Thursday , March 30 2023
Home / In The Magazine (page 49)

In The Magazine

magazine stories

Dfcu unveils a home loans campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dfcu bank has launched a home loans campaign- aimed at driving up home ownership among its customer base in Uganda and the Diaspora, through provision of affordable financing solutions. The enhanced proposition gives existing and potential customers the option to purchase homes at an …

Read More »

BBC marks 100 years

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The UK national broadcaster, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), marked 100 years on Oct. 18 at a time of radical change in the UK. The broadcaster was founded by a group of wireless manufacturers and it began filling the airwaves with its first daily radio …

Read More »

Uganda’s young men are dying

YOUNG MEN DYING: The puzzle of why numbers decline when they turn 20 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s demographic projections are interesting; particularly on population distribution by gender between ages 15-24 years. Demographers The Independent has talked to say it is a well-known fact that women in Uganda …

Read More »

Nabbanja under fire over New York expenses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja is under fire over unpaid expenses she incurred while on her official travel to New York during the UN General Assembly in September. A letter penned by Uganda’s Ambassador to the UN, Adonia Ayebare, to the Office of the Prime …

Read More »

Gen Muhoozi defies dad’s Twitter ban

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a long running play, Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has defied his father, President Museveni’s advice, to stop tweeting. Museveni during an interview with Kenya’s KTN said Muhoozi would stop the controversial tweeting that has raised dust in Uganda and beyond. The former UPDF Commander …

Read More »

The West’s role in the global food crisis

A staggering 345 million people face acute food insecurity, with more going to bed hungry COMMENT | ANA PALACIO | Actions speak louder than words. That adage explains why Russian President Vladimir Putin’s depiction of his brutal and senseless war in Ukraine as a noble fight against Western imperialism comes …

Read More »

Women, life, freedom, and the Left

The trends toward political violence, religious fundamentalism, and the oppression of women are accelerating COMMENT | SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK | Four events centering around women have made headlines over the past month: Giorgia Meloni’s electoral victory in Italy, Queen Elizabeth II’s death and funeral, the release of the film The Woman …

Read More »