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The Independent journalists win 7 ACME Uganda awards

📌 ACME Uganda Journalism awards ✳ National news reporting – Print WINNER – Ronald Musoke, The Independent ✳ Energy and extractives reporting 2nd runner-up – Ronald Musoke, The Independent ✳ Agriculture reporting 1st runner-up – Ronald Musoke, The Independent ✳ Business, economy and finance reporting 1st runner-up – Isaac Khisa, The …

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Fighting corrupt public servants

Will Leadership Code Tribunal finally bite? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | When President Yoweri Museveni swore in the Leadership Code Tribunal recently, he demanded the new team clean up public service of corrupt officials. The tribunal is the latest institution Museveni has created to fight corruption in Uganda’s public …

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How Polio was eradicated from Africa

‘Elimination of polio virus is testimony that vaccines work’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Dr. Alfred Driwale, the programme manager of the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization in the Ministry of Health was probably one of the happiest people on Aug. 25 when the World Health Organization (WHO) …

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AfCFTA gets permanent home in Accra

Can world’s biggest trade bloc wean Africa off expensive aid? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Aug.17, Nana Akufo-Addo, the Ghanaian president, launched the Permanent Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) four months ahead of the day African countries are expected to start trading in goods …

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Uganda in tough test on oil money

Secret dirty deals could end as govt signs transparency initiative Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s recent admission into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a “step in the right direction,” according to local civil society. But many also remain cautious. Gerald Byarugaba, the extractive industries coordinator at …

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