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Uganda’s Customs Hack: Technology Delivers Big Gains In Trade

Uganda’s Customs Hack: Technology Delivers Big Gains In Trade

A new customs management system means time of transit from Mombasa to Uganda has dropped from 21 days to just 4 days, boosting market competitiveness and lowering the cost of doing business.

The Most Cosmopolitan African Is The Illiterate Villager. Seriously

The Most Cosmopolitan African Is The Illiterate Villager. Seriously

You might imagine that a university or college education would give you a broader, more cosmopolitan worldview; that the more educated you are, the less parochial you would become. The data suggests otherwise.

Is The Term ‘Peasant’ Derogatory? What A Word Can Tell Us About A Country’s Political Imagination

Is The Term ‘Peasant’ Derogatory? What A Word Can Tell Us About A Country’s Political Imagination

I find the word ‘peasant’ to describe a rural subsistence farmer very jarring, yet my Ugandan friends use it quite casually. What’s going on?

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