.

Schools Not Offering Quality Education – Ministry

Kedrace Turyagenda, Director Education Standards, says that today in an era where government is trying to promote literacy among all Ugandans, the quality of education has reduced because more emphasis has been put on passing exams.