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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Chinese quit Museveni’s refinery deal

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In The Independent this week: Chinese quit Museveni’s refinery deal

COVER STORY:
Chinese quit Museveni’s refinery deal: US$4bn project fails to get investor again

THE LAST WORD
Hubris of The Economist: How this British newspaper ignores Rwanda’s context in its neocolonial desire to define that country

NEWS ANALYSIS
Amending constitution over land: When poor peasants cry as the rich elite squabble

PARLIAMENT
Kadaga’s dilemma on new marriage Bill: Activists reveal why they are not behind her

OBITUARY
Samuel Frobisher Owori (Sept.13 1941—July 13, 2017)

Remembering Sam: “Optimism is what brings us to Rotary. But Rotary is not a place for those who are only dreamers. It is a place for those with the ability, the capacity, and the compassion for fruitful service.”

RWANDA
Kagame vows to leave no Rwandan behind: President Paul Kagame, who is seeking re-election and holding campaigns across the country, has said the mantra of his party; RPF-Inkotanyi, is “not to leave any Rwanda behind.”

BUSINESS
Rwanda and China’s rich: Why Jack Ma went to Kenya, Rwanda with 38 Chinese billionaires in tow

BANKING
Future of banking: If it looks so gloomy, why is everyone seeing it as bright? Technological innovations boost NSSF contributions

BUSINESS
Cement glut looms: Surplus expected to eat into the producer’s profitability

HEALTH
Candidate AIDS vaccine passes early test: Successful trials held in South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda.

‘Coffee naps’ put to rest: How a cup before a nap helps you power through the day.

COMMENT
Can military deliver democracy?: In his 30th State of the Nation Address on June 6, President Yoweri Museveni said Uganda is at peace with itself thanks to the tireless efforts of its army

ARTS
Unfamiliarity at surfaces exhibition: Some of the drawings are larger than life hanging on the whitewashed walls of the large gallery space. At the entrance, a glass bottles installation hangs like a chandelier from the ceiling.

FRANKLY SPEAKING
Mujib Kasule: Uganda football doesn’t start, end with Cranes: Mujib Kasule is a former footballer turned manager. He was vice president of Uganda’s football governing body, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) from 2012 to 2014. Even as a privileged child who was born into a wealthy family in Wandegeya, a Kampala city suburb, Kasule’s love for football led him to mostly mingle with the less fortunate and street children of the nearby slums of Kivulu and Katanga

MOTORING
Big cars with ridiculously tiny engines

 

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