Wednesday , February 1 2023
Home / Tag Archives: Stadium

Tag Archives: Stadium

Namboole stadium to be ready by June – UPDF Engineering Brigade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The renovation of Mandela National Stadium-Namboole is set to be completed in June 2023. Renovations kicked off in January 2022, nearly two years after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) blacklisted the stadium from hosting because it …

Read More »

MTN Omondi Stadium to get floodlights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The MTN Omondi stadium, home of Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club- KCCA FC, will have floodlights before end of this current season of the Star-Times Uganda Premier League. This is one of the key perks KCCA FC will get from their new principal shirt …

Read More »

Gen Paul Lokech memorial stadium set to open in December

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Agago district plans to start using the Lt. Gen. Paul Lokech Memorial Stadium in December 2022, authorities have revealed. In March 2022, Agago District Local Government launched the construction of the Lt. Gen. Paul Lokech Memorial Stadium. The development followed a 2018 council resolution that …

Read More »

Panic in Kireka over looming eviction from Namboole land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of residents of Kireka Zone B are spending sleepless nights over their pending eviction as the UPDF Engineering Brigade nears the completion of the construction of the perimeter wall around Mandela National stadium. The government kicked off the renovation of Mandela National Stadium …

Read More »

Authorities move to fence-off Namboole Stadium Land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities are moving to fence off the land housing Mandela National Stadium in Namboole, in order to save it from further encroachment. The 40,202 sitting capacity stadium was the first project of the sports complex designed to have all sporting facilities. But most of the …

Read More »

CID starts investigations into misuse of Akii- Bua stadium funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigation Department-CID has started investigations into the reported misuse of funds meant for the construction of Akii- Bua memorial Stadium. A team of senior police detectives from the CID – headquarters are in Lira district to investigate the alleged misuse of funds. Grace …

Read More »

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION: Akii-Bua Stadium money was well spent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education and Sports Ministry has responded to parliament’s handling of a query on the construction of Akii-Bua Olympic stadium, insisting they disbursed all monies to local government. Early this week, the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise-COSASE detained Lamex Omara Apitta, the …

Read More »

Behind Rwanda’s new Cricket Stadium design

How architects adopted ancient African forms and cutting-edge building techniques to create an extraordinary structure from sustainably sourced materials Kampala, Uganda | GARETH VAN NIEKERT | Rwanda’s brand-new cricket stadium is inspired by the role sport can play in reconciliation. It was conceived as a promotor of peace and social interaction …

Read More »