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Ugandan Arsenal fan held over theft of sh180million

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have detained one of the eight Arsenal FC fans who were arrested for staging an illegal assembly in Jinja city on Sunday evening for the alleged theft of UGX 180 million. The eight took to different streets in Jinja city to celebrate Arsenal …

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JINJA: Police probe motive of Arsenal fans procession

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of detectives has been dispatched to expedite inquiries into the motive of Arsenal fans, who were earlier on Monday arrested for staging an illegal procession and are still in detention. The Kiira regional police spokesperson, James Mubi told journalists that the group of …

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When voters become fans

They want their side to win not because it`ll change their lives, but because they want the other side to lose COMMENT | Kaushik Basu | The state of global politics has economists, political scientists, and political philosophers floundering. We are witnessing a level of polarisation rarely seen. From Turkey, Brazil, and …

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UPL clubs question FUFA’s approach to curtail hooliganism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Star Times Uganda Premier League clubs have questioned FUFA’s decision to punish clubs for the hooliganism of their fans. This stems from the recent decision by the local federation to sanction clubs in a bid to stem the growing cases of hooliganism in …

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FUFA bans fans in stadiums

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA has directed clubs not to admit fans to the stadiums until further notice. According to FUFA’s Deputy CEO in charge of Football, Decolus Kiiza, the directive follows the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. “As you are …

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Man City wait for title after Old Trafford protest

Manchester, UK | XINHUA |  Manchester City will have to wait at least another week to be crowned as Premier League champions after Sunday’s game between Manchester United and Liverpool was postponed after supporters of the home club protested on the pitch at Old Trafford against club owners, the Glazier …

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Fans might return to stadiums in England in October

London, UK | XINHUA | Fans could return to stadiums in England in October if pilot events go well, announced the British government on Friday. All mass gatherings have been suspended here since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic before snooker, football, cricket and a few elite sport events resumed …

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