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Lalam wins Uganda gold at Commonwealth Youth Games

 Lalam  🇺🇬  wins javelin gold at Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas   Nassau, Bahamas  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Josephine Lalam Joyce on Saturday threw 51.89 metres to win Uganda her first medal of the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games –  a gold in the javelin. Lalam,16, earlier pulled out of the discuss event to …

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After hammering South Sudan, Mucureezi waits for Rwanda

Qualifiers (1st Round, 2nd Leg): Uganda Cranes 5-1 South Sudan (Agg: 5-1) Rwanda 0-0 Tanzania (Agg: 1-1) *Rwanda advances on away goal rule Lugogo, Uganda | FUFA.CO.UG  |  Uganda Cranes humiliated neighbors South Sudan 5-1 to book a place in the final round of the Total CHAN championship qualifiers against Rwanda. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) striker Paul Mucureezi single handedly led …

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THIS WEEK: National dialogue to be held next year

THIS WEEK: National dialogue to be held next year The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda and the National Elders Forum have announced a roadmap for formal dialogue between major stakeholders on critical issues affecting the country where discussions will rotate around corruption, social welfare and governance. The Chairman Elders Forum of …

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THIS WEEK: Government given 90 days ultimatum

THIS WEEK: Government given 90 days ultimatum to settle prosecutors’ welfare issues  State prosecutors on July 17 suspended a strike that had been on for a week after government promised to handle their welfare issues. During the meeting with the justice and constitutional affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire, prosecutors gave government …

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FUFA: Micho is still coach, until he resigns officially

Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT | Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has described reports that national team coach, Serbian Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, has resigned, as mere “rumours”. “Mr. Sredojevic hasn’t forwarded any communication to FUFA about  rumours that he has resigned  his post as National team coach of Uganda Cranes,” FUFA said in a …

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LIVE: Mucureezi grabs 4 – Uganda 5 South Sudan 1

Total African Nations Championship 2018-Kenya FT: Uganda 5 South Sudan 1  (5-1) Paul Mucureezi grabbed four goals as Uganda hammered South Sudan 5-1 in their CHAN qualifier against South Sudan at Lugogo on Saturday. Derrick Nsibambi gave Uganda a 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute before Mucureezi grabbed his first …

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Makerere releases private sponsorship undergraduate admissions list 2017/18

Kampala, Uganda | MAK.AC.UG |  Makerere University has released the official admission lists for privately sponsored students for the academic year 2017/2018. According to the university website MAK.AC.UG, the list was released by The Office of the Academic Registrar. However, other lists including Diploma Entry, Mature-Age Entry, and International Applicants, are …

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Government sets terms for Nakumatt to pay suppliers

Government sets terms for Nakumatt to pay suppliers Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Trade has given Nakumatt Holdings, a regional retail chain up to end of this month to have secured an investor to clear arrears for suppliers and landlords . In an …

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MasterCard partners with Centenary Bank on financial inclusion

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | MasterCard and Centenary Bank  have unveiled a personalized debit card in Uganda dubbed the Masterpass QR. The unique MasterCard card can be customized with elements such as images, colors and more. The launch of the product in partnership with UBA is in harmony with MasterCard’s vision to advance …

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