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In The Independent: Inside story of Crane Bank fall

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

 

COVER STORY:
How Crane Bank fell – Why President Yoweri Museveni’s behind – the-scenes-maneuvers and directives to Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda to save Sudhir’s bank hit a snag. Lessons for Uganda from the failure of Crane Bank and what should be done going forward.

THE LAST WORD:
Bringing the State back in –
Andrew Mwenda on why the takeover of Crane Bank by Bank of Uganda provides the government an opportunity to restructure the rules of commercial banking so that banks can be able to help local businesses grow just like Crane Bank did.

NEWS ANALYSIS:
Kampala city vendors vow to defy minister -Should we support them in fight against politicians, traders in Kampala city?

AFRICA:
Morocco king in Rwanda to seeks support for AU bid – Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Oct.19 began a tour of east Africa to shore up support for a historic bid to rejoin the African Union after more than three decades.

HEALTH:
Why rabies still kills – No human in this day and age should die from rabies but the virus kills 160 people every day.

BUSINESS
Sliding tourism earnings -Terrorism fears continue to hit tourism industry but stakeholders optimistic about mid term prospects.

ARTS:
Art history returns to Nommo gallery – Visual artists from the East African region in historic exhibit.

FRANKLY SPEAKING:
Stephen Isabalijja’s tricks for success – The Austrian theoretical physicist Albert Einstein is quoted to have said: “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity”.

 

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