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Sportsmen can still serve the country after retirement – President Museveni

Sportsmen can still serve the country after retirement – President Museveni

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The President of the Republic of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has proposed that the Government should consider supporting sports heroes who retire by offering them bursaries to study so that they are able to get employment in other professional disciplines they desire or get employment with the Government. The President’s statement was made at a function held in Statehouse-Entebbe on Thursday evening to recognize former Uganda Cranes Captain Dennis Onyango. President Museveni ‘At 35, a sportsman can still serve the country for another 20 years if deployed in civil service or given bursaries to train in higher institutions of learning in a discipline of their choice’ said President Museveni. Onyango-appreciated-by-Museveni-and-first-lady-Janet-awarded-with-car- President Mu...
2021 FUFA ELECTIONS:  SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS (SIGS)

2021 FUFA ELECTIONS: SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS (SIGS)

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Uganda Football Referees Association (UFRA) Chairman/Delegate: Ronnie  Kalema-Unopposed Delegate: Brian Miiro Nsubuga -Unopposed Delegate: Rosebell  Rwamuyamba Ram Delegate unopposed Uganda Football Coaches Association (UFCA) Chairman/Delegate: Livingstone Kyambadde -Unopposed Frank Anyau Delegate-Unopposed  Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) Chairman/Delegate: Deo Mutabazi -Unopposed Delegate: Anthony Tumwesigye Unopposed Futsal Association Uganda (FAU) Chairman/Delegate: Hamzah Jjunju- Unopposed Delegate: Patrick  Lugemwa-Unopposed Uganda Football Players Association (UFPA) Chairman/Delegate: Paul Ssali- Unopposed Delegate: Fred Tamale - Unopposed Uganda Schools Football Association (USFA) Cha...
Stop committing suicide-Dr Jibril CEO Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) tells the people of Bushenyi District during Promotion of Environmental Justice.

Stop committing suicide-Dr Jibril CEO Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) tells the people of Bushenyi District during Promotion of Environmental Justice.

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Stop committing suicide , Dr Jibril tells people of Bushenyi. while cleaning up the Bushenyi District at the launch of Million Trees National Initiative Uganda, MTNi-Ug activities. "Whenever you dump rubbishes anyhow you're committing suicide by attracting disease infectious germs to stay close with you. Local people don't have to buy daily medicines the way they dump rubbishes daily…." Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha CEO MTNi-Ug. Hajj. Jeffari Basajjabalaba C/M LC5 Bushenyi District, led other District Officials to grow trees by Promoting Environmental Justice. Local Environmentalists led by Mr Zadock, picking rubbishes around Bushenyi-Ishaka towns. DPC Mr Komakechi, Bushenyi District led other police officials in growing trees around police headquarters. Promoting Environmenta...
MTN’s Kibanda Xpress knocks off 60% marketing costs for local film industry- Mzee Bwanika

MTN’s Kibanda Xpress knocks off 60% marketing costs for local film industry- Mzee Bwanika

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Uganda’s film industry under their umbrella body, Pearlwood has renewed optimistim in the profitability of the industry following a partnership with leading telecom MTN Uganda which will cut the former’s marketing costs by 60 per cent. Recently, MTN Uganda in partnership with Albayan Media Limited, the platform provider through the YOTV mobile app and the Association of Core Film Producers Uganda Limited trading as Pearlwood launched Kibanda Xpress, a channel housing local Ugandan movies. The partnership is expected to boost consumption of local content and in turn revenues of film makers since Kibanda Xpress through Yo Tv has vast reach in different parts of the country. Marketing and distribution challenge Seasoned film producer and speaker on the pearlwood board of director...
Million Trees National Initiative Uganda -Mtni-Ug joined by NWSC  and other Environmentalists to Promote Environmental Justice in Bushenyi District

Million Trees National Initiative Uganda -Mtni-Ug joined by NWSC and other Environmentalists to Promote Environmental Justice in Bushenyi District

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Pictorial discription Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) location. Benco Building 2nd floor, kitebi, kampala, entebbe road. Contact Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO: MTNi-Ug) +256787528572/+256704089480 email. ssemakulajibril5@gmail.com
MTN GOGAMES F.A.Qs

MTN GOGAMES F.A.Qs

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                          What is MTN GoGames? MTN GoGames is a web-based portal that allows MTN customers to enjoy over 100 world-class games in multiple categories ranging from casual, sports, puzzles, action, adventure and so much more. socialmedia-GoGames10 - Copy Who can play games on the MTN GoGames portal? All MTN prepaid and postpaid customers with internet enabled devices e.g., smartphone or tablet with a web browser will be able to register and play games for FREE. How do I access and play games for free on the MTN GoGames portal? A screen shot of the Go Games Page with various games for everyone To access the portal, Visit http://mtn.gogames.run/ using your preferred browser e.g., Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera etc. on your smartphone or tablet.  ...
Ntungamo Woman MP Elect Lauds MTN for Donating Ramadan alms to Western Uganda

Ntungamo Woman MP Elect Lauds MTN for Donating Ramadan alms to Western Uganda

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With a few days left to end the holy month of Ramadan, MTN Uganda and Salam Foundation have carried on with delivering support towards the groups of Muslim communities that have been at the forefront of fighting Covid-19. This is their way of thanking them for their tremendous efforts and to offer them some relief as they observe their month-long fasting period. Dr. Nathan Onyachi received the alms on behalf of the medical staff at the Masaka Regional Referral Hospital This week saw the MTN and Salaam Foundation team reaching out to the Muslim communities in Masaka and Ntugamo districts with food alms comprising of Rice, Wheat flour, Maize flour, sugar, beans and cooking oil among others. MTN's Aggrey Byaruhanga (L) and Ian Mugambe (In Black) handing over the food items to the It...
Rwanda: I DON’T KNOW WHAT MUSEVENI WANTS FROM ME- KAGAME TELLS RULING PARTY OFFICIALS THAT RWANDA MUST PREPARE RESPONSE TO UGANDA’S PROVOCATION.

Rwanda: I DON’T KNOW WHAT MUSEVENI WANTS FROM ME- KAGAME TELLS RULING PARTY OFFICIALS THAT RWANDA MUST PREPARE RESPONSE TO UGANDA’S PROVOCATION.

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President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has told ruling RPF party officials it is high time Kigali prepared to respond to any threats and provocation from Uganda.Addressing RPF extended National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at the weekend, Kagame made it clear Uganda was Rwanda’s single most worrying security threat.“We are surrounded by only four neighbours whom we are at peace with. However, we have issues with only one neighbour in the North,” said Kagame.A former official in Uganda’s government and a comrade in President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni’s NRA bush war, Kagame then told delegates he was not sure what Kampala wanted from Kigali.“Now, the neighbouring country to the north, they have an issue which I have failed to understand,” he said.“I lived there, I worked with them, b...
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday at State House, Nairobi, received a special message from the Amir of the State of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani.

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday at State House, Nairobi, received a special message from the Amir of the State of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani.

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The Amir's message was delivered to the President by Dr Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani, who is the Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar for Counterterrorism and Mediation of Conflict Resolution.
Million Trees National Initiative Uganda, MTNi-Ug have kicked off the national action campaigns by planting trees at the Bushenyi District Local Government headquarters and clearing up rubbish along the Bushenyi-Ishaka Road and Bushenyi Health Centre IV

Million Trees National Initiative Uganda, MTNi-Ug have kicked off the national action campaigns by planting trees at the Bushenyi District Local Government headquarters and clearing up rubbish along the Bushenyi-Ishaka Road and Bushenyi Health Centre IV

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The police in the town have also joined in on the action rather than sabotaging it. The activists have emphasized the importance of planting medicinal and fruit trees in order to ensure a long and healthy future. They have set a target to raise green forestry by 9% today and 50% in the future.We cannot exclude environmental justice from social justice and the Bushenyi chapter are encouraging us all to work together to build a world that is secure, clean, and sustainable for everyone. This is also a wake-up call for police officers around the country to join in on such constructive reform instead of engaging in violence.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday evening bade farewell to his Tanzanian counterpart Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi City County.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday evening bade farewell to his Tanzanian counterpart Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi City County.

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President Suluhu is returning home after a successful two-day maiden State Visit to Kenya during which she held talks with President Kenyatta, attended a Kenya-Tanzania Business Forum and addressed a joint session of Parliament among other official engagements.
President Kenyatta announces a raft of incentives to woo Tanzanian investors

President Kenyatta announces a raft of incentives to woo Tanzanian investors

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NAIROBI, 5th May 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta today announced a raft of incentives aimed at wooing Tanzanian investors to Kenya including the lifting of work permit and visa requirements. The President said his Administration will do all in its power to eliminate all non-tariff barriers for Tanzanian investors coming to do business in Kenya. President Kenyatta spoke Wednesday in Nairobi during the Kenya-Tanzania Business Forum, also addressed by visiting Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan. President Kenyatta cautioned Tanzanians and Kenyans against competing with each, and instead focus on creating a conducive environment for businesses to thrive. "We would like to see many investors from Tanzania coming to do business in Kenya. And I want to say this, Tanzani...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Samia Suluhu – Hassan Business Forum

President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Samia Suluhu – Hassan Business Forum

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President Uhuru Kenyatta and Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania at a Nairobi Hotel during the Kenya-Tanzania Business Forum. Also present is Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Cabinet Secretary Hon. Betty C. Maina. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania at a Nairobi Hotel ahead of the Kenya-Tanzania Business Forum. Also present is Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Cabinet Secretary Hon. Betty C. Maina. President Uhuru Kenyatta with Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania at a Nairobi Hotel during the Kenya-Tanzania Business Forum. Her Excellency Sa...
Her Excellency President Samia Suluhu Hassan of the United Republic of Tanzania lays a floral wreath at the mausoleum of Kenya’s Founding Father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi County.

Her Excellency President Samia Suluhu Hassan of the United Republic of Tanzania lays a floral wreath at the mausoleum of Kenya’s Founding Father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi County.

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The visiting Head of State was received by Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohammed (Sports), Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka.
Kenya and Tanzania agree to eliminate barriers to trade, movement of people

Kenya and Tanzania agree to eliminate barriers to trade, movement of people

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NAIROBI, 4th May 2021, (PSCU)— Kenya and Tanzania have today agreed to eliminate barriers hindering the smooth flow of trade and people between the two East African nations. The decision was arrived at today at State House, Nairobi during bilateral talks led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and visiting Tanzania Head of State Samia Suluhu Hassan. A joint team of experts will be set up to address the disjointed enforcement of cross-border Covid-19 containment protocols, one of the most pronounced non-tarriff trade barrier between the two nations. "Just as His Excellency the President has said, we have agreed that our Health Ministers need to sit down and come up with a structured system of testing our people at the border points to allow easy movement of our people so as to...
KAMPALA -Uganda’s  Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo has said that 21 Heads of State have confirmed attendance for President Yoweri Museveni scientific swearing in ceremony on May 12, 2021.

KAMPALA -Uganda’s Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo has said that 21 Heads of State have confirmed attendance for President Yoweri Museveni scientific swearing in ceremony on May 12, 2021.

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President Yoweri Museveni for another term of office, a top government official said Tuesday. Esther Mbayo, minister for the presidency told reporters that the leaders will attend the function scheduled for May 12.  Uganda's Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. "His Excellency the president has extended invitations to 42 Heads of State both from Africa and the rest of the world, and so far 21 have confirmed attendance," said Ms Mbayo.  The celebrations will be held at Kololo Independence ceremonial grounds in the capital, Kampala, under strict Covid-19 prevention measures, she said.  The minister said 4,000 guests, including former presidential candidates, have been invited to attend the function to be held after Museveni ...