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Undervaluing a natural asset

By Anna Amumpiire Balance needed between environmental conservation and development initiatives The aim of World Forestry Day is to raise awareness about the importance of forests and their contribution to humanity. In this regard, Uganda celebrated this day on 21st March 2013. Forests are a means to sustainable development and …

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Beyond the Nairobi massacre

By Micheal Meyer It is important to understand what is at stake in this gruesome episode, not only for Kenya but for the region and beyond Kenya heaved a collective sigh of relief when the four-day siege at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall finally ended. Yet the aftermath of the massacre …

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More Ugandans learning French

By Joan Akello French is fast becoming a global language in regional and international integration. Uganda is grabbing the opportunity not only for linguistic but also for economic reasons. The International Francophone Organisation (OIF recorded a population of nearly 96.2 million Francophones on the African continent, among whom are the …

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Silent killers

By Pearl Natamba Deaths from high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes go up in Mulago The woman’s leg had rotted away and, from the foot up to just below the knee, it looked like it had been burnt and left as black as soot. Dr Brian Kiggundu, a specialist in …

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