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NAIROBI: Great Day-1 for Uganda, but no medals yet

Nairobi, Kenya| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | There was no medal, but three Ugandans advanced into finals as half of the country’s team of 12 started action on the opening day of the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 on Wednesday. Two of Uganda’s athletes advanced from the 1500m heats to the semis. Hosea …

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Fleet-footed Uganda She Pearls leave Botswana girls in tears

Uganda ?? 46 – Botswana ??  42 Tuesday  Uganda vs Cook Islands 10am Botswana vs Jamaica Gabarone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER |  Uganda’s She Pearls overcome a false start and a partisan crowd to beat Botswana in a hard-fought Netball World Youth Cup game at the UB Indoor Sports Arena on Monday. Botswana, who started in …

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Youth can help achieve SDGs

  In 2015, Samuel Malinga, at age 26, founded Sanitation Africa—a company engaged in turning human waste into briquettes for cooking and agricultural manure.  For his innovative approach to waste management, he has been recognized by several organizations, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, a philanthropy that awarded him a grant …

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Museveni launches initiative on skilling the girl child

Kampala, Uganda | PPU |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has launched “The presidential initiative on skilling the girl child” at the Northern Wing of Wandegeya market outside Kampala. The Presidential Initiative on Skilling The girl child, aims to reduce on the unemployment rates by offering  girls extra skills in baking, tailoring, weaving, shoe-making …

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Muhoozi Kainerugaba flags off fundraising run, urges youth to join army

Senior Presidential Adviser for Special Operations Maj General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has urged youth to consider joining the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) as a way of serving their nation while maintaining physical fitness. Gen.Muhoozi made the remarks at Namirembe Cathedral grounds while flagging off the Namirembe Rehabilitation Run 2017 organized by …

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Ugandan legislator Osoru elected president of global youth body

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Arua Member of Parliament Morine Osoru, has been elected President of the Forum of Young Parliamentarians of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU). Osoru was elected on Sunday, after beating competition from Russia and Zambia. The legislator is part of the Ugandan delegation that is attending the 136th IPU …

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