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OPINION: Why Ugandans Are Not Borrowing As Much and What This Means For Economy

The Bank of Uganda has steadily lowered its policy rate (Central Bank Rate (CBR)) from 17 percent in February 2016 to 11.5 percent February, 2017. This expansionary monetary policy stance is largely aimed boosting economic growth in view of declining inflationary expectations. As a result of lowering of the CBR,

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OPINION: HRW Report on Kasese Clashes Lacks Depth

Government has received a report of Human Rights Watch on the November 2016 Kasese incidences, titled “Uganda: Ensure Independent Investigation into Kasese killings”. Our examination of the report however reveals several inconsistencies and flaws that do not represent the true facts of the subject matter. The report lacks depth, especially on

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VERBATIM: HRW Urges Uganda to Investigate Kasese Killings

 Palace Attack Deaths Underreported; at Least 15 Children Still Missing  Killings by Ugandan military and police during joint operations in Kasese, western Uganda on November 26-27, 2016, warrant an independent, impartial fact-finding mission with international expertise, Human Rights Watch said today. On the bloodiest day, scores of people, including children, were

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Interview: Fresh Dairy Nutritionist on How Yoghurt Can Help in Weight Management

Weight management is an issue stressing many people today. Caroline Muchobia, Nutironist from Fresh Dairy explains how yoghurt can help on weight management. What makes Yoghurt a wonder healthy food? Yogurt is a unique food, among Fresh Dairy product. Yoghurt contains nutrients such as Calcium, Protein, Vitamin B-2, B-12, Potassium, Phosphorus and Magnesium. Yoghurt

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Give me my Pension Money before I die: Retired Police Officer, 81, Cries to Gov’t

After 25 years of attempts to have his pension money, an 81 year-old former police officer is desperately in need of help to access his benefits. The heart-touching appeal of Sgt Charles Massa, a former police officer attached to Mbale Police Station has been conveyed in a message shared on

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OPINION: The ICC Can’t Live with Africa, But it Can’t Live Without it Either

 "However, to reduce all African opposition against the ICC to the self-interest of African elites ignores the context of Africa’s response."   On the first of February, 2017, the African Union issued a resolution encouraging member states to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Whatever comes of it, the reported plan

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