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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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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Why Museveni is defending ‘fake’ gold dealer

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni defends ‘fake’ gold dealer: President snubs IGG, DPP, and Financial Crimes Unit. THE LAST WORD Uganda’s (Africa’s) paradox: Why youth unemployment and urban poverty is a sign of progress. NEW YEAR PREVIEW …

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