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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Uganda Lagging Behind in Implementing UN Convention On Rights of Children-UNICEF world vision uganda 3 1

According to UNICEF, Uganda still has a long way to go in implementing the convention which it ratified in 1990.
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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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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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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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JLOS Posts New Gains in Delivery of Justice Human rights 1

The sector registered milestones in reduction of case backlogs before courts, registration and management of new cases, rehabilitation and reintegration of child offenders and enhancing capacity of the public to better access services.
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Kigezi Diocese Kampala Chapter Non Tribal - Bishop Bagamuhunda 1 4

Reverend Erasmus Turyatunga, the Diocesan Secretary of the Diocese of Kigezi says the Fellowship embraces other ethnic groups and friends of Kigezi despite highlighting lots of issues in the mother diocese in Kabale.
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Fees Strike: The Voices Makerere Ignored Lumumba Hall 5 5 Top story

As the fighting and firing of teargas at Makerere scales down, there’s one voice whose lone idea was ignored as the University passed the now controversial fees policy last year. It is this policy that triggered a strike on October 22, which has since turned violent, with a joint force of the military and the police personnel raiding students’ halls of residence and battering those suspected to be part of the strike. Perhaps all this could have been avoided had Makerere listened to one lone voice, that of Marion Kirabo, a 23-year-old student of Law at the university. Kirabo, now in her 4th year of study, may not be a household name but she has been a leading voice on the “tuition must fall” campaign.
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Labour Export Firms Propose New Measures To Curtail Human Trafficking 1 3

The new measures suggest harmonized training curriculum for labour export agencies and Ugandans; partnership with foreign law firms to arbitrate violations of labour rights as well as foreign non governmental organizations working against exploitation of labour and trafficking in persons among others.
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Uganda’s Land Question Remains Unanswered - Bamugemereire 1 1

The chairperson of the Land Commission of Inquiry Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire says the Public hearings could not resolve all cases adding that those pending will be transferred into other investigations mechanisms of government.
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Land Probe Saves UGX 1 Trillion from Fraud as Inquiry Ends 1 1 Top story

Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, the chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry says that her team registered six major accomplishments during the duration of its operations and halted the payment of a total one trillion Shillings in irregular payments.
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Land Commission of Inquiry Concludes Public Hearings 1

The Land Commission of Inquiry into land matters has formally ended its inquiry into land matters in the country, nearly 30 months of extensive works.
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Ministry to Resume Distribution of Recalled Hepatitis B Vaccines 1

The drugs, Texavir, manufactured by Cipla Quality Chemical Industries were voluntarily recalled in July this year due to errors in their packaging.
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Giving Human Medicine to Livestock Worsening Antibiotics Resistance 1 7

Dr Freddie Bwanga, the Director of Makerere College of Health Sciences, says the practice is going to introduce a situation where humans are never cured of antibiotics unless arrested.
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Withdrawal of Army From Mak Will Be Gradual-Defence Minister Makerere university 6 1

The Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs Adolf Mwesige has said the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) is withdrawing from Makerere University systematically.
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