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Africa: clean cooking

Lifting the lid on dirty cooking fuels and calling for clean cooking solutions to millions of African households COMMENT | MO IBRAHIM AND MARY ROBINSON | When world leaders gather at summits to discuss global issues, do they ever stop to ask how the food was prepared or by whom? …

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COMMENT: Youth, social media and respect

COMMENT | BENJAMIN AGABA | Social media has been awash with beehive idiotic activity in the past month, mostly announcing either the serious illness or the death of some prominent person, including members of the first family. President Yoweri Museveni himself,  and the First son, Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba have …

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Establishment of a Cooperative Bank critical in Uganda’s drive to middle income status

COMMENT | OSCORD MARK OTILE  |The co-operative movement comprises of over 800 million people globally, and is found in almost every country. A co-operative is an association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprise. …

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Challenges of Ugandan political parties

The internal party deficiencies and external, legal,constitutional framework they should address to be effective COMMENT | DEUS MUKALAZI MUBIRU | In Uganda, multi-party democracy was opened up after over two decades of ban.  This move towards pluralism was a first step towards a competitive party system in Uganda. Today, a …

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COMMENT: US leaves Afghanistan in security black hole

COMMENT | XINHUA | Though the White House touts its commitment to a lasting peace in Afghanistan, the grim reality on the ground shows that by invading the country first and then trying to run away in haste, Washington is irresponsibly creating a security black hole in Afghanistan. As Afghan …

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