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The power of solid waste

Uganda offers lessons in tapping it Kampala, Uganda | SHUAIB LWASA | In places where municipalities continuously fail to collect and manage waste, authorities tend to concentrate their efforts in a few areas. These are often in a city’s wealthier sections. Informal settlements remain under-served or are not served at …

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Why Uganda Clays recorded Shs722million loss

Performance was dented by routine factory maintenance and spikes in operating costs Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Clay products maker, Uganda Clays Limited, has recorded a Shs722million loss. But company officials say the future is bright. Financial results released on Sep.04 indicate that the loss in question was for …

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Anti-immigrant hate crime in South Africa

What research reveals about its drivers | STEVEN GORDON | Mobs have attacked foreign-owned businesses on the streets of at least three South African cities in recent days. This has caused outrage across Africa. There have even been retaliatory attacks. The South African government, under pressure to protect her large …

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Road accident victims

Where is the compensation from insurance companies?  | THE INDEPENDENT | We begin with an extended excerpt from former Minister of Finance, Prof. Ezra Sabiti Suruma’s 2014 book titled `Advancing the Ugandan Economy: A personal Account’. On page 159, he writes: In some accidents, dozens of people died and many …

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