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Lessons from Mao’s boxing coach

By Flavia Nassaka Former presidential candidate recalls 2011 race, says a candidate needs great motivation to overcome challenges Norbert Mao, the 47-year old president general of the opposition Democratic Party (DP) has a natural charisma, eloquent public speaking, and ambition. In 2011, he was DP’s flag bearer in the presidential …

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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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