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Meet Natalie Brown, A Resilient Crisis Manager Replacing Malac as US Envoy deborah ruth malac 1 3 Top story

She has served in Eritrea, a one-party state and highly-militarized society. She also served at the U.S. Mission to the UN agencies in Rome, in Amman, Jordan; Kuwait, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and in Conakry, Guinea. Natalie speaks French, studied Arabic and German and Amharic. She also speaks a little Italian, and Tigrinya, an Afro-Asiatic dialect used in Eritrea.
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Over 1,000 Acres of Crop Gardens Destroyed by Stray Elephants in Nwoya 1 3

Felix Onencan, a farmer in Agung village says he has suffered unimaginable loss after the elephants destroyed his crops and shuttered his investment. He told URN that he procured a bank loan and hired 300 acres of land on which he planted soybean which has all been ruined.
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Middle East Consultant Managers Committed to High Court Entebbe Court 1

The officials were arrested during operations mounted by both the Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit headed by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
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Ugandan-Born Priest Appointed Bishop of South African Diocese 1 Top story

Bishop-elect Joseph Kizito was born in Wakaliga, Kampala, in the Archdiocese of Kampala, in 1967. He was educated in Uganda, Rome and Pretoria, South Africa. He was ordained into the priesthood in September 1997 in Aliwal Diocese, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
18:02
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Bus Operators Seek Common Bus Terminal in Kampala 1

Currently, buses going to West Nile, Western Uganda and the Northern Route use separate terminals. Those going to North and Eastern park at Namayiba Bus Terminal while those for the Western flank park in Old Kampala with inter city buses scattered in different parts of the city.
17:57
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Sugarcane Out Growers Struggle to Acquire Selling Permits From SCOUL Kayunga District 3 2

The Chairperson of Kayunga Sugarcane out Grower’s Association Patrick Nsereko reveals that the working relationship between SCOUL and the farmers has been good until 2016 when SCOUL started restricting permits.
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Mosquito Sterilization Technology Set for Global Testing in Battle Against Malaria, Dengue 1 1 Top story

Known as the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), the process involves rearing large quantities of sterilized male mosquitoes in dedicated facilities and then releasing them to mate with females in the wild. As they do not produce any offspring, the insect population declines over time.
07:10
07:10

Oil and Gas Partners Caution SMEs Over Procurement 1

Pierre Real- Paris, the Total Exploration and Production Uganda Upstream Project Manager says domestic companies will be subjected to pre-qualification, single sourced or granted selective bidding in order to participate in the industry.
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Petroleum Authority Tips 200 SMEs On Oil and Gas Jobs 1 1

Overall, the Oil and Gas Sector is expected to inject 20 Billion US Dollars into the economy over the next five years. There is optimism that domestic companies can tap and retain up to US Dollars 6 Billion every year.
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Fresh Investigations Into Rakai Gruesome Murders Completed Grace Akullo 2 Top story

race Akullo, the Director-Criminal Investigations Department, says the department concluded its investigations recently and sent the file to the DPP for review and recommendation.
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Uganda Lagging Behind in Implementing UN Convention On Rights of Children-UNICEF world vision uganda 1 3

According to UNICEF, Uganda still has a long way to go in implementing the convention which it ratified in 1990.
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Woman Dies After Domestic Brawl

45-year-old Alice Adong, 45 breathed her last at Pajule Health IV in Pader district on Wednesday evening where she had been admitted in critical condition.
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Gov't Holding Consultations to Ratify African Charter On Democracy, Elections 2 2

Out of the 54 African states, 34 have ratified the charter. They include Ghana, Sudan, Rwanda and South Africa. Uganda, Burundi, Somalia, and Zimbabwe signed but have not ratified it, while 6 states, Tanzania, Egypt, Botswana, Eritrea, Libya and Morocco have not signed or ratified.
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Amnesty Commission Demobilizes 164 ADF, LRA Fighters In DRC LRA Rebels 1

“The Commission provided reintegration assistance to 338 reporters who were waiting for reinsertion support in communities. Six of them from DRC, 40 from Kiryandongo, 112 from Gulu, 29 from Kasese, 126 from Kitgum and 25 from the Central region” the report states in part.
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UGX 3 Trillion Locked In Court Disputes- Chief Justice 1 1 Top story

Katureebe says more judges will have to be recruited and deployed in the Commercial and Civil Division of the High Court to return the idle funds in public circulation. He says the four judges in the Land Division of the High court alone have 9,020 cases to preside over.
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Iganga Top Care Candidates will be Assessed Normally-UNEB 3 1 Top story

Jennifer Kalule, the UNEB Spokesperson, says they have received informal requests to avail the candidates a supplementary paper but this isn’t provided for in their polices.
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MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension strike 1 3 Top story

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
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EAC Will Not intervene in Rwanda-Uganda Conflict – Minister Kiveijinja Paul Kagame 3 2 Top story

Kiveijinja, who also doubles as the East African Community Affairs, says they received assurance from the Ugandan and Rwandan presidents indicating that they could ably resolve the dispute, saying there is no need for the EAC intervention.
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70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report Makerere University 4 4

With 62 civil servants interviewed from national level and across five districts, the study conducted between December 2018 to March 2019 indicate that majority of public servants (both elected and appointed) have limited knowledge of the law.
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Child Activist Kenneth Akena’s Family Losing Hope for Justice 1

Jordan Yhang, Akena’s eldest brother told URN that the court process has not progressed ever since the hearing failed to take off in January when it was first scheduled.
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