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Hippos destroy maize in Obongi district

Obongi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents and farmers in Obongi Town Council, Obongi District, are counting their losses after a group of hippopotamuses invaded their maize gardens and destroyed other crops. The most affected areas include Yakinemiji Cell, Kenya Cell, and Arinya Cell, all in Yakinemiji Ward, Obongi Town …

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Magogo: Under-20 team, the Hippos, to play the 2027 AFCON

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The national Under-20 team, the Hippos, has injected fresh energy into Uganda’s preparations for the 2027 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) following their silver medal win in the recently concluded 13th edition of the African Games in Accra. Under the guidance of Morley Byekwaso, the …

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Uganda under-20 team secures silver medal at African Games

Accra, Ghana | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Under-20 team, the Hippos, narrowly missed clinching a gold medal at the ongoing 13th edition of the African Games in Accra, Ghana. Despite delivering a commendable performance on Friday night at the Accra Sports Stadium, the Hippos succumbed to hosts Ghana with …

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Uganda Hippos set eyes on World Cup qualification

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA), Moses Magogo has urged the National Under 20 team, the Hippos to shift their focus to qualifying for the U-20 World Cup 2023 that will be hosted in Indonesia. Magogo made these remarks while speaking …

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Hippos that have killed 26 people in Wakiso strike again

Kavanyanja Island, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two fishermen in  Bussi Subcounty in Wakiso District have died in a hippopotamus attack in Lake Victoria. They have been  identified  as Perimo Alaku from Terego district and Sobasi Tayali Alinga from Yumbe district. Three residents including the area leader say the incident …

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Stray hippo killed by residents in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Saruti B in Kasese municipality have killed one of the stray hippos that have been disturbing the area. The hippos escaped from Queen Elizabeth National Park in July last year and inhabited the stagnant water in Kanyangeya cell adjacent to River Nyamwaba. This …

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Hippos invade gardens in Butaleja district

Butaleja , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Butaleja district are counting losses after stray hippos invaded their crop gardens and destroyed crops. The stray hippos have also killed domestic animals like cattle and goats. The animals have ravaged gardens in villages of Lukana A, Lukana B and Busime among …

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Uganda’s Hippos are 2nd best at AFCON 2021

AFCON U20 FINAL 2021 Uganda 🇺🇬 0  Ghana 🇬🇭 2 BEST XI 2021 🇬🇭 Danlad Ibrahim 🇨🇫 Flory Yangao 🇨🇲 Blondon Meyapya 🇬🇲 Jawra Lamin 🇺🇬 Aziz Kayondo 🇲🇦 El Mehdi El Moubarik 🇬🇲 Lamarana Jallow 🇹🇳 Chibeb Labidi 🇬🇭 Abdul Fatawu I. 🇺🇬 Kakooza Derrick 🇧🇫 Joffrey Bazie Weight of history too …

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