Government secretly giving bail outs?
Information unearthed by The independent reveals that despite the public backlash against the proposed bail out of sinking companies, the government has resorted to a secret plan to bail out some of the businessmen including one who received a staggering Shs47bn.
Crisis of Africa’s post-colonial state
In yet another article on the unrealistic expectations Africans place on their leaders, Andrew Mwenda argues that poor African states cannot provide the same basket of services developed nations like Germany, UK and US. He says African elites should stop lambasting their governments for services they cannot provide, because they are financially incapable.
Second hand clothes ban debt
Uganda and its neighbours in the EAC are planning a ban on second hand clothes to promote local textile industries but the downtown business employs thousands of Ugandans who depend on it for their livelihoods
Second hand ban strategy
Some economists are opposed to the idea of banning second hand clothes to promote Uganda’s industrialisation saying there is no evidence to show that it will lead to growth of local garment industries.
What if more mothers are dying?
Conventional data says that every day in Uganda, sixteen mothers die while giving birth but a new report suggests that governments underestimate the true magnitude of maternal, child death in hospitals.
Uganda Clays eyes Rwanda
Uganda Clays which has embarked on an ambitious plan to enter the Rwandan market, following the cue of some Ugandan businesses.
Jacqueline Asiimwe Mwesige is a lawyer who has always been passionate about human rights. She also talks about how she has always been a part of organisations that fight for women’ rights.