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Karamoja food crisis worsens

Donors urged to invest in both emergency response and long-term solutions ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | Insecurity, cattle rustling, COVID-19 after shock, rising food prices, climate change and limited resources are some of the factors pushing thousands of Karimojong households into destitution, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification …

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Prof. Rachel Musoke dies at 78

OBITUARY | RONALD MUSOKE | Prof. Rachel Nandawula Musoke, 78, passed away on May 30 after distinguishing herself in a 40-year medical career at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, where she is more known and celebrated than in her native Uganda. She began working as a neonatologist at Kenyatta …

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South Sudan gets first 5-Star hotel

Radisson Blu Hotel boasts views of Juba CBD and famed White Nile | RONALD MUSOKE | Radisson Hotel Group has launched the first internationally branded 5-star hotel in South Sudan. Located in Juba, the fast-growing capital and largest city of South Sudan on the White Nile River, Radisson Blu Hotel-Juba, …

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Afreximbank moots continental energy bank

Fossil fuel lobby want bank to serve as catalyst for Africa-directed investments Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On May 16, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) signed a memorandum of understanding with the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) in a move that seeks to create a multi-billion dollar energy bank …

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COVID-19 baby boom

How it could slow Uganda’s ‘demographic dividend’ dreams Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Nancy Piloya, 18, is a teenager who got pregnant during the 2020 lockdown. When Piloya, who is from Nwoya District in the Acholi sub-region of northern Uganda discovered she was pregnant, she ran away from home and …

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