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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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Title-holder Mahrez excluded from CAF nominees

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Reigning African Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez of Algeria failed to make the 30-nominee list of contenders announced Wednesday for the 2017 award. The winger was a key figure in the Leicester City side that defied 5,000-1 odds and stunned the football world by …

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Bollywood superstars dazzle at India film awards

East Rutherford, United States | AFP |India’s biggest Bollywood stars led a triumphant celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film Academy awards Saturday, cheered by thousands of ecstatic fans just outside New York. The five-hour show at an American football stadium in New Jersey, where the …

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Denis Onyango is Uganda’s Sports Personality Of The Year

Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango is Uganda’s Sports Personality Of The Year 2016. Onyango was named the country’s best at a glitz and glamour event Friday night by the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA). The South African based goalkeeper becomes the first individual footballer to be crowned …

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Onyango favourite for 2016 USPA top sports award

  Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Africa’s best home-based football player of 2016 Denis Onyango is favourite to be named Uganda’s Sportsman Of The Year 2016 on Friday night. Onyango, named best African Player of the Year Based in Africa early this year, is one of three nominate for the Uganda Sports …

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