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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.
11:37
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Ugandans to Nominate Public Servants for Integrity Award public service 1 2

The campaign leading to the National Integrity Awards is targeting individuals who exhibit acts of integrity, honesty, moral value. These may include, among others, people whose actions help the government to save money, that would otherwise have been lost, those who report issues of corruption and those helping people at the lowest levels.
10:29
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Muteesa I University Guild President Faces Impeachment 1

A section of students led by Guild Council Representative Shafick Nsubuga is leading the campaign for a vote of no confidence against Kibira, who was elected into office in April this year. He is accused of disrespecting others, using abusive and aggressive language, misusing guild funds, and threatening violence, among others.
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.
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KCCA Fails to Pass Budget 2

During the council session held on Friday, at the City Hall, it was resolved that discussion of the budget be halted until they have received guidance from the Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya on the matter of the Acting Executive Director Andrew Kitaka whose powers to present the budget to council are being questioned.
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Masaka Municipality Leaders Disagree on Eviction of Food Vendors 2 4

Bahengana is accusing the vendors of overcrowding the street walkaways, making the town filthy in the town and causing disorder.
12:03
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KCCA Appoints Team to Temporarily Manage Wandegeya Market 2 1

According to Acting Deputy KCCA Director Sam Sserunkuma, the team will start its work in a weeks’ time and will manage the market until KCCA conducts elections in the market.
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KCCA Halts Debate on Budget Paper Over Kitaka’s Appointment Yoweri Museveni 1 6 Top story

It is unclear why the minister has failed to act despite advise from the Public Service Commission. On September 9th, 2019, Justice Ralph Ochan, the Chairperson Public Service Commission wrote to Kamya asking her to regularize Kitaka’s appointment.
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Gulu Wants Misused YLP Funds Recovered Through Parents of Beneficiaries Gulu Univeristy 3 1

Andrew Mase Onen, the district YLP Desk Focal Person, several groups have mismanaged the funds and less than 150 million shillings have been recovered from the groups in the four years adding that the district is considering tasking defaulters' parents to payback the money.
12:14
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Gov't to Set Rates for Auditors Providing Services to Microfinance Institutions 1 4

Kosolo notes that they have established that the growth of many of microfinance institutions is being hampered by high costs, part of which are incurred in sourcing external audit services that necessitates setting limits.
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Malac’s Tenure Comes to an End Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

Natalie E. Brown also career member of the Senior Foreign service is tipped to replace Malac. Natalie currently serves as the Chief of Mission of the USA to Eritrea.
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Mukono Taxi Park Land Sold to Private Developer shopping mall 2 1 Top story

Edward Kiwanuka, a member of the Taxi Park Management Committee, says they have no intention of stopping the municipality or land owner from selling the land but the proposed development must cater for a taxi park. He notes that Mukono shares the busiest highway in the country whose traffic jam will worsen if they are displaced from their current location.
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Singer Bosmic Sits UACE Exams Gulu High School 1 Top story

Bosmic, however, didn’t downplay public speculation that he is upgrading his academic credentials because of his ambition to contest for the Kitgum Municipality MP seat. The seat is currently occupied by Beatrice Atim Anywar.
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MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension strike 3 1 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 2 3 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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KCCA Councillors Protest Inadequate Funding 4

According to the national budget framework paper, KCCA has been allocated 325.44 billion shillings. Of this amount, 294.94 billion shillings will be directly from central government while 30.5 billion shillings is derived from the road fund.
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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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800 Sign Petition to Drag President Museveni to ICC 3 2

The petition spearheaded by the People’s Government led by Former President of the Forum for Democratic Party- FDC party Dr Kiiza Besigye requires at least two million Ugandans to append their signatures.
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Citizens Trust Local Government Leaders-Twaweza Report 3

According to results of the study, majority of Ugandans (about 54%) say that the sub-county governments take their views into account in decisions while fewer (35%) report that they believe the national government considers their views.
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Police Brutality Prompts FDC NEC Meeting Democratic Change 1 2 Top story

The party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists this morning at their party headquarters in Kampala that the 86 member committee headed by the party President, Patrick Amuriat Oboi will convene at the party headquarters on Friday this week.
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