Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent.
Fight over Shs44 trillion mobile money: Telecoms protest State House move to monitor business.
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The problem with Africa: If our countries remain poor, it’s because its leaders and elites are too kind to their people to force transformation.
Fish maw wars: Ugandan traders battle Chinese, Indians, over lucrative business.
‘Genocide against the Tutsi’ recognised by UN: With one month left for Rwanda to commemorate 24 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, the United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted a decision on the “International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda”.
The Ramaphosa moment: How many Messiahs can one country take?
Coffee’s future in dilemma: Kampala conference discusses ways of increasing output but many wonder who would buy it.
NSSF in corporate citizenship drive: Fund’s customer satisfaction rate has grown from 49% seven years ago to 92% as at the end of last December.
Village Enterprise driving entrepreneurship.
Mulago’s breakthrough heart bypass surgery: The doctors and the patients tell their story
Malaika Nnyanzi on lessons from her mother: Malaika Nnyanzi is a fast rising radio and TV personality in Uganda with a growing audience. She co-hosts the morning show ‘D mighty breakfast’ with Brian Mulondo on KFM.
New blood test can detect 8 types of cancer: Researchers have developed a new blood test that can detect eight common types of cancer, including the notoriously elusive liver and pancreatic cancers. Some day, doctors may be able to use this method to spot cancers in their early stages — before the onset of symptoms — thus improving patients’ chances of successful treatment and survival.
Researchers explain what makes employees happy: What is the key to being happy? More specifically, what is the key to being happy at work? More money, more time off, family benefits? Researchers suggest that they may have found the answers.
Mistress of sculpture celebrates 25 years: Renowned Ugandan sculptor, Dr. Lillian Mary Nabulime of Makerere School of Fine Art, is celebrating 25 years of art making with an amazing display at Afriart on 7th gallery located in Industrial Area, Seventh Street, on the The Studios Building.
Hands-free phone use: while driving: How safe is that?
The Obama portrait: Over the course of the past year, I have had the life-changing honour of painting President Obama’s portrait for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.On Monday, we unveiled it to the world.