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Africa: clean cooking

Lifting the lid on dirty cooking fuels and calling for clean cooking solutions to millions of African households COMMENT | MO IBRAHIM AND MARY ROBINSON | When world leaders gather at summits to discuss global issues, do they ever stop to ask how the food was prepared or by whom? …

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Struggle to contain COVID-19

  What Uganda has got wrong – and right In June, President Yoweri Museveni tightened restrictions in the country following a worrying rise in COVID-19 infections and deaths. The new stringent measures included a 42-day lockdown and restrictions on the movement of people. Public health specialist Gloria Seruwagi reveals some …

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Pearl Dairy unveils new production line

Unveils Shs9.25bn packaging line to boost production, market access Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Pearl Dairy Farms Limited, the processor and manufacturer of Lato Milk branded products has unveiled a new Shs9.25billion Tetrapak Edge production line to its Mbarara based factory. Company executives said on June 29 that the …

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Punitive laws can’t curb misinformation

Time for a rethink what works | PETER CUNLIFFE-JONES | Misinformation, best understood as false or misleading information whether or not it was intended to mislead, has long been recognised as a problem worldwide. Together with disinformation, which is spread deliberately to misinform or mislead, it constitutes a key part of …

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Challenges of Ugandan political parties

The internal party deficiencies and external, legal,constitutional framework they should address to be effective COMMENT | DEUS MUKALAZI MUBIRU | In Uganda, multi-party democracy was opened up after over two decades of ban.  This move towards pluralism was a first step towards a competitive party system in Uganda. Today, a …

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EABL adapts to Covid-hit marketplace

East African Breweries Ltd took a shock when Kenya closed hospitality businesses due to the pandemic | TOM COLLINS | For any business that relies on open venues to sell goods, Covid-19 has been particularly challenging. As Kenya responded to the pandemic by closing hospitality businesses and implementing a night-time …

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