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Plascon Uganda gives She Cranes Shs70m boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On July 6, Paint maker Plascon Uganda welcomed the She Cranes at their Namanve Plant and guided the netball team through company manufacturing lines. Company executives said in a statement that the visit for the She Cranes was a big testimony that the two …

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Uganda into basketball round 2 in Kigali despite double loss

🔵Silverbacks results July 1 – Uganda 20-00 Mali July 2 -Uganda 78-87 Cape Verde July 3 – Uganda 72-91 Nigeria Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National basketball team, the Silverbacks will play in the next round of FIBA World Cup qualifiers despite a second consecutive loss to Nigeria in …

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Panic in Kireka over looming eviction from Namboole land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of residents of Kireka Zone B are spending sleepless nights over their pending eviction as the UPDF Engineering Brigade nears the completion of the construction of the perimeter wall around Mandela National stadium. The government kicked off the renovation of Mandela National Stadium …

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NARO blocks return of motorsport at Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Agricultural Research Organisation-NARO has rejected plans for hosting motor rallies at Entebbe Botanical Gardens. Sitting on 40.7 hectares of land in Entebbe, the gardens were established for purposes of research and to preserve the diversity of plants in Uganda. The gardens house a …

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Kenyan president waves off WRC safari rally

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has flagged off the second edition of the World Rally Championship (WRC) that started in the capital Nairobi on Thursday. Kenyatta flagged off the first ten rally cars which included Kenyan McRae Kimathi, Maxine Wahome, Jeremy Wahome, Hamza Anwar, and the French …

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FIFA selects 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup

New York, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States will have 11 of the 16 hosts cities at the 2026 World Cup, which will also feature matches in Mexico and Canada, world football governing body FIFA said on Thursday. Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, Philadelphia, …

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