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THE INDEPENDENT: The politics behind Kasaija censure calls

    IN THE INDEPENDENT THIS WEEK: The politics behind calls to censure Kasaija, fire Muhakanizi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE Independent. COVER STORY Shs700bn loan saga: The politics behind calls to censure Kasaija, fire Muhakanizi EDUCATION O’ level science subjects: Why …

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THE INDEPENDENT: Why Saleh proposal on ministries ‘will fail’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent COVER STORY Saleh proposal on ministries will fail: Museveni is the problem, insiders say. THE LAST WORD Fashionable nonsense: How the debate on governance in Africa is a toxic combination of high emotion and little knowledge. …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: The fall of Kayihura’s men

IN THE INDEPENDENT: The fall of Kayihura’s men Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE Independent COVER STORY The fall of Kayihura’s men: How the war between Kayihura and CMI crashed Boda Boda 2010 (click to read) NEWS ANALYSIS Museveni’s decision on Kayihura: Unlike …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Should govt take over UMEME’s role?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT COVER STORY Should government takeover UMEME job?: Karuma, Isimba power raises new questions. THE LAST WORD Reconsidering governance in Africa: Why our obsession with copying and pasting western institutions causes more harm than good. BANKING Will …

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‘Big Brother’ satellite launched

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A British video that could one day provide footage of individual people on earth from orbit in high definition and is capable of gathering 50 frames of images per second has been launched. If the pre-production prototype performs well the British manufacturer will create another …

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Dubai beggars earn more than you

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Begging is illegal in Dubai, but just so we’re clear, these are not your average beggars. They are professional or smart beggars who target people who “look rich” with a well-rehearsed heart-wrenching story, often involving their families who are either sleeping on the streets or …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Surprises coming up in 2018 budget

IN THE INDEPENDENT: Surprises coming up in 2018 budget Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent News Magazine. COVER STORY Surprises in 2018 budget: Finance Ministry makes right moves, but timing could be wrong. BUSINESS Panic as China stops import of recycled plastics: …

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THIS WEEK: Suspended MPs to petition constitutional court

THIS WEEK: Suspended MPs to petition constitutional court Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Erias Lukwago, the lawyer of the six suspended members of parliament – Gerald Karuhanga of Ntungamo municipality, Ibrahim Semujju Nganda of Kiira municipality, Jonathan Odur of Erute County, Mubarak Munyagwa of Kawempe South, Allan Ssewanyana of …

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