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In The Independent: Oil refinery trouble, Museveni in tight corner

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

COVER STORY:
President Yoweri Museveni and his technocrats are struggling to find a serious investor for the refinery project that only two years ago, major Russian, Chinese and South Korean banks and companies worth billions of dollars were fearlessly fighting for.

THE LAST WORD:
Andrew Mwenda wades into the war of words between Rwanda and France over the death of former President Juvenal Habyarimana. He argues that Rwanda will never accept subjugation and it is high time that French became contrite and stopped harassing that tiny nation.

NEWS ANALYSIS:
Tales from South Sudan war: This October, there have been reports of many Ugandans returning to South Sudan where many suffered during the recent deadly clashes in parts of the country.

NEWS ANALYSIS
Land woes in Buganda – 1900 Buganda agreement ghosts return to haunt Kabaka’s government

BUSINESS:
National carrier question – World Bank calls for more focus on reducing high cost of doing business instead.

HEALTH
NMS, Cipla bickering over expensive HIV/AIDS drugs – Fight over pricing could lead to higher costs for patients and the government.

FRANKLY SPEAKING
Milka on being Monica in ‘Deception’ – At 25 years, rising actress Milka Irene Sobya took on a role of a married woman in the NTV drama series `Deception’. She plays a woman, Monica, who is torn between keeping her marriage and advancing her career amidst insults and abuses from a mother in law

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