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Grenades explode at homes of Ugandan MPs

Grenades were thrown at the homes of two outspoken Members of Parliament in Uganda following their opposition to the scrapping of presidential age limit proposed by the ruling party, National Resistance Movement.

Ugandan MPs vote to remove presidential age limit

Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni has received a major boost should he decide to run again as president in 2021 after his country’s lawmakers voted on Tuesday to remove the presidential age limit in the constitution.

Kenyan lawmakers oppose move to cut their salaries

Kenya's newly elected legislators, who can earn as much as $10,000 a month in salary and perks, will oppose cuts by the wage-setting body that will turn them into "beggars", a parliamentary service commission member said on Wednesday.

ANC to punish MPs who voted for Zuma’s removal

Some members of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) are reported to have threatened to fish out ANC MPs who voted in favour of a motion to get President Jacob Zuma out of office.

283 Somali MPs sworn in

283 Members of Parliament have taken their oaths of office on Tuesday to represent the people of Somalia in the country’s tenth parliament. 41 MPs elected to senatorial seats in the Upper House and 242 in the Lower House placed their right…

Kenya’s Cord MPs storm out over ‘fight’

Cord MPs went straight to court after leaving parliament. Photo Credit: The Star. Opposition MPs in Kenya have stormed out of parliament in the capital, Nairobi, saying that they have been assaulted in the house. The chaos came during a…