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Masaza Cup suspended over Ebola

Mengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom has suspended the Masaza Cup quarterfinals matches due to the Ebola outbreak. Uganda has recorded 11 deaths and 11 confirmed cases of Ebola from communities in Mubende district over the last week. The Chairperson of the Masaza Cup organizing committee Suleiman Ssejjengo, …

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Cricket Cranes conquer inaugural Africa Cup

Tanzania 174/5 (20 overs) Uganda 175/2 (19.4 overs) Uganda won by 8 wickets Gauteng, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s national cricket team brushed aside Tanzania by eight wickets to win the 1st edition of the Africa Cup in Willowmoore Park in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa on Thursday. In the …

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Barcelona coach Xavi surprised by Lewandowski’s performance

Barcelona, Spain | Xinhua | FC Barcelona coach Xavi Hernadez admitted that Robert Lewandowski surprised him in the first weeks of playing with the Catalan club. Poland captain Lewandowski continues his perfect start at Camp Nou after joining Barcelona from Bayern Munich this summer. On Saturday the forward’s brace led the …

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Equity sponsors 5th Great African Cycling Safari   

Supporting the wheels of integration: 35 cyclists from EAC member state flagged off in Kampala   Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Equity Bank Uganda Ltd together with the Ministry of East African Affairs, today flagged off the 5th edition of the Great African Cycling Safari (GACS) at the bank Headquarters in …

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Tennis great Roger Federer leaves with love, respect

Beijing, China | Xinhua | Retirement, a necessary end, will come when it will come. But after Roger Federer announced it from tennis, there was an instant outpouring of emotion among athletes and fans all over the world. The Swiss legend said on Thursday that he would leave the court after …

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Man City down Wolves to go top of the table

✳ Jack Grealish (1) ✳ Erling Haaland (16) ✳ Phil Foden (69) London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Goals from Jack Grealish, Erling Haaland and Phil Foden saw City to a 3-0 victory over Wolves and to the top of the embryonic Premier League table. Grealish’s first strike of the season got City off …

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Acholi Province beats Buganda, storms FUFA Drum semis

🔴 Quarter Final – First Leg Acholi Province 2-1 Buganda Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Acholi Province Football team “Kodi Pa Lyeci” are through to the semi final stage of the on-going 2022 FUFA Drum Football tournament. The Acholi Province team defeated Buganda Province 2-1 in the first quarter final played …

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European clubs in dark due to split season, says Salihamidzic

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua | The unique circumstances of the 2022-2023 season are leaving the leading European clubs in the dark, says Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. “None of the leading clubs employing several internationals can predict in what shape they come back and how their energy levels will …

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