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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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Commercial farming in Africa

The models and their pros and cons | Ruth Hall, Dzodzi Tsikata and Ian Scoones | Colonialism brought large-scale farming to Africa, promising modernisation and jobs – but often dispossessing people and exploiting workers. Now, after several decades of independence, and with investor interest growing, African governments are once again …

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Misusing computer misuse law

Kabuleta saga evokes different views from Uganda’s online community, experts kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | What exactly do Police mean by disturbance of peace and quiet of the president? And what exactly entails legitimate communication? These questions once again came to the fore following the most recent arrest of …

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Regulate. Regulate. Regulate.

What does Museveni want and can new tough laws deliver it? Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE AND ISAAC KHISA | Regulate. Regulate. Regulate. Taxi ownership, regulate. Coffee and sugarcane growing regulate. Cesspool emptying, regulate. Belonging to political party, regulate. Quitting political party, regulate. In the past few months, the government …

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Vivo’s move to end road carnage

Fuel distributor Vivo Energy Uganda is optimistic that road carnage in Uganda can reduce once all players cooperate. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Speaking at the second Road Safety Summit held at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala on July 23, Gilbert Assi, the company’s managing director said that their overall …

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Solving UTL puzzle

  Experts say Bemanya should stay but government should focus on recapitalising the telecom firm Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Debts, poor corporate governance, fights, politics and ageing infrastructure have taken centre stage in debates surrounding Uganda Telecom Limited. Bemanya Twebaze, a Ugandan lawyer and corporate executive, who has …

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