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Ker Luo and Kwar Adhola start World Forum of Luo Kings

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nearly 500 years after the descendants of Adhola and Owiny separated in present day Tororo in Uganda, their descendants on Thursday November 7, 2019 signed a pact confirming their blood relationship, and agreed to reunite and work together. There was a brief cultural …

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Machar and Kiir meet in Uganda as deadline looms

Juba, South Sudan | AFP |  South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar will hold rare face-to-face talks Thursday in Uganda, their representatives said, as time runs out for the rivals to form a power-sharing government. Both sides agreed to a November 12 deadline to join forces …

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Museveni and balokole oldguard

  Why the President ill-advised intercourse with the kiwempe balokole old-guard portends an anticlimax COMMENT | MATSIKO GODWIN MUHWEZI | It is an open secret that the laws of Uganda and its attendant machinery and political machinations are designed to give incumbents a head-start in electioneering. Any politician trying to …

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No democracy without dissent

Arrest of Makerere University students protesting tuition increment makes a joke of our democracy COMMENT | MICHAEL ABONEKA | The right to dissent is by and large an extension of the freedom of conscience, expression, movement, religion, assembly and association enshrined under Article 29 of the Constitution of Uganda, 1995. …

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Fighting insurance fraud

  Ibrahim Kaddunabbi and Allan Mafabi IRA boss tips sector executives on managing scams that could haunt performance   Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Insurance companies must put in place feasible policies to manage fraud that could easily jeopardize their good performance. This is the summary of what Ibrahim Kaddunabbi …

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Agribusiness forum exposes opportunities

Wilberforce Kisamba-Mugerwa is an agricultural economist and board chairman of the Microfinance Support Centre. He also served as the Chairman of the National Planning Authority from 2008 to 2018. Victoria Sekitoleko is the current chairperson of Uganda Agribusiness Alliance (UAA) and former minister of agriculture. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE …

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ANALYSIS: Besigye reloaded

Does Twerwaneko mean he will run against People Power in 2021? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Kizza Besigye’s recent launch of a national campaign dubbed Twerwaneko (Let’s defend ourselves) is being seen by some as a strategy for the veteran politician to launch himself right back into the political …

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ANALYSIS: Teaching English

Why the language policy is failing rural children Kampala, Uganda | MEDADI SSENTANDA | Uganda’s language policy requires that rural schools should choose a dominant local language to use as the language of learning and teaching for the first three years of primary school while English is taught as a …

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