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ARTS: Embodiments of reason

Six artists revolutionizing materiality and collaboration Materiality in art is often evoked by artists as a response to how different objects in the community can be used to produce art. In the recent joint exhibition by Dr. Lilian Nabulime (Uganda) and Maria Brinch (Norway), the artists ventured into experimenting on …

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Blood pressure

Both numbers may predict heart disease | THE INDEPENDENT | According to new research, both high systolic and high diastolic blood pressure can lead to heart attack and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. In Uganda, one in three adults suffers from high blood …

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Supreme Court ruling on MP salaries

Hopefully it will reactivate the stalled process to get a salary review commission which has been long overdue COMMENT | Cissy Kagaba | We are pleased with the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the 2016 ruling of the Constitutional Court decision that impugned Section 5 of the Parliament …

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Day man landed on the moon

Remembering and contrasting events of 50 years ago in America as witnessed by a university student in Uganda COMMENT | Harold Acemah | July 20, 1969 will always remain alive in my memory as a momentous day on which President John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s dream of landing a human on the …

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Regulate artisanal and small-scale mining

The Africa Centre for Energy and Mineral Policy (ACEMP) organised the first ever Uganda national conference and exhibition on artisanal and small-scale mining and quarrying in Kampala on July 25-26. The Independent’s Julius Businge spoke to Don Binyina Bwesigye, the ACEMP’s executive director on the significance of the event to …

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Accountants tip government on economic growth

NPA boss says the country has undergone structural change but not structural transformation Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Patronella Namubiru, the associate director in charge of tax at the audit firm, Deloitte Uganda, spoke passionately about the prospects of Uganda’s economy at the 7th CPA Economic Forum held at …

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Cruising on the Zambezi

Lessons aplenty for Uganda from Zimbabwe’s water tourism Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe | RONALD MUSOKE | On a sunny late afternoon, Victor Madzimbamuto, 50, our boat captain welcomes us aboard Dighani Tours, a mid-sized vessel that is in effect a floating bar for patrons as they cruise on the Zimbabwean section …

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