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COMMENT: We can all fit on the road

COMMENT | ELIZABETH K. PATIENCE | Thank God that not long ago, we received the long awaited showers of blessings that saved us from dust. However, the roads sometimes seem too small for the motorists and pedestrians. When I say “road” I don’t only mean the highway but all passable …

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Sheeba’s sickening publicity stunt

COMMENT | ANDREW M. MWENDA | A local musician known as Sheeba Kalungi went on YouTube with a video. She claimed that some man who appears on television and presents himself as a role model raped her. She does not reveal the name of this man but claims this man …

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Elon Musk’s Twitter test

If platform becomes too toxic, advertisers might leave altogether, jeopardising the its revenue COMMENT | ZACH MEYERS | With Elon Musk buying of Twitter for $44 billion, commentators are scrambling to understand what the “free speech absolutism” espoused by the world’s richest person will mean for the platform. But the …

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The gathering stagflationary storm

Impact of negative aggregate supply shocks that have curtailed production and increased costs  COMMENT | NOURIEL ROUBINI | The new reality with which many advanced economies and emerging markets must reckon is higher inflation and slowing economic growth. And a big reason for the current bout of stagflation is a …

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Smart farming practices yield dividends

At the recent Harvest Money Expo, participants witnessed how Agric-techs support farmers to use mobile phones to transform COMMENT | DAVID BIRUNGI | Agriculture continues to be a key contributor to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of various economies across the world. According to the 2020/2021 financial year, agriculture accounted …

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Mwenda wrong on real problem of Uganda

The contradictions in his arguments and the contempt he holds Ugandans in, especially the educated, is striking COMMENT | JACK PINTO | Refer to: “The real problem of Uganda: Educated Ugandans can’t see they don’t need a perfect policy environment to become prosperous” (The Independent April 21).  I open Mwenda’s …

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Long-term peace and prosperity

  We need new international systems embedded in nature and redesigned to improve the human condition COMMENT | MARGARET KUHLOW | Russia’s war in Ukraine is a humanitarian catastrophe that violates the United Nations Charter and international humanitarian law, and has exacerbated socioeconomic and environmental crises around the world. It …

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