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Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop found dead in her house

Reports say the former World Cross Country junior runner was found by neighbors who had gone to check on her after altercations in her home on Tuesday night.

Cheptegei breaks silence on offer for a rich Arab country citizenship

Uganda's sensentional long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has broken silence on what transpired in his life after miraculously failing to win the IAAF World Cross Country championship held in Uganda in 2017.

Kiplimo becomes first Ugandan to win gold at World Half Marathon Championships

No Ugandan had ever won an individual medal in 23 previous editions of the event – their one team medal a men’s bronze in 2004 – but the nation has been a rising force in distance running these past few years so today’s result came as no surprise.

Cheptegei wants to ‘crown the season’ with a title

Despite not having competed further than 16km, the Ugandan world 10,000m champion will start as one of the favourites for the men’s crown in the absence of Kenya’s three-time gold medallist Geoffrey Kamworor.

London Marathon 2020: Kitata dethrones Kipchoge, Kosgei retains women title

Four-time winner Kipchoge was the favourite, but fell behind with two laps to go and finished eighth.

London Marathon 2020: Kenyan Brigid Kosgei retains women title

World record holder Brigid Kosgei has retained her London Marathon title with a commanding performance on a wet and closed course in the city.

Athletics: MTN rewards Cheptegei for breaking world record

MTN Uganda has rewarded long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei for his recent success at the Monaco Diamond League meet, where he set...

Ugandan Kiplimo wins another gold, sets new records

Jacob Kiplimo, the Ugandan long distance runner has won the men’s 3000m at the Diamond League in Rome, Italy.

Ex-World Athletics boss Lamine Diack found guilty of corruption charges

Diack was also found guilty of taking bribes from Russian athletes to financially assist Macky Sall's successful 2012 Senegalese presidential election campaign. Sall still holds the position.

Cheptegei returns home, heads into 14 day self- isolation

However, Cheptegei who on Friday shattered the 16-year-old 5,000m world record at the Monaco Diamond League, in France, won't enjoy the usual mass heroic welcome normally accorded to Uganda medal winners as he has gone into self-isolation in his home town, Kapchorwa as a mandatory precaution against the deadly Covid-19.

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2022 AWCONQ | Uganda earns vital home victory over Ethiopia

The two sides meet again on October 26, 2021 with the winner of the tie likely to face Kenya who molested South Sudan 8-0 on Wednesday.

Court sets date for MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana’s bail application hearing

The legislators and other suspects are being accused of participating in the recent spate of killings in the Greater Masaka sub region between the months of July and August this year in which over 25 people lost their lives.

Ayub Khalifa summons 30 to prepare for CECAFA U20 Women’s Championship.

Most of the girls who were part of the team that faced Kenya have been maintained, including striker Juliet Nalukenge who recently joined Apollon Ladies FC in Cyprus.

Why you may have to wait until 10 pm to watch your favorite gossip tv show

Reports say the commission has persistently received complaints from the public about the gossip shows. 

Reports: Gunshots ‘rain’ in Rukungiri as police battle armed robbers

According to one of the local radio stations, the thugs had broken into an Electronics shop and took off with items worth Millions.

Lutalo, Aturo express readiness for Ethiopia encounter | 2022 AWCONQ

The Ugandan ladies face off with Ethiopian counterparts in the first leg of the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations Qualifiers at St Mary’s stadium, Kitende.

Micho handed 3 years of imprisonment for sexual assault

The 52-year-old's legal team has also been granted leave to appeal the decision.

Stanbic Bank, MoH partner to offer low interest loans to health workers

The bank says there will be no arrangement or processing fees charged when health workers seek to top up or take new loans.

Security arrest 13 in connection to ADF, Mai-Mai rebel groups

While addressing media on Monday, Enanga revealed that the suspects were trailed over several months and finally tracked down to their hide out at “The Church of Christ for the Latter – day Saints” in Njeru Municipality.