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Salah set to retain African Player of the Year title

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is set to be named 2018 African Player of the Year for a second successive time at a gala awards ceremony in Senegal Tuesday. The sharpshooter is competing against fellow English Premier League stars, Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane from Senegal …

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MOTORING: 2019 car of the year awards

Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | The organizers of the 2019 European Car of the Year (ECOTY) have announced the seven finalists of this year’s competition that will fight for the ECOTY crown. The seven finalists in alphabetic order are; Alpine A110, Citroen C5 Aircross, Ford Focus, Jaguar I-Pace, Kia Ceed, Mercedes-Benz …

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Kenya’s Kipchoge, Colombian Ibarguen scoop IAAF awards

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Kenyan marathon master Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen won the IAAF men and women’s 2018 awards on Tuesday. Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September, smashing the previous best by an incredible 78 seconds as he clocked …

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Denis Onyango, Uganda Cranes nominated for top African awards

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Nominees for 2018 African football awards, which will be announced on January 8 in Dakar: Player of the Year Abdelmoumene Djabou (ALG, Entente Setif), Ahmed Gomaa (EGY, Al Masry), Ahmed Musa (NGR, Al Nassr/KSA), Alex Iwobi (NGR, Arsenal/ENG), Andre Onana (CMR, Ajax/NED), Anis Badri …

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MPs asks govt to borrow Ugx 600b to clear Court a wards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee have asked government to borrow up to 600 billion shillings to clear outstanding Court awards. While meeting officials from the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs led by the Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire, the …

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Trump gives `fake news’ awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Donald Trump is handing out highly anticipated “Fake News Awards”. “The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17,” Trump, a former reality TV star, wrote …

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