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NCS wants at least 1.4 trillion UGX in the new 2024/2025 budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council of Sports Secretary-General Patrick Ogwel has asked for at least 1.4 trillion shillings in the new 2024/2025 budget. Ogwel who alongside other Council members, appeared before the budget committee of Parliament to present the proposed budget, the amount of money they are …

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What next for She Cranes?

NEWS ANALYSIS | THE INDEPENDENT |  On Wednesday, the National Council of Sports-NCS decided to revoke the certificate of recognition for the Uganda Netball Federation (UNF). The decision followed the federation’s alleged failure to address persistent governance and leadership challenges. This means that UNF is no longer authorized to conduct …

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NCS throws out netball federation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Council of Sports has withdrawn the Certificate of Recognition from the Uganda Netball Federation (UNF).  NCS said the decision arises out of persistent managment challenges that have engulfed the netball federation. The UNF will no longer conduct any business to do with the sport, …

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Uganda Boxing Federation President Muhangi remanded to Luzira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakawa Magistrates Court has remanded to Luzira Prison the president of the Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF), Moses Muhangi on charges of forgery and uttering a false document. On Thursday afternoon, Muhangi, a businessman and a resident of Kololo in Kampala District was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ritah …

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Uganda Boxing Federation officials handed over to CID

Sports federations must account for funds – PAC Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (Central Government) has urged the National Sports Council (NCS) to tighten accountability measures on sports federations to ensure compliance with the law. This is after the NCS Board Chairperson, Ambrose Tashobya, told …

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Unqualified sports federations risk repaying Govt funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several National Sports Federations and Associations risk reimbursing all government funding they have received over the past five financial years, according to recommendations made by the Select Committee formed to investigate the operations of the National Council of Sports (NCS). The Committee found that …

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Select Committee calls for forensic audit of sports body

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Select Committee constituted to investigate the operations of the National Council of Sports (NCS) has called for a forensic audit on the sports body. The recommendation is contained in the report presented by the Chairperson of the Select Committee, Hon. Laura Kanushu  …

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Sports associations call for equitable funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sports associations have asked Parliament to intervene in the disbursement of funds by the National Council of Sports (NCS) which they accuse of impartiality. While meeting the Committee of Education and Sports on Tuesday, 31 January 2023, the representatives of the sports associations said that …

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