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Gov’t to fund athletes to 2022 Commonwealth games

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government will provide Shs7.1 billion to support Ugandan athletes who will participate in the 2022 Commonwealth games due to take place between 28 July and 08 August 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The State Minister for Sports, Hamson Obua made this revelation while responding to matter …

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West Lango Diocese, Kwania district fight over seed school

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lango West Diocese has dragged Kwania district to court over the ownership of Aduku seed secondary school. The school is among sixty-nine seed schools built by the government under Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program-UGIFT. Denis Hamson Obua, the State Minister for Sports handed over the …

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Renovation of Namboole stadium underway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renovation of Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has kicked off with the construction of the perimeter wall. Hamson Obua, State Minister for Sports and Education on Wednesday officially handed over the site to the UPDF Engineering Brigade. The stadium has not hosted any international competition for almost …

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Delayed release of funds stalls Namboole renovation works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed renovation of Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has stalled due to the delayed release of funds by the government, management has revealed. Mandela National stadium has not hosted any international competition for almost two years since it was banned by the world soccer governing …

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Sports sector budget allocation to increase to UGX25Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Education and Sports Hamson Obua has said that Cabinet has agreed to increase the budget of the sports sub-sector from 10 Billion to 25 Billion Shillings. Obua revealed this on Wednesday during a virtual meeting with heads of sports federations and …

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Govt faulted on failed construction on Akii-Bua and Buhinga stadium

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators on the Committee on Education were left in shock after they discovered that a US$113 million grant from the Chinese government for construction of Buhinga and Akii-Bua stadia has not been utilized. The MPs were disturbed to learn that the Ministries of Education and Sports,  …

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We have secured UGX 30Bn for Namboole renovation – Obua

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Education and Sports has secured Shillings 30 billion for the renovation of Mandela National stadium, Namboole. This comes after the World football governing body FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) banned the stadium from hosting international games. The State Minister for …

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