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Rugby shooting police file forwarded to DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are yet to confirm whether the weapon used by city lawyer Sam Ahamya to shoot Nekeon Buruga, a private security guard was licensed. Buruga met his death on Saturday afternoon at Kings Park Rugby Club in Kakajjo Zone in Kiira municipality where he …

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Uganda midfielder Nabirye signs for Spartak Moscow

KAMPALA | Xinhua |  Uganda international midfielder Joan Nabirye has signed a two-year contract with Russian Women Super League side Spartak Moscow. “I am happy to be joining a team in one of the most competitive leagues. I will do my best to help Spartak Moscow win trophies at national …

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Uganda Cranes take on Kuwait today

Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Cranes will today play their first 2024 International friendly against Kuwait in Cairo, Egypt. The squad, comprised solely of players from the domestic league – the Uganda Premier League, departed on Monday after a week of intensive preparations. This will be Coach Paul …

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Cameroon FA cautions against fake news about team at AFCON

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON | Xinhua | Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) on Wednesday refuted the rumors on social media about the national football team that is currently competing in Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote D’Ivoire. In a statement, FECAFOOT secretary general Blaise Djounang said there was no quarrel between FA …

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Bayern overpower Hoffenheim 3-0 in Bundesliga

BERLIN, GERMANY | Xinhua |  Runner-up Bayern Munich started 2024 with a victory after Jamal Musiala’s brace helped the team move 3-0 past 10-men Hoffenheim at the curtain raiser of Bundesliga’s 17th round matches on Friday. The Bavarians controlled possession from the starting whistle but lacked in accuracy in the …

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Kiplimo off for Sunday’s Valencia Road Race

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | World cross country champion Jacob Kiplimo is set to compete in a 10 km Valencia Road race in Spain on January 14th, 2024. Kiplimo, who also holds the world record for the 21km and is a double Commonwealth Gold medalist, traveled Thursday and is expected to …

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