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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Besigye’s army of rage

The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Get your copy from the nearest news stand.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| These are the top stories in this week’s The Independent.

THE LAST WORD
Are Ugandans docile?: Why last week’s scuffles in parliament excited the public but did not lead to popular protests

COVER STORY
The angry Ugandans: Why Besigye’s army of rage is defeating Museveni.

BUSINESS
AkzoNobel now picks Crown Paints to sell Sadolin in E.Africa: The new move tightens competition in the region’s paint industry.

TOURISM
Why Rwanda is the next luxury travel hotspot: Over 20 years on from the devastating genocide, pockets of Rwanda have found their groove, providing a mix of luxury and adventure for discerning tourists.

INDUSTRY
Heineken beer to be brewed in Rwanda?: Rwanda’s major brewer, Brasserie et Limonaderie du Rwanda (Braliwa) is preparing to begin producing Heineken beer brand which is mostly imported.

NATIONAL NEWS
‘Worst parliament ever’: NGO Forum report punches holes in first session performance of current parliament.

UGANDA AT 55
Uganda @55: Reflections and highlights of country’s economic journey.

NATIONAL NEWS
Police Week was marked in crime-shaken Entebbe.

NATIONAL NEWS
Japanese aid West Nile special needs refugees: Peace Winds, JICA lead in provision of water, sanitation, nutrition.

ECONOMY
Cytonn eyes Kampala’s middle class with Shs 360bn housing units: The development likely to stir competition in the real estate industry.

PENSIONS
NSSF sees higher returns for savers in FY 2017/18: A section of members suggests the Fund’s flexibility to allow them access part of the saving to meet their needs.

HEALTH
DNA surgery on embryos removes disease: Health and science reporter, BBC News website Precise “chemical surgery” has been performed on human embryos to remove disease in a world first, Chinese researchers have told the BBC.

FRANKLY SPEAKING
Pastor Happy Ngabo: On being `the war son’:Pastor Happy David Ngabo gained fame for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) weekly prayers he conducted as part of the ‘Free my vote’ campaign in early 2016.

MOTORING
Cristiano Ronaldo’s new car costs Shs11bn: The Bugatti Chiron shifts from 0-400kph in just 42 seconds.

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