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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, Ethiopia, and in Conakry, Guinea. Natalie speaks French, studied Arabic, 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.

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Pictorial: 12 Edition of EAC Command Post Exercise Ends in Jinja

During the event, State Minister for Veteran Affairs Lt Col Bright Rwamirama said that the joint activities conducted under the East African Community (EAC) Cooperation in Defence Affairs are enhancers of the integration of the Community. He noted that the EAC Partner States have similar security challenges that call for a joint approach to handle.

Business and finance

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Boat Operators Hike Prices After Suspension of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Services Buvuma District 1 4 Top story

Teddy Nakato, a dealer in sweet plantain says she was forced to offload the bananas from two trucks and transport it using small boats. Nakato expresses distress for hiring trucks, which are now stranded at the island. This means she will have to pay the truck owner for extra days they will have to spend at the island without working. She pays about Shillings 250, 000 for three days.
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Fuel Consumers Want Gov't to Regulate Prices 5 3

Fuel consumers in Kabale district argue that the industry should be controlled by the government in order to stop the dealers from cheating consumers. The price of petrol in Kabale ranged from 4,040 to 4,140 Shillings at the various fuel stations while Diesel ranges between 3,680 and 3,740.
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Logging, Charcoal Burning Persist in Mabira Forest Despite Deployment 2 1

The forest sections of Nagojje in Mukono and Najjembe in Buikwe district are the most affected with a number of truck loads leaving the area each day. Residents around the forest say that often assorted timber is transported out of the forest on trucks without any check by the security officers.
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Computer Experts Creating Apps to Tackle Illicit Wildlife Trade 1 2

The experts are part of a team of developers, designers and project managers, meeting for Zoohackathon 2019, a computer coding event used to create applications, systems, and tools to reduce the demand for trafficked wildlife products. It is expected that this will help reduce global demand for illicit wildlife products and disrupt wildlife trafficking value chains.

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