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Bring the other CHOGM suspects to court

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati Former vice president Gilbert Bukenya was sent to Luzira Prison over the Chogm contract he awarded to Motorcare Uganda Limited allegedly disregarding procurement procedures. The Inspectorate of Government took up the matter in the anticorruption court. The Independent’s Mubatsi Asinja Habati spoke to Cissy Kagaba, executive …

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The Amazon or Oil?

By Eric Chivian and Rigoberta Menchú Amid the richness of the Ecuadorian Amazon, 30% of the population lives below the poverty line Charles Darwin would appreciate the irony of Yasuní National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Yasuní, home to one of the highest concentrations of biodiversity in the world, is …

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To cure the economy

By Joseph E. Stiglitz The prescription for what ails the global economy follows directly from the diagnosis: strong government expenditures As the economic slump that began in 2007 persists, the question on everyone’s minds is obvious: Why? Unless we have a better understanding of the causes of the crisis, we …

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