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COMMENT: Africa’s free-trade future

The launch of the CFTA was a major milestone for Africa; a clear message to the rest of the world COMMENT | FRANCIS MANGENI | When African leaders launched the massive Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) on March 21, 2018, at a summit in Kigali, Rwanda, their top priority should have …

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MOTORING: Plastics are the future of cars

Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | From high-end sports cars to your everyday minivan, plastics have revolutionised the automotive industry. Some of the newest, most cutting-edge vehicles can give a glimpse at how plastics will continue to “drive” future automotive innovation. These vehicles represent significant advances in manufacturing, safety, design, performance, and …

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Mnangagwa: More of the same for suffering Zimbabwe?

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Even before Robert Mugabe’s resignation, many Zimbabweans tempered their yearning for his downfall with the knowledge that his likely successor has a similar reputation for brutality and corruption. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who until recently was one of Mugabe’s longest-serving and closest allies, will be sworn in …

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What now after Mugabe resignation?

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Robert Mugabe shocked Zimbabwe and the world when he resigned as president on Tuesday, ending his 37-year grip on power. It also plunged the nation into uncertainty, raising institutional questions over succession although the military will likely retain power for now. Speaking to AFP, Derek …

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When all is lost, the future remains

By Freddie B. Kwiringira Reflections on the unsung heroes of the NRA/NRM Revolution It is 35 years since the historic attack on Kabamba and launch of NRA/NRM. We also mark 30 years of NRA/NRM in power which has changed the course of history, albeit with discernible shortcomings. There is a …

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Our future will be highly digitized

By Agnes E. Nantaba Simon Peter Akugizibwe is the Airtel Marketing manager-Data and Devices. He spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about the data market in Uganda and the telecom’s strategies to grow penetration. What are the key trends on the data market in Uganda? We are seeing two stimuli; from …

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