The Independent

Bleeding risks may offset aspirin’s benefit vs heart disease

Heart disease is the top killer of people worldwide, taking 17.9 million lives around the planet each year, for one-third of all deaths, says the World Health Organization.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Construction without coordination: how ants build megaprojects

It had long been thought that the ants, which are native to south and central America, organise megaprojects by communicating with one another, assigning specialists to remove debris and retrieve leaf matter.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Money lenders should charge bank interest rates – Biliku

Avu Elly Biliku, in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday said the microfinance law stipulates that money lenders and non-deposit-taking MFIs should not set very high interest rates.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

10 years after crisis, bank CEO pay swells again

New York, United States | AFP | Ten years after Wall Street recklessness helped lead to the Great Recession, compensation for top bank CEOs is soaring even as pay flattens at junior levels.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Kadaga tasks government to end FGM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has tasked government to present an action plan to put an end to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

US video game industry scored $43.4 bn record sales in 2018

“Whether it was playing on the go on a mobile device or at home on a PC or console, consumers of all ages and interests found compelling content that delighted in 2018,” NPD video games analyst Mat Piscatella said in a statement.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Minister assures Ugandans on Standard Gauge Railway Project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Works and Transport Monica Azuba has said that the government is committed to constructing the standard gauge railway whether Kenya plays its part or not.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

LUMUMBA: NRM NEC not discussing Museveni successor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) has launched a political road map in preparation for 2021 general elections that does not include discussions on who should succeed President Yoweri Museveni.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019
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