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Lessons from NRM primaries

Why the chaos and violence in the ruling party are a signal of its strength and weakness of the opposition The just concluded parliamentary and district primaries of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) were characterised by unprecedented violence, vote rigging and organisational chaos. For many analysts, this is evidence of …

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Election violence can be avoided

By By Prof. E. F. Ssempebwa Risk factors derive from failure to adhere to the pre-conditions as elaborated by Chief Justice Odoki This is a slightly edited version of a lecture on Oct.13 by Prof. E. F. Ssempebwa in memory of Benedicto Kiwanuka organised by the Foundation for African Development …

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Be in touch with your breasts

By Dr.Nnandawula Kanyerezi Mutema, M.D. Early detection improves breast cancer survival and remains the cornerstone of breast cancer control October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month world over. It is an annual campaign dedicated to increase the awareness of the deadly disease. According to the World Health Organisation breast cancer …

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China is not collapsing

By Anatole Kaletsky Perceived inaccurate information is creating inaccurate expectations and changing reality to accord with them One question has dominated the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting this year in Peru: Will China’s economic downturn trigger a new financial crisis just as the world is putting the last one to …

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