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In The Independent: Why the Chinese are angry with Museveni

The top stories in the latest issue of The Independent. Get your copy at the nearest news stand.
The top stories in this week’s issue of The Independent. Get your copy at the nearest news stand.

COVER STORY:
Chinese angry with Museveni
An investigation by The Independent shows that sparks are flying between President Yoweri Museveni and his Chinese lenders, Exim Bank, on one hand and between Ministry of Energy officials and of the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) on the other. Trouble is over the piling up of court cases and parliamentary commissions of inquiry into the handling of construction of the Karuma and Isimba hydropower dams.

THE LAST WORD:
Following the takeover of Crane Bank by Bank of Uganda, Andrew Mwenda argues that the Crane Bank will never be the same again and that the episode has important lessons not only for the Central Bank but for the banking industry and the Finance Ministry as well

NEWS ANALYSIS:
New approach to saving endangered species
Though poaching is regarded as the main danger for wildlife, there are other factors that kill them

HEALTH:
What your blood type says about your health
New research suggests that blood type could increase your risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s and more

BUSINESS:
Nuclear to the rescue?
Uganda, Russia sign MOU to tap huge Uranium deposits into nuclear energy

FRANKLY SPEAKING:
Crystal Newman is no quitter

COMMENT:
Moono Mupotola on Making “made in Africa” last
Counties must become competitive because Africa’s AGOA privileges will soon be eliminated

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