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In The Independent: Museveni enters fight over Karuma, Isimba

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

President Museveni enters fight over Karuma, Isimba
An investigation by the Independent reveals that once again President Museveni has found himself in a tussle with Energy Minister Irene Muloni and her Permanent Secretary Kabagambe Kaliisa who have once again defied him on a third directive he issued regarding the formation of a special committee to offer strategic guidance to the projects.

Inside the war against Kayihura
Andrew Mwenda wades into the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura prosecution saga arguing that the General’s ability to maintain stability in Uganda by containing the Opposition’s Kizza Besigye and riots in Kampala makes sacking him a big risk.

Bogus elections, costly by-elections
With more Members of Parliament being booted from the House over inadequate academic papers and other electoral malpractice, we analyse who is to blame for the mess and the cost of by-elections to the tax payer.

Pan African passport to open up borders
An in depth analysis of the benefits that will accrue from the new pan-African passport and why some countries are apprehensive about a borderless African continent.

Rise of anti-oxidant skin bleaching
Despite incessant warnings against use of certain skin-whitening products, some people are determined to bleach their skins without caring to find out if or not the products are safe.

Stanbic Bank’s Mweheire steady
Mweheire, the first Ugandan to head Stanbic Bank, the country’s biggest bank by assets, is beaming with confidence and he has the figures to show for it.

Victor Ochen has never looked back since he started African Youth Initiative Network (Ayinet), which got him a Nobel Prize nomination. He talks about his greatest fears and what he values most in women.

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