Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Features, news analysis.
Musisi walks-out: The real story
Musisi’s resignation and the fate of CEOs: How Museveni’s meddling complicates hiring and work
THE LAST WORD
Museveni’s forgotten railway unit: Why 30 years later, we should not condemn but sympathise with the president’s fanciful and failed dreams
Kampala’s fat and the hungry; KCCA, WFP concerned as number of children without food grows from 13.5% to 18%
Uganda gets new bridge over River Nile
Kagame shuffles cabinet: Urges new team to transform Rwanda and citizens
American researchers find way to slow aging: Natural product found to reduce the level of damaged cells in the body, caused by aging
Forgotten art masters
Why Uganda needs a national archive for art
These driving mistakes can kill your vehicle
Maxime Van Pee: Motocross’s risk taker: Maxime Van Pee is a three time champion of motocross sport in Uganda. The 25 year old fast rising star has competed in several national, African nations (Kenya and Uganda) as well as East and Central African Championships.
Kenya’s plan to privatise prisons: Why it’s risky and needs careful planning
The university is not a factory: Thousands of students are pumped out of universities with degrees so that bureaucrats can tick off their performance targets
A university could be a ‘factory’: Good universities transform brains to output different wiring networks demanded by industry/society
Customer data leaks could spell doom for local banks: BoU says it’s not responsible for secrecy of customers’ information
‘Rebranding makes us bigger, better and stronger’
How to bring women, youth to formal economy: Closing the financial inclusion gap will require government, private sector and development partners.
Sitting, standing, walking: How do they affect your memory?