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LIVE: Okwi strikes as Uganda sinks Egypt

FT:  Uganda ??  1 Egypt ?? 0 (Emmanuel Okwi 51st min) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emmanuel Okwi was the unlikely hero as Uganda Cranes beat Egypt 1-0 to jump to the top of World Cup qualifying Group E. Okwi dribbled two Egyptian defenders in the box before striking from close range in the 51st …

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FAROUK MIYA: Bring on the Egyptians

Thursday, 4pm Uganda ??  vs Egypt ?? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cranes striker Farouk Miya is confident Uganda Cranes will build on their strong start to the 2018 World Cup qualifiers despite recent changes to the team’s coaching staff. Speaking to FIFA.com, Miya said the departure of coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic and arrival of Moses …

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VIDEO: Basena names squad ahead of Egypt tie

VIDEO: Basena names squad ahead of Egypt tie Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | All is set for the Uganda cranes to face the pharaohs of Egypt in the FIFA world cup qualifiers . The cranes team today held a friendly with KCCA FC at Mandela National Stadium where they defeated …

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Rwanda, Egypt cement relations

Agenda includes River Nile waters Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Al-Sisi, who recently, completed a four-country tour of Africa, was in Kigali, Rwanda on Aug.15 and held bilateral talks with President Paul Kagame. One of the top issues on Al-Sisi’s agenda is the issue of the River Nile Basin and Egypt’s …

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Sudan’s Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir said Thursday that the construction of Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo. Visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, for his part, said the project was a “win-win” for …

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Egypt opens Gaza crossing for hajj pilgrims

  Gaza City, Palestinian Territories | AFP |  Egypt reopened its border with the Gaza Strip Monday for the first time in months to allow Muslims from the blockaded Palestinian enclave to travel to Mecca for the hajj pilgrimage, authorities said. “The crossing was reopened this morning for four days …

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Egypt punishes train disaster ‘selfie medics’

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egypt’s health ministry has punished six medics who took selfies in front of a deadly train wreck by transferring them to a remote part of the country, it said Saturday, following an online uproar. Two trains collided Friday near the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, killing …

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Egypt train collision kills at least 21: health ministry

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Two trains collided outside the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday, killing at least 21 people, a health ministry official said. The crash also injured 109 people, Sharif Wadi, an assistant to the health minister, told state television. Footage on the state broadcaster showed one train …

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Saudi billionaire to invest $800 mln in Egypt tourism

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is to invest more than $800 million in hotels in Egypt, the investment ministry in Cairo said on Monday. The announcement came after parliament in May adopted a new law aimed at attracting foreign investment as the authorities seek …

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Micho confirms end of the road with Uganda Cranes

FUFA  receives termination letter, wishes Micho well Kabira Club, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevich has confirmed he is leaving the Uganda national soccer team Cranes. Micho told the press in Kampala Saturday that he has got up to nine offers to consinder now. He confirmed he is not going to …

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