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In The Independent: Fight over Museveni’s bailout money

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

COVER STORY:
Fight over Museveni’s business bail out money

President Yoweri Museveni is battling with technocrats at the central bank and Finance Ministry over whether to fork out of the public purse about a trillion shillings to bail out private companies facing immense financial distress. Behind the bail-out is a well-calculated ploy for Museveni’s political mileage.

 

LAST WORD:
America’s war on its black citizens

Slavery in America may have ended but the US state has reproduced it through mass incarceration of blacks and police violence in poor black communities due to its hidden economic gains

 

NEWS ANALYSIS:
High cost of intrigue in Kyambogo VC search

How the endless search for a VC is complicating the university’s management issues. An investigation by The Independent reveals deep lying grievances among members of staff at this troubled university.

 

NEWS ANALYSIS:
South Sudan on fire again

War has broken out once again between forces of President Salva Kiir and his deputy Riek Machar. Hope is lost for the world’s youngest nation which had just signed a peace deal last year to bring back rival forces together.

 

HEALTH:
Living the positive life

An incredible journey of HIV’s oldest survivors in India since the first HIV case was detected 30 years ago.


BUSINESS:
Kampala tenants flee city centre

Rent for office space in prime locations in Kampala city has taken an almost 30% fall as tenants flee the city’s Central Business District (CBD), according to the latest report from the property agency Knight Frank.

 

BUSINESS:
S&P keeps Uganda at B/B credit rating

Increased investment in the infrastructure projects has helped Uganda to maintain its credit rating, according to the latest Standards and Poor report which maintained the country’s B/B rating.

FRANKLY SPEAKIKNG:

Eunice Musiime, the Chairperson of FIDA talks about her passion for feminism and social justice.

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editor@independent.co.ug

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