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ANALYSIS: Torture in 2018

Justice Katureebe pain and Bobi Wine’s pockets Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Many Ugandans, including Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, agree that this year has been one of the worst for human rights violations. This year coincided with the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights but in Uganda, …

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ANALYSIS: The year Bobi Wine

NRM, FDC battled eight by-elections but a young untested legislator became the issue Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | This year, 2018, saw some upsets and changes in the political lay of the land as 36-year-old legislator Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine continued to exert his presence on a …

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Five things that have gone wrong for Manchester City

London, United Kingdom | AFP | English champions Manchester City slumped to a third shock defeat in four Premier League games at Leicester on Boxing Day to slip to third in the table and seven points adrift of unbeaten leaders Liverpool. Just a few weeks ago City seemed unstoppable as …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni meets BOU chief Mutebile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Fixing Bank of Uganda: Museveni meets Mutebile THE LAST WORD Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga concert: Why Uganda (like other African countries) keeps rotating around the same roundabout INVESTIGATION Behind the scenes efforts to save Kasekende, …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Why Musisi walked out

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Features, news analysis. COVER STORY Musisi walks-out: The real story ANALYSIS Musisi’s resignation and the fate of CEOs: How Museveni’s meddling complicates hiring and work THE LAST WORD Museveni’s forgotten railway unit: Why 30 …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Bad oil deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Features, news analysis. COVER STORY Bad oil deal: Museveni fight with oil firms threatens major project THE LAST WORD Africa’s highway to a dead-end: Why our obsession with foreign direct investment as a driver of our …

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Ethiopia: A nation in need of a new story

AFRICAN ARGUMENTS | Mohammed Girma | At the end of Zagwe dynasty around the 14th century, medieval Ethiopia was in disarray. Provincial warlords were battling for supremacy and the nation was on the brink of disintegrating. Ethiopia was at threat of breaking itself apart through internal fighting as its standing in the world diminished. …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Mutebile survives ‘coup’ at central bank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. COVER STORY Mutebile survives ‘coup’ at central bank: Fly on the wall at lunch between Mutebile and Kasekende NEWS ANALYSIS Crime preventers and the pretenders: Museveni struggles to find space for his `election machine’. THE LAST …

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Kayihura leaves behind a grim legacy

Leighann Spencer | AFRICAN ARGUMENTS |  Last month, Uganda experienced a senior changing of the guard as Kale Kayihura was officially replaced as Inspector General of Police. The prominent figure had been head of the Uganda Police Force for over 12 years, and his contract had been renewed for another three …

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