Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| These are the top stories in this week’s The Independent.
Has Museveni become Uganda’s problem?: Experts reveal sectors suffering because of President.
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Africa’s real intellectual crisis: Why Museveni is not the cause of the problems of Uganda but rather their product and reflection.
Rwanda dials up investment: My first impressions of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, largely agreed with the ‘Singapore of Africa’ analogies I’ve heard and read about. Things are efficient, orderly and extremely clean.
Gen.Muntu explains rare unity against age limit bill: `We are seeing MPs in traditionally Movement strongholds coming out to oppose this Bill, the momentum is unstoppable,’ he told The Independent.
Charcoal users feel price heat: Scarcity and 30% price hike cause burning problem for experts.
Inside Umeme’s Shs47.5bn loss: Company fails to win court case against ERA, writes off Shs115.3bn from its balance sheet.
Nigeria’s Oranto Petroleum scoops PSAs in Uganda: This is the second company to be issued with the licence under the competitive licensing round for oil and gas.
Bidco’s US$70million investment on Buvuma Island near- MD: Kodey Rao is the manging director of Bidco Uganda Limited, the producer of edible oil. He spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about the country’s edible oil industry and the future outlook.
Government plans to tame interest rates: Museveni promises manufacturers cheap credit, electricity, roads and railway.
Museveni on Bobi Wine: To see young people oblivious of the issues but in leadership is not good for the country.
To amend or not the constitution: Why recent discussions have been neither highly educational nor offered legitimate debate.
A simple question for men on contraceptives: Why does the burden of preventing pregnancy fall mostly on women?
Seeking wellness through exercise: The constant battle between the patient and physiotherapist.
Creases and tears: Sane’s political satirist legacy lives on.
5 ways modern car engines differ from older engines: Modern engines work smarter.
Deena the German rocking Ugandan music: Sabrina Herr alias Deena has gained popularity amongst Ugandan music lovers for her unique way of doing music in the country; she perfectly sings in the native Luganda language; something that has won the hearts of many.