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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Elders advise Muntu to leave FDC

 

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

In The Independent this week:

COVER STORY
Elders advise Muntu to leave FDC over Besigye:  FDC elders explain alternative plans for him for 2021.

THE LAST WORD
Too much ado over nothing:
Why Museveni is most likely going to succeed in amending the constitution to remove the age limit.

BUSINESS
Messing with Uganda’s minerals: How people close to President Museveni rip country of minerals.

NEWS ANALYSIS
Bamugemereire: The scorecard: What has land inquiry achieved after 60 days?

RWANDA
Israel PM, president in rare Kagame honour: Netanyahu, Rivlin hold rare joint greeting for Rwandan president in Jerusalem.

GENDER
New ranking credits Rwanda on gender: Highest ranked country in the world with most women in parliament as of January 2017.

REGIONAL NEWS
War over used clothes: What panic in Kenya, Rwanda’s firm stand, mean for Uganda? Uganda unveils 2017 National Suppliers’ Database in oil and gas: More than 290 firms approved to participate in industry this year.

TELECOMS
MTN agrees to pay US$8.5m Rwanda fine: MTN has reportedly agreed to settle a fine of US$8.5m (about R114m) with the Rwandan government after negotiations over the fine broke down.

ECONOMY
Uganda’s private sector activity improves on strong demand: But experts are worried that improvement in economic activities is likely to stir imports, putting pressure on the exchange rate.

HEALTH
Ignored health danger: Experts demand more money for Non-communicable Diseases.

HEALTH
Unstoppable bacteria spreading: Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organisation has said.

ART
Tasty githeri of art: Exhibition tackles Buganda totems and nostalgic paintings.

FRANKLY SPEAKING
Sarah Aporo on sharing her HIV positive status: At only 22 years, Sarah Aporo took the brave step of sharing her HIV-positive status on social media. Aporo used the Facebook platform to post a video of her taking antiretroviral drugs.

MOTORING
The best car to buy: Older car with low miles or newer car with high miles?

 

 

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