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The private sector steps up

While some companies will need government assistance others are becoming part of the solution COMMENT | DAMBISA MOYO | If the 2008 global financial crisis laid bare the worst of capitalism, the private sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is already showcasing the very best. COVID-19 cases have now surpassed …

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Mental health and COVID-19

Government should align the COVID -19 prevention and control mechanisms with the mental health challenges COMMENT | ANTHONY ODUR | The COVID -19 preventative and control measures in place till May 05, 2020 and the insurmountable updates transmitted through radio, television, and social media platforms are well founded. However these …

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We need accountability for COVID funds

It’s time to test the transparency and accountability that this government boasts of and preaches as its principles COMMENT | MICHEAL ABONEKA | First, Parliament approved a supplementary budget of Shs284 billion to fight COVID-19. This was approved under Addendum 2, of the Supplementary Expenditure Schedule No. 2 for Financial …

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Covid-19 fight exposes danger of corruption

How paying lip service to fighting corruption tendencies is undermining surveillance systems in East African region COMMENT | NATHAN WERE | East Africa, like the rest of the world, is battling one of the most challenging pandemics in history – the Coronavirus. East Africa’s over 170 million people are under …

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Access to justice under COVID-19

Why the lockdown should  be a reminder to strengthen local council courts for improved access to justice COMMENT | MUKALAZI DEUS MUBIRU | On March 18, 2020, the President of Uganda announced a 32-day long lockdown in an effort to manage the spread of the COVID19. The measures were published …

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