Teenager wins a seat in Ugandas parliament

center_img Patients with chronic pain give advice Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Barnabas Tinkasiimire, a lawmaker with the ruling party who has the reputation of a nonconformist, said the election of Oromait is an embarrassment to Uganda. “When you analyze that baby,” Tinkasiimire said, referring to the teenage lawmaker, “what kind of knowledge and experience does she have? This is unbelievable.”Oromait comes across as vaguely confident in interviews, recently telling reporters: “It’s not about the age … it’s the brain.”Mwambutsya Ndebesa, a professor of political history at Uganda’s Makerere University, said she could turn out to be a much more inspirational figure than some of her older counterparts.“She may not have any ideas yet,” said Ndebesa, “but she has the ability to learn.”(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Comments   Share   last_img read more