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‘Bobi Wine: Ghetto President’

This gripping documentary charts the rise of the pop star-turned-politician seeking to end Uganda’s brutal dictatorship | ALLAN HUNTER | Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, has become the face of change in Uganda, the charismatic pop star-turned-politician the embodiment of hope in a country ruled by a brutal dictatorship. Christopher …

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Eulogy for Gen Elly Tumwine

  EULOGY FOR GEN TUMWINE: Today, we are mourning the passing on of a National hero, a true patriot, a freedom fighter, a revolutionary, a Pan Africanist, an icon of the liberation struggles against dictatorial regimes in Uganda; a decorated General of the National Resistance Army /UPDF. We are mourning …

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How Uganda started to tackle stunting – without a stunting plan

We spoke with Dr. Richard Kajura of the Makerere University School of Public Health about how the country significantly reduced prevalence of the condition by improving poverty, health, nutrition, education, and water and sanitation – by Exemplars News — August 04, 2022 SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | In the 1990s, Uganda …

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Ultimate Guide to Self-Drive East Africa: Adventure through Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya

SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organization of six partner states, the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. A traveler requires one tourist’s visa to explore all the wildlife and primates within the region except …

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How to beat car rental theft in Uganda

Loose restrictions on hiring a car and the high resale value of the vehicle have made car rental in Uganda the number one target for scammers SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | Car rental in Uganda is such a lucrative business but most proprietors are hesitant to invest in it. This …

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