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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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Emong, Proscovia, Wokorach and Sserunkuma vie for top USPA award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Para-Athlete David Emong, rugby star Phillip Wokorach, football ace Geoffrey Sserunkuma and queen of the netball court Peace Proscovia will vie for the Uganda Sportsperson of the Year 2017 accolade. The Nile Special awards winner will be announced at the annual Uganda Sports Press Association …

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LIVE: African Player of the Year awards

Salah completes awards hat-trick Accra, Ghana | AFP | Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the African Player of the Year. The Egyptian, scorer of 23 goals in all competitions midway through his first season at Anfield, has now been voted African Player of the year, BBC African Footballer of the …

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Egypt’s Salah favourite to complete awards hat-trick

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Liverpool star Mohamed Salah hopes to add the African Player of the Year award in Ghana Thursday to his rapidly expanding collection of individual honours. The Egyptian, scorer of 23 goals in all competitions midway through his first season at Anfield, has been voted BBC …

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Aubameyang, Mane, Salah to contest CAF award

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Prolific goalscorers Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon were named on Monday among the three finalists for the African Player of the Year award. Sadio Mane of Senegal completes a list announced in Ghana for the highest annual Confederation of African Football …

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MTN hands over $27,000 to innovation awards winners

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | MTN Uganda’s Chief Marketing Officer, Olivier Prentout has today handed over US$27,000 (Shs 97 million) in cash to the nine winners of the recently MTN Innovation Awards 2017 held in Kampala. Each of the nine winners were handed $3000 (Shs10.8 million), the company said in …

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Nominations for 6th HiPipo Music Awards kickoff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Nomination channels for the 6th prestigious HiPipo Music Awards have been opened and will run until November 15, 2017 when the  exercise will be closed. While announcing the nomination kickoff, Innocent Kawooya, CEO HiPipo noted that the 6th edition of HiPipo Music Awards comes …

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