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Nile Breweries gives Cheptegei Foundation Sh100m

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nile Breweries Limited-NBL, has donated sh100 million towards the construction of the Joshua Cheptegei high altitude athletes training center in Kapchorwa district. Cheptegei who commissioned construction works in 2018 says that his training facility will help young talented individuals to professionalize their athletics careers …

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Experts say closure of schools will hinder sports development

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sports administrators have said the continued closure of schools is affecting sports development. Schools were closed following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their closure affected several sporting activities and competitions that were often conducted in schools. These included the post-primary games, Airtel rising …

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MPs pledge increase of sports budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament under the Sports and Education committee have assured the National Council of Sports that they are going to demand for increment of the budget of the sports sub sector in the next financial year. The legislators revealed this when they visited council’s …

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Swangz Avenue boss Julius Kyazze ventures into sports management

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Julius Kyazze, the co-owner and CEO of Uganda’s biggest record company, Swangz Avenue has expanded his talent management skills to sports. Kyazze joined hands with Bukomansimbi South MP Geoffrey Kayemba to form a sports agency and their partnership had big news when they brokered the transfer of Cranes …

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URA FC offloads Sam Simbwa, picks Masaba as interim Coach

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club URA FC has appointed Simeon Masaba as interim coach after parting ways with their former head coach, Sam Simbwa. The tax collectors reportedly failed to reach an agreement with Ssimbwa following the expiry of his contract after serving the …

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UUSFA cries out over uneven sports funding

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sports federations under their newly formed Union of Uganda Sports Federations and Associations- UUSFA have complained about the unfair distribution of funds among sports federations in the country. The issue came up during a meeting between the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the …

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Kabuleta pledges to transform sports into an industry

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential hopeful Joseph Kabuleta has pledged to transform sports into an industry that will not only be a recreation but an employment enterprise.  Kabuleta told sportsmen in Kasese Municipality on Thursday evening that regardless of how talented youth in Uganda are, it is becoming very …

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