Uganda: Parliament descends into brawl as lawmakers debate presidential age limit change

Fighting broke out in Uganda’s parliament between lawmakers over proposals to remove the age limit of 75 years for the Ugandan presidency in Kampala, Wednesday. Lawmakers for and against the proposal took to fighting with chairs and microphone stands. One female lawmaker was carried away after collapsing. At least 25 MPs opposed to the legislative changes were suspended from parliament with... Еще security personnel called in to quell the violence. Sitting President Yoweri Museveni, who has governed Uganda for three decades, is 73 years-old making him illegible to run for re-election in 2021.

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