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Senegal shoulders Africa’s first Beach Soccer World title hopes

To reach the semi finals, the Lions from Senegal ousted Brazil last Thursday on a 5-4 victory after extra time.

Full List: Here’s Uganda’s contingent to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

In total, the team is comprised of 56 people who include athletes, technical personnel and other officials.

Uganda men’s team withdrawn from World Rugby 7s competition in Monaco.

The rest of the participants had their results turn negative after undergoing pre-scheduled antigen testing on the morning of Thursday 17 June, authorities have said.

Rukia Naiga: First ever pool star to win overall Uspa player of the month crowned

Meanwhile, Badminton Player Usna Kobugabe won the month of February award while Derrick Kakooza was crowned as March's best.

Powerlifting: P.6 dropout Mubiru continues to raise high Uganda’s flag on the world stage

Like many ophans in Uganda's capital and other urban centres in the country, Mubiru left home and ended up sleeping on the streets. He could later begin hawking breads and eggs.

Powerlifter Mubiru gearing up for WPA Championships

The Ugandan will compete in the 125 kg heavyweight category age group 40/44 years, masters raw tested deadlift squat bech press.

UVF Elections: Former contestant petitions NCS challenging Nasiwu’s victory

A former Presidential Candidate in the just concluded Uganda Volleyball Federation (UVF) Elections, Eddie Okila has petitioned...

Nasiwu returns as Volleyball president

Sadik Nasiwu has returned as Uganda Volleyball Federation president on the day financial reports were deferred to...

Volleyball: Moroccan Bouchra Hajij elected as African Confederation president

He has now joined the prestigious list of former CAVB presidents that has Chardly Zouiten (Tunisia); Nacef Salim (Egypt) and Louhry Gui Gui (Cote D’Ivoire)

Volleyball: Uganda selected to host Women’s U20 Nations Championships

Meanwhile, Nigeria were nominated by CAVB to organise the 2020 Girls U18 African Nations Championship from January 29 to 7th February 2021, while Tunisia will host the Boys U19 category between February1 and 6, 2021. 

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Police gets new deputy spokesperson

Nabakka replaces Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Polly Namaye who is currently in South Sudan for a United Nations mission.

AWCON | Uganda Crested Cranes qualify for 2022 edition

The Crested Cranes who had just entered camp, were slated to host the Harambe Starlets on February 17 before facing off again six days later for the return leg.

Policeman allegedly shoots himself dead at Nsambya barracks

He added that all had been exhibited and body taken to city mortuary Mulago for a post mortem.

CHRISTOPHER SEMBUYA (1935 – 2022): The story of a visionary African industrialist ignored by his own government

Sembuya was a passionate believer in African run business and he wrote a small book, “The other side of Amin Dada!” In it he noted Amin emancipated and supported African businessmen like him start industries.

Nbs,bbs,21 other tv stations in hot soup over copyright infringement

UCC has also demanded “proof and evidence of acquisition of copyrights and broadcasting rights” for the concerned programmes “in line with Clause 18 of Schedule B of the License Agreement executed between the station and the Commission.”

Shock as three family members electrocuted in Wakiso

According to police, neighbors noticed the incident and disconnected the power before they removed the bodies that have now been conveyed to the city mortuary in Mulago for postmortem.

Two arrested for stealing number plates in Kajjansi

The two suspects, police said have been stealing the number plates from areas of Lweza B, Kitende, Sekiwunga and Bwebajja all in Kajjansi Town Council, Wakiso District.

Mutebi, Mayanja unveiled at AS Kigali

Mutebi has been without a coaching job since March last year when he and KCCA FC mutually agreed to terminate their working contract.

Venezuelan drug trafficker among 79 prisoners pardoned by president Museveni

Venezuelan Doralys Rodriguez Fagundez was listed amongst other 78 male and female Ugandan nationals -now released- from about 15 separate prisons across the country.