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Cancer is no longer a death sentence in Africa

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Uganda deserves a clean register

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Civil society want election reforms implemented

By Our reporter KAMPALA. Civil society has written to President Yoweri Museveni to ensure that recommended election reforms are implemented.  According to Charity Kalebbo Ahimbisibwe,...

Where are your balls? lawyer tasks DPP

By Andrew Karamagi karamagiandrew@gmail.com In my estimation, a major part of our crisis today is the result of moral cowardice. Examples are legion: professors have abandoned scholarship...

Uganda’ population demographic dividend under threat for disaster

By Mugobera Ronald KAMPALA, Uganda’s current population is approximately 39,041,200 (Uganda National Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) 2018) with a population growth rate of 3.3 percent....

Can protectionist reduce the demand for second hand clothes in EAC?

By Martin Munu KAMPALA. In the 1980s, the East African textile industry was more developed along the entire value chain from cotton production and marketing,...

Why firms avoid equity financing?

By Job Lakal There is a huge and growing financing gap required to meet the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Estimates by the Organization for Cooperation...

Weakening shilling to affect budget

                                                                                                                  By Ronald Mugobera On 1st, July 2018 the implementation of the financial year 2018/19 budget commenced. The Shs32.702 trillion budget comes at a...

Could ICTs end hunger in Africa?

KIGALI RWANDA. Education and technology can play an important role in ending hunger and malnutrition in Africa once and for all. That is the...
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Speaker surgests women refugee fund

By Vanguard Reporter MOROROCO, A special fund to cater for women raising families in refugee camps should be created, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said. Speaking during...

30 percent public contracts given to women says Kadaga

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Traders petition MPs over fraud

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