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IN THE INDEPENDENT: What security is doing wrong

 

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

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT.  News analysis, interviews, features, business et al

THE LAST WORD
The false gospel of governance: How Africa’s obsession with `governance’ issues is too much ado over little or nothing

NEW ANALYSIS
Nalufenya torture latest: After mayor released quietly, 21 victims accuse security.

BUSINESS
Riding to riches on bamboo: Kasoma’s beautiful, environmental friendly alternative to metallic bicycles.

INDUSTRY
Banning second-hand clothes: To stop relying on Western hand-me-downs, African countries are importing Chinese textile companies.

BUSINESS
Sanlam moves to take-over Lion Assurance: Industry regulator says merger is major boost to local industry.

BUSINESS
We support government to ban alcohol sold in sachets- UBL MD: Mark Ocitti is the managing director at Uganda Breweries Limited. He spoke to The Independent’s Julius Businge on the sidelines of a joint roundtable press briefing held in Kampala recently.

HEALTH
Norvatis brings cheaper cancer, high blood pressure drugs: Novartis, a global healthcare company based in Switzerland recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health to supply the country with, among others, cancer drugs. The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka spoke to Dr. Nathan Mulure, Cluster Head Norvatis Social Business for East and Southern Africa during the Joint International Conference on Cancer and Palliative Care in Kampala.

HEALTH
What’s wrong with the men?: High HIV prevalence among men raises need to embrace new interventions targeting them.

PUBLIC HEALTH
The seven tactics of unhealthy industries: And how they use them to undermine public health policies.

ARTS
Gun, flowers, masks: Multimedia artist Xenson tackles contemporary issues with creative flair.

RWANDA
Rwanda riders make history.

FRANKLY SPEAKING
Charles Ssenkubuge `Siasa’: Drama’s living legend: By Agnes E Nantaba renowned stage and movie drama actor Charles James Ssenkubuge aka Siasa is cocky, with a loud laugh, and a natural suaveness – what is sometimes called swag.

MOTORING
VW Polo Vivo: The car made in Kigali?

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