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Kamwokya Christian Caring Community unveils multipurpose sports facility

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kamwokya Christian Caring Community has unveiled a multipurpose sports facility dubbed Treasure Life-TLC following the completion of the project. The facility will host different sports disciplines such as boxing, football, netball, and volleyball among others. The facility will give priority to children in Kamwokya. Construction …

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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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National Council of Sports hunts for sports talent from Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council of Sports-NCS has ignited Karamoja sports talent by revitalizing various sports including football and athletics in a move to inspire the region to compete at the national and international levels. The NCS General Secretary, Dr. Bernard Patrick Ogwel visited the region on …

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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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