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In a first, ICC awards Congo war crimes victims $250 each

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | The International Criminal Court Friday ordered 297 victims of ex-Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to each be paid “a symbolic” $250 in damages for a brutal 2003 attack on their village, in the tribunal’s first such award. Awarding both individual and collective damages, the court also …

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Onyango, Emong for Uganda Sports Personality Of The Year Award

The Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) has nominated footballer Denis Onyango, Olympian Emong and rugby player Phillip Wokorach for the annual  Sports Personality Of The Year award. The three were picked after USPA, in their meeting at Lugogo on Monday, named the best for 2016 in all sports disciplines. Onyango, Emong …

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Distance aces Cheruiyot, Kipchoge scoop Kenyan awards

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Olympic champions Vivian Cheruiyot and Eliud Kipchoge were named Kenya’s top athletes at an awards ceremony that rounded off a controversial but successful year for sports in the country. Cheruiyot, 33, a former world double 5,000m and 10,000m champion, warded off the challenge of Jemima …

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Bolt wins unprecedented sixth Athlete of Year award

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Sprint king Usain Bolt won an unprecedented sixth IAAF male Athlete of the Year award on Friday, Ethiopian Almaz Ayana picking up the female award after her record-setting 10,000m gold in Rio. “I live for the moments I walk into the stadium,” said …

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VIDEO: NBS TV bankrolls PRAU Awards with Sh80 million

VIDEO: NBS Television has committed to support to the 2nd edition of the Public Relations Association of Uganda scheduled to take place on 25th November 2016 at Golf course hotel. Handing over a Sh80 million cheque to the association, the Chief Executive Officer NBS Television Kin Karisa committed to continue funding …

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Museveni to push for special fund for all former MPs

President Yoweri Museveni has promised government will set up a special fund to cater for the welfare of former Members of Parliament (MPs) and their families. “We are going to work on the welfare of former MPs. How can we fail to look after 1,000 people yet we are looking after tens …

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PICTORIAL: MPs from 1st to 9th parliament get Golden Jubilee medals

PICTORIAL: All former Uganda Members of Parliament (MPs), from the 1st to 9th Parliament, were today honoured  with Golden Jubilee Medals. President Yoweri Museveni was chief guest at the occasion organised to recognize former MPs. It was organised by Uganda’s parliament at Serena Hotel in Kampala. Museveni promised to work on the …

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