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Ziyech and Mount on target as Chelsea see out Watford

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Goals by Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech earned Chelsea a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Watford to remain top of the Premier League table. Watford made a bright start before play was stopped due to a medical emergency in the crowd, with the supporter involved stabilised …

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Salah bangs brace as Liverpool ease to Merseyside derby victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mohamed Salah’s double helped Liverpool to an emphatic 4-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park. The visitors almost struck twice in the opening two minutes, Joel Matip heading wide and Salah shooting over from close range. Their pressure eventually told, Jordan Henderson curling the ball …

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Only 11 finish MOSAC Rally as bad weather frustrates drivers

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Drivers have complained that the rains made the roads slippery and hard for them to navigate during the the 2021 Mosac Rally Championship held in the districts of Jinja and Mayuge on Saturday. Duncan Mubiru “Kikankane” was crowned the 2020/2021 Uganda rally champion after …

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Jorginho penalty rescues a draw for Chelsea

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jorginho’s second-half penalty rescued a 1-1 draw for Chelsea against Manchester United as the Blues had their lead at the top of the table cut to only one point. The visitors, led by Michael Carrick for the first time in the Premier League, had …

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Liverpool go second with four goal win over Southampton

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Diogo Jota scored twice, including the fastest goal of the season, as Liverpool eased to a 4-0 win over Southampton. After just 97 seconds at Anfield, Andrew Robertson squared for Jota to put Liverpool ahead. The Portuguese doubled his tally for the dominant home side …

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Saka, Martinelli on target as Arsenal ease past Newcastle

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Second-half goals by Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli earned Arsenal a 2-0 win over Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium. Both sides struck the woodwork in a goalless opening 45 minutes, with Aaron Ramsdale superbly tipping a Jonjo Shelvey shot on to the crossbar, before Pierre-Emerick …

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Police halts Mosac Rally curtain raiser

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiira region on Friday, temporarily halted the ongoing curtain-raising activities ahead of 2021, MOSAC rally slated for tomorrow, within selected areas in Jinja and Mayuge districts respectively. Dozens of police personnel sealed off Jinja Shell Petrol Station and directed drivers and mechanics …

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Nile Breweries gives Cheptegei Foundation Sh100m

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nile Breweries Limited-NBL, has donated sh100 million towards the construction of the Joshua Cheptegei high altitude athletes training center in Kapchorwa district. Cheptegei who commissioned construction works in 2018 says that his training facility will help young talented individuals to professionalize their athletics careers …

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