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COMMENT: Makerere’s four major problems

COMMENT: Morris Komakech By closing the university, the government is deliberately devaluing it and pushing students to private universities My nieces and nephews are agitatedly seated at home waiting for Makerere University to re-open. I had earlier advised them against enrolling in Makerere University for obvious reasons – the rampant …

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COMMENT: Uganda’s economic development question

COMMENT: By Geoffrey A Onegi-Obel The capital markets industry offers solutions for the country’s middle income economy challenge There has recently been an endless flow of ‘brilliant’ opinions about the way forward for Uganda’s ailing economy but none has so far had clarity that demonstrates understanding of the Economic Development …

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Dialogue on ‘Disabilities Act’

COMMENT: By Lawrence Tritschler Will the Persons with Disabilities Act of 2014 Serve Uganda’s Disabled? Every Monday morning I take a fifteen-minute boda ride from my flat in Bukoto to the Makerere University campus across town. Weaving through the heavy traffic that bogs down Kampala’s Wandegeya area, each week I practically …

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US chicken come home to roost

THE LAST WORD: By Andrew M. Mwenda How Trump won not because he violated American values but because he upheld American vices This week, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to win the US presidency. This is especially intriguing because Trump had been vilified by America’s powerful weapons of mass propaganda; …

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Building financial inclusion

COMMENT: Colin Asiimwe Using shame to understand and combat financial inclusion communication challenges for clients A few months ago, a client came to us at Metropolitan Republic Uganda with a problem. To solve it we had to understand the mindset and attitudes behind many peoples’ aversion to banks and formal financial …

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