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Uganda Ruling Party Wants to Extend President's Rule to 2035

Uganda's ruling party is pushing for a referendum that could extend the longtime president's rule to 2035.   Rogers Mulindwa, a spokesman for the National Resistance Movement party, says the referendum to extend the president's term from five years to seven most certainly will happen in 2018.   In December, lawmakers passed a contentious bill that removed a measure in the constitution preventing anyone older than 75 from being president. The bill also imposed a...

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