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The other side of US exceptionalism

Why American policymakers shouldn’t conflate reasserting its global primacy with establishing a more secure world COMMENT | DANI RODRIK | When I started teaching at Harvard’s Kennedy School in the mid-1980s, competition with Japan was the dominant preoccupation of U.S. economic policy. The book `Japan as Number One’ by Harvard’s …

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Mirroring the life of martyrs

How Martyrs’ Day June 03 and the life in Uganda today mirror the dark old days of Kabaka COMMENT | ANDREW DAVID OMONA | Martyrs’ Day in Uganda commemorates the bold decision of some early converts to Christianity to give up their lives for the sake of the gospel. The …

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Boss, it is raining!

. COMMENT | ELIZABETH K. PATIENCE |  I wake up and prepare to leave home for work. Moments before setting off it starts raining. Time check- 6.20 am! Because I stay in the city suburb of Nsasa, I always leave home by 6.30. Also, since I don’t drive, I often jump …

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Escalating prices of vegetable oil, soap

Support Small Holder Farmers to grow oil seeds such as sesame, soya bean, and sunflower to increase production of the same COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | As the country grapples with rising prices of essential commodities, in particular prices of cooking oil, and laundry soaps, several factors have been advanced …

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Uganda Development Bank powers tourism

Country’s development institution drives sector post-pandemic recovery with targeted financing | RONALD WANDERA | The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed more than 6 million lives worldwide over the past 2 years. In Uganda, there were about 163,416 confirmed cases and 3,588 deaths as of March 9, 2022, according to Ministry of …

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