Constitutional court approves parliament's controversial scrapping of a law limiting candidates more than age 75 standing for president, paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election.
The move has been labelled an attempt to stifle freedom of expression, but the government of President Yoweri Museveni says it needs the revenue so that there is electricity for people to use social media.
The law removes the age limit of 75 years imposed on presidential candidates, allowing 73-year-old Museveni to stand again in the country's next election, due in 2021.
Burundi’s cabinet has backed a constitutional amendment that would keep President Pierre Nkurunziza in office to 2034.
Uganda MPs scuffled in parliament ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni another term in office.
"Ghetto President" Bobi Wine brings his crusade for social justice and equality to Uganda's Parliament.
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