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
The angry Ugandans: Why Besigye’s army of rage is defeating Museveni.
AkzoNobel now picks Crown Paints to sell Sadolin in E.Africa: The new move tightens competition in the region’s paint industry.
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.
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.
‘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.
Police Week was marked in crime-shaken Entebbe.
Japanese aid West Nile special needs refugees: Peace Winds, JICA lead in provision of water, sanitation, nutrition.
Cytonn eyes Kampala’s middle class with Shs 360bn housing units: The development likely to stir competition in the real estate industry.
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.
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.
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.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s new car costs Shs11bn: The Bugatti Chiron shifts from 0-400kph in just 42 seconds.