Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT.
MTN licence expires,rivals fight renewal: Dirty details of telecom sector exposed.
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The poverty of Africa’s elites: Why the tendency of African intellectuals to blame leaders for the failures of our nations is escapism.
Inside Somalia’s wars: How a clan system and external players are complicating the country’s reconstruction.
Rwanda’s development model: And why it wouldn’t work elsewhere in Africa.
To live or die in Israel: African migrants in face a tough choice as mass deportation looms.
Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal on migrants.
Archbishop Nkoyoyo: A child of miracles.
Juju – Africa doping?: How African athletes challenge Western notions of doping.
Banks scramble for a pie of Uganda’s insurance industry: New move expected to boost country’s insurance penetration.
Mixed reactions to Museveni’s New Year speech on economy: What experts think is important in regard to president’s message.
Driving opportunities for investors.
HIV self-testing improves uptake: Up to 100% of women given a self-testing kit took the test.
Tanzania to double TB-sniffing giant rats: The use of giant rats to sniff out tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania is set to nearly double by the end of the year due to successful detection rates, a charity who trains them is quoted in a Reuters Africa report as saying.
Uganda art 2017: The good, bad and ugly.
Plastics are the future of cars: From high-end sports cars to your everyday minivan, plastics have revolutionised the automotive industry. Some of the newest, most cutting-edge vehicles can give a glimpse at how plastics will continue to “drive” future automotive innovation.
Dennis Onyango: Fame, humility in soccer: He is the only goal keeper and the first Ugandan to achieve the feat of African-based Footballer of the Year, to which he was voted in January 2016.