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Sports federations welcome increase in budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sports federations have welcomed additional funding to the sports sector. According to the 2022/23 financial year budget figures read by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija on Tuesday, the sports sector will receive Shillings 47.81 billion up from Shillings 17billion provided …

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Tashobya new NCS chairman, Kiprotich on board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Federation Basketball Associations-FUBA President Ambrose Tashobya has been appointed the new chairman of the National Council of Sports-NCS. Tashobya together with 10 other members were appointed by the State Minister of Education and Sports Hamson Obua. “In exercise of the powers vested upon …

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NCS lists approved sports activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Council of Sports-NCS has categorized sports disciplines ahead of the resumption of sporting activities in the country. According to a document issued on Friday, the sports disciplines have been categorized according to the nature of competition, risks involved, location of the competition, training …

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NCS to meet sports federations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council of Sports-NCS is scheduled to meet different sports federations to discuss how to resume sports activities in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by the Health Ministry to stop the spread of Covid-19. It comes after President Yoweri Museveni okayed …

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Uganda secures additional UGX 28m for Table Tennis regional championships

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The President of the Uganda Table Tennis Association, Robert Jjagwe, says the association has received additional 28 million shillings towards hosting the Eastern Africa Regional Championships. He says the International Table Tennis Federation-ITTF extended the funds on Tuesday to facilitate smooth organisation of the championships …

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Uganda table tennis association hunting for UGX 25M for regional championships

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda Table Tennis Association is hunting for Shillings 25 million to host the upcoming East Africa Regional Senior Championships slated for November 28-30th at Pope Paul Memorial Centre in Kampala. The Uganda Table Tennis Association President, Robert Jaggwe, says that 14 countries are expected to participate in the championships. They …

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MPs summon Finance Ministry for dealing directly with FUFA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Committee on Education and Sports want the ministry of Finance led by the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Treasury-Keith Muhakanizi to answer why shillings 10 billion was directly advanced to the Federation for Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) and not through the National …

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MPs Irked By Huge FUFA Budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of legislators are concerned that the government is funding the Federation of Uganda Football Associations-FUFA to the disadvantage of other sports associations. The MPs raised concern after the State Sports Minister; Charles Bakkabulindi presented a statement on government funding to the football and netball …

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FDC asks gov’t to increase funding to sports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change-FDC wants government to increase funding to sports activities. Addressing the press on Monday at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, FDC Deputy Spokesperson John Kikonyogo said that sport is a very good avenue to market Uganda abroad. According to the 2019/2020 …

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