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ARTS: Top five artists of 2018

Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Musinguzi Gilbert – A youthful budding artist who graduated from Kyambogo University in 2014, invited unprecedented attention to his work at the Kampala Art Biennale 2018 with his colossal ephemeral  artwork `Invasion’ that interrogates  the subject of migration to new territory and its obvious impact to …

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2018 Trade Fair excites

Manufacturers at event ask for government support Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda International Trade Fair (UGITF), an annual event for manufacturers, returned for its 26th edition on Oct.2-10. The event that was held at the Uganda Manufacturers Association in Lugogo attracted thousands of tradeshow goers and exhibitors. Besides their …

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Congolese doctor wins Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Denis Mukwege is a crusading gynaecologist who has spent more than two decades treating appalling injuries inflicted on women in DRC. On Oct.05 he was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize together with Nadia Murad; a former terrorist sex slave from Iraq who became a …

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World Cup expectations a ‘sufferance’ for Argentina, Messi

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Former Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said the ‘Albiceleste’ were saddled with excessive expectations at the World Cup, stifling the performances of his players, including Lionel Messi. Argentina were tipped as possible winners of the tournament in Russia but were eliminated at the knockout phase following …

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Russia’s fairytale World Cup run ends in tears

Moscow, Russia | AFP | The impassioned shouts of “Ros-si-ya” died away on the streets and tears filled the stadium as Russia bowed out of their home World Cup in the cruellest fashion: on penalties. The men in red exceeded the wildest expectations by coming within a penalty kick and …

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England set up Croatia World Cup semi as Russia crash out

Samara, Russia | AFP | England reached their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 on Saturday, comfortably beating Sweden to set up a last-four clash against Croatia, who ended Russia’s fairytale run in a nailbiting penalty shootout. Gareth Southgate’s young team started their match in Samara as firm favourites and …

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Ibrahimovic, Beckham make friendly bet on Sweden-England

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham have agreed on the terms of a friendly wager ahead of the England v Sweden World Cup quarter-final on Saturday. Ibrahimovic, Sweden’s all-time top scorer with 62 goals, has been vocal in support of his homeland from his …

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