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Sugar price to drop further

Manufacturers cite increased imports and declining demand from foreign markets Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is good news for Uganda’s sugar consumers in the coming months owed to the projected sugar in production volumes amidst increase in imports. Statistics from the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA), which consist …

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COMMENT: The abnormality of oil

Why inflation and monetary-policy adjustments by central banks might not impact its price COMMENT | JIM O’NEIL | Writing about oil prices is always risky. In a January 2015, I suggested that oil prices would not continue to fall, and even predicted that they would “finish the year higher than they …

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Trump’s scandal-hit health secretary resigns

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump’s embattled health secretary was forced out of the US administration Friday amid a scandal over his use of costly private jets for government travel. Tom Price was the latest top official to join in a stream of steady and embarrassing exits …

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Saudi says ‘committed’ to oil market stability

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Saudi Arabia is committed to stabilising the global oil market, the energy ministry of the world’s biggest oil exporter said on Tuesday, as prices fell below $48 a barrel. OPEC and non-OPEC countries last year pledged to reduce output by around 1.8 million barrels …

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The price of a bride

By Agnes E. Nantaba You can pay it, but don’t expect a refund At Namirembe Cathedral where Jessica Wanyana and her fiancee Moses Loku plan to take their vows on their wedding dayscheduled for Sept. 6, one of the crucial requirements is a customary marriage certificate tabled as consent letter …

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The price of 9/11

By Joseph E.Stigliz The attack harmed America in ways even bin Laden couldn’t have imagined The September 11, 2001, terror attacks by Al Qaeda were meant to harm the United States, and they did, but in ways that Osama bin Laden probably never imagined. President George W. Bush’s response to …

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