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Elections shouldn’t be stolen

The Independent Team As a donor country, the American taxpayer needs to know the dollars being sent to this country are being wisely spent You have held discussions with several people. What impression do you have about Uganda’s 2011 presidential elections? These are important elections. It’s important for this country …

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World Cup:

By Iva Skoch A billion condoms, 40,000 sex workers CAPE TOWN, South Africa  The taxi drivers hustling around the bars on Long Street in Cape Town say they are ready for all the soccer fans that will flood the city in June for the World Cup. So are hotels, restaurants, …

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Exploiting the police uniform

By Maya Prabhu A story of abused authority and the victimised vulnerable Helens* work environment is more dangerous than most. On the night-time streets and alleyways of Kampala, her short skirts and revealing blouses flag down cruising clients, but also attract unwanted, and all too frequently violent, attention. Crucially, Helen …

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A wrong education?

By Dicta Asiimwe Shs150bn loan at stake as ministry of Education faces opposition over professional training institutions A meeting between ministry of Education officials and their counterparts from the ministry of Health on May 6 had an unusual agenda; formerly endorsing a World Bank-backed position on which ministry controls medical …

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