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Growing tourism sector

UTB strengthens marketing and quality of service Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Tourism Board is gearing up regulating tourism facilities, travel agents and tourist guides countrywide to support growth of the sector. In an interview with The Independent on Oct.15 at Protea Hotel during the agency’s quarterly media …

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The Asian economic miracle

  Deepak Nayyar, the  Emeritus Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Honorary Fellow, Balliol College, University of Oxford, explains how Asia transformed from the poorest continent in the world into a global economic powerhouse In 1820, Asia accounted for two-thirds of the world’s population and more than one-half of …

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Reviving Anti-gay Bill

Why it’s a costly waste of time for Ugandans Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Father Simon Lokodo, the ethics and integrity Minister’s planned re-introduction of the anti-homosexuality bill in Parliament has been described by human rights activists as “a waste of time and an unmitigated self-inflicted disaster for Uganda.” …

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Sabiiti on the spot

Exposing the police boss’s biggest problem Seven months after his appointment as Deputy Inspector General (DIGP) of the Uganda Police, Maj. Gen. Steven Sabiiti Muzeeyi, was on Oct.15 put on the spot. President Yoweri Museveni ordered him to stamp out increasing urban crime in the Kampala Metropolitan Area, an assignment …

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Hima Cement and Xente in Partnership

NEWS BRIEFS:  Hima Cement on October 21st announced a partnership with Xente Tech Ltd, a Payments, Ecommerce & Financial Services Company to ease online shopping of Hima and bonastore range of products. Xente is an online app offering digital products like Airtime, bill payments, movie, event & bus tickets and …

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