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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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MP medals are not waste of tax money, says Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday dismissed media claims that parliament is wasting tax payers money by awarding medals to all former Members of Parliament (MPs) at the forthcoming Golden Jubilee Awards due on Monday. Kadaga stated that Office of the President had procured the medals in 2012 and that the only costs parliament would …

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Ochaya UPL’s best player, drives away a Subaru Forester

KCCA Football Club’s Joseph Ochaya was Friday named Azam Uganda Premier League (UPL) Player of the Year 2015/16 in a colorful ceremony at Serena Hotel, Kampala. Chief guest was Special Forces Commander Major Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba who handed Ochaya keys to the top award, a Subaru Forester. Ochaya edged out Erisa Ssekisambu of Vipers and URA’s Robert …

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