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Why Museveni should engage FDC, DP, Jeema and co

They represent true Ugandan interests and are equally sidelined by the ‘generational’ new Uganda forces | COMMENT | SWAIB K NSEREKO | Like the ruling National Resistance Movement, Opposition parties including FDC, DP, JEEMA and others are nursing political wounds sustained from recent electoral losses to the newest comer, the …

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Reforming Social Security sector

Why it will take more than the positive steps introduced by parliament through the NSSF Bill COMMENT | MORRISON RWAKAKAMBA | After two years of back and forth, legislative rancour, bevy of consultations and a mix of COVID-19 that ripened urgency for workers protections  – and continues to upstage fortunes …

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ROADS: Where is the problem, KCCA?

COMMENT | Samson Tinka |  In the last twelve months or so, Kampala roads have continuously become impassible. The Namauwongo road via The Monitor, Salama road, Ring road, Nagera road, Kitezi road etc have ceased to be roads and become trenches. Motorcyclists and cyclists are reporting nearly daily to various garages …

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Scientists and global health experts had been expecting a new coronavirus for years

Could a universal coronavirus vaccine future-proof our response? COVID-19 SPECIAL FEATURE  | Priya Joi | Although the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by surprise, with many still reeling at how drastically the world has changed, scientists and global health experts had been expecting something like this for years. Coronaviruses are notorious for spilling over …

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COMMENT: Climate change and loss of biodiversity remain urgent Post-COVID

“Building Back Better”: Regional Perspectives of Green Economic Recovery Post COVID-19 COMMENT | Barbara Ntambirweki | The COVID-19 pandemic is testing governments and shattering economic growth all over the world. The pandemic is currently causing significant adverse impact on the global economy with governments around the world implementing various fiscal measures to mitigate …

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10 students benefit from ICPAU’s 2021 scholarship programme

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge  |  A total of 10 students have been confirmed as beneficiaries for the second students scholarship programme for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda for the year 2021.  Picked from both public and private chartered universities, the beneficiaries will be awarded scholarships to undertake …

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