Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Features, news analysis.
Museveni’s next cabinet: Which opposition politicians are in and what awaits them
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The triumph of colonialism: How European claims to promote `civilisation’ in Africa remain the supreme aim of all our governments
Rio Tinto’s return boosts Uganda mining: It’s a great coup for Sipa, say partners as deal dominates meeting of experts from 40 countries
Bududa mudslide victims of lies: Why the weakest link for them are unfulfilled government promises
Media censorship under Museveni: How the Ugandan media has borne the brunt of censorship for decades
We’ll not change approach, says new ActionAid boss: Xavier Ejoyi is the new Executive Director of ActionAid Uganda. He talked to The Independent’s Ronald Musoke about his expectations for the new role.
Technology and home languages: Marrying them in school boosts maths and science learning
Rwanda’s Mushikiwabo elected to head top Francophone body
Electricity tariffs drop not enough to grow industrial sector
Hima Cement looks to housing sector for growth: Over the last few years, Uganda’s cement industry has drastically changed. Hima and Tororo Cement factories have undergone major upgrades while at the same time; there has been entry of new players – Simba and Kampala Cement. The Independent’s Ronald Musoke spoke to Hima Cement’s CEO Nicolas George about the industry’s growth opportunities ahead.
Tokophobia: extreme fear of pregnancy : When some women develop extreme fear of childbirth
It’s raining dollars for Ugandan artists: Artist sells pieces worth Shs289m in one night
Daytime naps could help us make better decisions: A new study in the Journal of Sleep Research, examines unconscious activity
BMW is sick of bad 3 Series reviews: “I do not want to hear that shit anymore!” declares BMW development boss
Elizabeth Kasujja: Queen’s award winner: Elizabeth Kasujja is one of the three young Ugandans who recently won the prestigious Queen’s Young Leader award for their community service. They were awarded in London at a ceremony presided over by Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom.