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UBF wants boxing reinstated in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) has called for the reinstatement of boxing in schools in a bid to develop the sport. The appeal was made by the President of the federation, Moses Muhangi while appearing before Parliament’s Ad-hoc Committee that is investigating the usage of funds …

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International boxing president to visit Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Umar Kremlev, the International Boxing Association (IBA) President is set to visit Uganda, months after retaining office for his second term. Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) President, Moses Muhangi who invited  Kremlev told URN that it will be a three-day visit from the 30th of November …

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UBF boss Muhangi wants boxing prioritized in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moses Muhangi, the president of Uganda Boxing Federation-UBF has decried the continued exclusion of boxing from the school calendar. It is almost 13 years since the former Commissioner of Education and Sports, Dan Tamwesigire raised concern over the safety of amateur boxers in schools, saying …

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Nanziri eliminated but still makes Ugandan Olympic history

Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Flyweight boxer Catherine Nanziri has been eliminated from the ongoing Tokyo Olympic games following her unanimous points loss to Japan’s Tsukimi Namiki. Nanziri 21, who was in the blue corner lost the fight on unanimous decision by the judges. According to the scorers, Nanziri never …

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UPDF yet to arrest Zebra’s December 30 killers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wednesday marked six months since Bwaise based boxer, Isaac Ssenyange alias Zebra Mando, was shot dead by soldiers under the Joint Ant-Terrorism Task Force –JATT. Zebra met his death on December 30, 2020, at St Francis Zone, Bwaise III Parish, Kawempe division. His death …

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Global boxing body promises to uplift standards in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Umar Kremlev has lined up his ambitious plans to uplift boxing standards in Africa when he led the AIBA leadership and the national federations of the continent to discuss key boxing issues in a virtual forum here on Sunday. The Kremlev’s …

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