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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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