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World X-Country hits fever-pitch as teams arrive

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:47
This year’s edition will have the greatest participation ever from Africa - an estimated 56 per cent of participants from this continent with a contribution of 26 out of a total 59 countries competing

ICC jails former Congo VP for a year for bribing witnesses

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:27
Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba's four accomplices were sentenced to between six months and two-and-half years in jail

I’m not interested in age limit talk- Museveni

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:13
Recently, a section of the media carried reports showing that some legislators allied to the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party were planning to table a resolution pushing the removal of term limits

Congolese court upholds opposition leader's prison sentence

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:42
The United For Congo party leader, who returned to the country in late 2014 after 17 years in exile, could file another appeal to the supreme court.

Pertinent issues to address as hockey body goes for polls

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:02
Despite that longevity, it is not among the popular sports here with only six clubs and about 15 schools running hockey programmes

Police officer shot dead by fellow cop

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:52
Vicente Semuvumbi who was attached to Lwebitakuli Police Post was shot dead by a  police officer attached to Matete Police Station.

Ugandan Kyakonye knocks out Dutch Fonseca

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:45
Willy Kyakonye got off to a ruthless start when he knocked out Netherlands’ Gino de Fonseca inside just one minute and twenty seconds of his fight in Amsterdam, Netherlands Sunday night

Namilyango in spot of bother after Kololo loss

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:39
Namilyango still top pool A on 17 points, St. Mary`s College Kisubi (Smack) and Kololo follow with 16 and 15 respectively

KIU seek to alter UCU series as University League starts

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:23
The Mukono-based University side inflicted a 2-0 defeat that set the tone for a disappointing season in which KIU finished bottom of the six team Group B

Mutebi wants KCCA to retain thrust after drawing Al Masry

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:19
Having stretched African champions Mamelodi Sundowns for long periods in their Caf Champions league meeting before a 3-2 aggregate loss, KCCA have reason to feel confident

World X-country to give Shs6b economic boost

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:58
Business at Entebbe Airport has shot up as visiting contingents arrive whereas the Local Organising Committee (LOC) work is getting more tiresome ahead of Sunday’s event at Kololo Independence ground

Kampala set for World X-Country Championships

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:55
The transformations that included setting a mount, digging a dip and planting grass on the tarmac, at the Kololo course are complete ahead of the event this Sunday

Jesus' tomb restored after months of work

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 08:10
Some Christians believe he was buried in the Garden Tomb, outside the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, but Moropoulou said their findings supported the Sepulchre as the location.

Law scholars sue government over abortion law

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:49
The petitioners contend that the Constituent Assembly resolved to create a framework provision on termination of pregnancy on which basis the Parliament of Uganda would then formulate, discuss and enact a law on termination of pregnancy.

DP blocks Nambooze's planned Buganda meeting

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:37
He said that while other regions have submitted plans for their activities to NEC, Buganda Region which Ms Nambooze leads has not done so and they still expect her to submit a regional work plan for approval and support.

Tanga Odoi warns NRM leaders in Busoga against supporting opposition

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:19
Ms Wetongola was kicked out of Parliament after court found out that she did not have the required academic qualification to be a legislator.

US, Britain ban laptops on flights from Turkey, Arab world

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 05:45
No US carriers are affected, but the ban hits passengers on approximately 50 flights per day from the busiest hubs in the Arab world and the three Gulf carriers that recently emerged as giants: Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.

Shs20b from fish exports lies idle

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 02:03
During the Budget reading of 2013/14 government instituted a levy on fish exports as a non-tax revenue from fishing vessels and other licence and permit sources

Why you will have to pay to use some Ugandan roads

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 02:00
The first toll will be on the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, a road expected to be completed in 2018

Ways of saving money without going to banks

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 02:00
These “savings” are considered short term and commercial banks cannot rely on such money to extend long-term credit to the private sector