Magyezi: If Igara people refuse the bill, I will withdraw it

The Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, who came to limelight for backing the removal of presidential age limit, has this morning said he will drop the bill if the people in his constituency refuse it.

“If I got to my people and they say they don’t support it [the scrapping of the age limit], I will not support it. I do respect my people,” Magyezi promised.

The controversial MP was responding to a question from Joel Ssenyonyi when he was appearing on Morning At NTV show with human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo.

Makerere students win Shs 900,000 from cyber law competition

Winners of the cyber law students' competition that was organised by Makerere department of Journalism and Communication in conjunction with Action Aid Uganda have been awarded Shs 900,000.

This was during today's Cyber law symposium that was held at Makerere main hall. The event followed that of Friday September 22 where students made presentations on Cyber law and freedom of expression in Uganda, and were graded by a panel of five judges who included their lecturers.

JUST IN: Makerere releases 2017-2018 private admission lists

Makerere University has relased the 2017-2018 admission lists for privately sponsored students.

According to the university's public relations officer, Ritah Namisango, the lists are incomplete because they only contain those admitted under the direct entry scheme (senior six leavers).

"The admission lists for other entry schemes on the private sponsorship programme namely Diploma Holders, Degree Holders, Mature Age and International Applicants will be released next week," Namisango states in an email sent to Jounalism@mak.