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Agribusiness forum exposes opportunities

Wilberforce Kisamba-Mugerwa is an agricultural economist and board chairman of the Microfinance Support Centre. He also served as the Chairman of the National Planning Authority from 2008 to 2018. Victoria Sekitoleko is the current chairperson of Uganda Agribusiness Alliance (UAA) and former minister of agriculture. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE …

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ANALYSIS: Besigye reloaded

Does Twerwaneko mean he will run against People Power in 2021? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Kizza Besigye’s recent launch of a national campaign dubbed Twerwaneko (Let’s defend ourselves) is being seen by some as a strategy for the veteran politician to launch himself right back into the political …

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ANALYSIS: Teaching English

Why the language policy is failing rural children Kampala, Uganda | MEDADI SSENTANDA | Uganda’s language policy requires that rural schools should choose a dominant local language to use as the language of learning and teaching for the first three years of primary school while English is taught as a …

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Military at Makerere

 What Museveni fears about student strike Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Getting the military to brutally quell a students’ strike at Makerere University Kampala is a sign of what is coming ahead of the 2021 general election. That is what many political analysts The Independent has spoken to say. …

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ISIS leader Al Bakr Baghdadi dead

World leaders hailed the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as an important step in the fight against terrorism but added that the war against ISIS was far from over. | THE INDEPENDENT | al-Baghdadi killed himself along with his three children when he was cornered in a tunnel in …

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