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The fall of PS Nassali Lukwago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It’s tough times for Dr. Rose Nassali Lukwago, a former powerful permanent secretary at ministry of Education. In the same position at the Judicial Service Commission, she has been a shadow of her former self. The Inspector General of Government Justice Irene Muyagonja directed …

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Retired Supreme Court Justice Wilson Tsekooko dies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Retired Supreme Court Justice, John Wilson Nattubu Tsekooko, died on Oct.14 at Norvik Hospital in Kampala, where he was admitted. According to Judiciary senior communications officer Solomon Muyita, Tsekooko had been battling cancer of the prostate. Justice Tsekooko was on the Supreme Court that …

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FDC blasts Nandala Mafabi over Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) rapped their secretary general for attending Independence Day ceremonies in Sironko district. FDC say it passed a resolution barring its members from attending events presided over by President Museveni. FDC officials led by party spokesperson Ibrahim …

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No new gay bill, says government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has denied reports that there is an anti-gay bill in the offing after earlier reports indicated that the bill would return in its earlier form. The anti-gay bill was struck down by the courts in 2014 a few months after …

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Resources for agriculture in Uganda

Planning and allocating resources to agriculture must follow five principles and 20 interconnected actions COMMENT | MILDRED BARUNGI | “A world where food is nutritious and accessible for everyone, in which natural resources are managed in a way that maintains ecosystem functions to support current and future human needs.” This …

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Cooked or raw food

How do they impact on your tummy? | THE INDEPENDENT | It seems intuitive that cooked food and raw food likely impact the gut microbiome in different ways, but there has been little to no research on this topic — so far. A new study in mice and humans now …

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Balance investments in infrastructure and human capital

Massive infrastructure development alone without well trained and skilled personnel will not help the country achieve desired economic growth targets. Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | This was the message directed to the government during the recently concluded infrastructure conference in Kampala titled ‘infrastructure and human capital …

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