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The ‘Muhoozi Project’

Testing the water or preparing the ground? SPECIAL FEATURE | KRISTOF TITECA | DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA | A particularly intense and visible campaign has been taking place in Uganda over the last few months to promote Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba – President Yoweri Museveni’s son – as the president’s successor. This …

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Uganda elections fake

Expert body lists them among worst on the globe Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda elections score one of the worst rankings in the world according to a recent report released by the Electoral Integrity project which measures the quality of presidential and parliamentary polls across the globe. Perceptions …

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Uganda Development Bank powers tourism

Country’s development institution drives sector post-pandemic recovery with targeted financing | RONALD WANDERA | The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed more than 6 million lives worldwide over the past 2 years. In Uganda, there were about 163,416 confirmed cases and 3,588 deaths as of March 9, 2022, according to Ministry of …

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Malaria mosquito bites

Scientists discover they feed in shifts some during day, and some at night FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | Malaria cases and deaths have been slowing down in sub-Saharan Africa in the last few years. This is because of a steady drop in incidence rate of the disease for decades prior …

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