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Zambia inaugurates new president at colorful ceremony

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Hundreds of dignitaries and thousands of ordinary citizens on Tuesday thronged the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, to witness the inauguration of the country’s new President Hakainde Hichilema. People, many clad in red T-shirts and caps, the color of the United Party for …

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Uganda Rwanda relations

The forgotten feud awakens? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Ten years after President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame starred in high profile reconciliation, there seems no path to making peace again after two years of border closure. Instead, new tensions could flare up. In July, Rwanda …

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Cheptegei wins 2-Mile Race in Eugene

✳ RESULTS 🇺🇬 ➡ Cheptegei 1st in 2 MILE 8:09.55 ➡ Kiplimo 4th in 2 MILE 8:10.16 ➡ Chemutai 7th in 3000M SC 9:10.87 ➡ Nakaayi 6th in 800m 1:58.03 (PB) ➡ Nayondo 4th in 1500m 4:00.72 Eugene, USA | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s star athlete Joshua Cheptegei continued continued …

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Magogo gets another term as FUFA President

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 97th General Assembly of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has re-elected Moses Hassim Magogo to serve as President for another four years. He was unanimously voted by acclamation by the 83 delegates who attended the Assembly today at the Wash and …

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Chemutai, Chepetegei to race in Eugene tonight

✳ Cheptegei -2 Mile – 11.56pm ✳ Kiplimo -2 Mile – 11.56pm ✳ Chemutai -3000m SC – 11.12pm ✳ Nakaayi -800m – 11.48pm ✳ Nanyondo -1500m – 12.12am Eugene, USA | URN & XINHUA | Three Ugandan medalists at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympic Games are set to face off with other stars when the Eugene …

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MUSEVENI: Increase Parish Model fund to Sh1.1 Trillion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has asked the National Resistance Movement-NRM party MPs to support the proposed increase of the Parish Development Model Fund budget from the current 200 billion to 1.069 trillion Shillings. In the current financial year 2021/2022, parliament appropriated only 200 Billion Shillings towards …

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Maj Gen Lokech is dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech ‘the Lion of Mogadishu’ is dead. “The IGP with deep sorrow regrets to announce the sudden demise of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Paul Lokech. He passed on from his home this …

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