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Ayeko takes bronze at Africa Cross Country Champs in Algeria

RESULTS  Senior Men 10km: 🥇Alfred Barkach 🇰🇪 KEN 30:47 🥈Julius Kogo 🇰🇪 KEN 30:47 🥉Thomas Ayeko 🇺🇬 UGA 30:47 4 Enyew Mekonnen 🇪🇹 ETH 31:01 5 Emmanuel Bor 🇰🇪 KEN 31:14 6 Philip Kipyeko 🇺🇬 UGA 31:19 TEAM RESULTS Men – Uganda silver U-20 Women – Uganda bronze Senior Women …

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LIVE: Shaban strikes as KCCA makes history

FT:   🇺🇬 KCCA FC 1 St. George 🇪🇹   0 (Agg1-0) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Muhammad Shaban scored in the 47th minute as Uganda’s KCCA FC beat Ethiopia’s St. George 1-0 in their Champions League last-32 match at Lugogo on Saturday. A historic result for the Ugandan side, who become …

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KCCA, Gor Mahia eye historic triumphs in CAF Champions League

Lugogo, SATURDAY 4PM:  🇺🇬 KCCA FC vs St. George 🇪🇹  (1st leg 0-0) Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Botswana, Kenya, Swaziland, Togo and Uganda could have representatives in the lucrative CAF Champions League group stage for the first time after the last-32 second legs this weekend. Township Rollers of …

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Minister hails leaders of Pallisa and Kibuku for wetland restoration

Pallisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris has led a team of government officials and partners in an inspection tour of wetland restoration and irrigation projects in Pallisa and Kibuku districts. A team from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF),  …

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Emirates crew member dies after fall from plane in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | An Emirates crew member has died after falling out of an emergency door of an aircraft parked at Uganda’s Entebbe airport, a hospital official said. Francis Sekandi, spokesman for the Kisubi hospital where the female crew member was taken for emergency treatment following the fall …

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NRM: Voter bribery, intimidation marred Jinja election

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has refused to concede defeat in the Jinja East parliamentary by-election, saying it was marred by violence, multiple voting, bribery and intimidation. In a press briefing hours after FDC’s Paul Mwiru was declared winner by the Electoral …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Tumukunde sacking and ‘inner circle’ politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. COVER STORY Tumukunde sacking: How Museveni played `inner circle’ politics THE LAST WORD Uganda’s myths and realities: Why Besigye can only govern using Museveni’s politics of corruption and patronage. TELECOMS MTN Uganda rebounds with Shs 1.68 …

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20 companies on board for NSSF Kampala Hash run

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Over 20 companies have so far signed up for the NSSF Kampala Hash run that is aimed at raising Shs 400 million for the renovations of selected public schools in Kampala. The money collected will go towards helping Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) renovate schools under its …

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Mwiru regains Jinja East seat with 56% victory

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | FDC’s Paul Mwiru has won the hotly contested Jinja East by-election, getting 6654 votes (56%) against NRM Nathan Igeme Nabeta’s 5043 (42%). The Electoral Commission confirmed the results Thursday night. (see return form below) The seat fell vacant in January following a Court of Appeal …

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