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Justice Kakuru, who ruled against lifting the presidential age limit is dead.

Justice Kenneth Kakuru, 65 has passed on after a number of days in critical condition at Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi.
Kakuru was rushed to Nairobi last week. Unfortunately, he has been confirmed dead this morning. Reports indicate that he has been battling stage four prostate cancer.
He is remembered to have been the only judge out of a five-member panel that ruled against the amendment of the Constitution that lifted the presidential age limit.
Kakuru has been serving as a justice of the Court of Appeal of Uganda, since May 2013. He studied Law at Makerere University, graduating with a Bachelor of Laws degree.
He later graduated with a Master of Laws (LLM) degree, also from Makerere University. His Diploma in Legal Practice was obtained from the Law Development Centre, in Kampala.
He also holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Educational Policy Planning and Development, awarded by Kyambogo University.

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