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Deputy Speaker Lauds Crested Cranes For Eliminating Ethiopia, Promises More Funding From Government

Deputy Speaker Lauds Crested Cranes For Eliminating Ethiopia, Promises More Funding From Government

Africa, East Africa, Sports, Uganda
Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, the Rt. Hon. Anita Among has promised personal and Government support towards Women’s Football. Among said this while officially receiving the victorious Crested Cranes from Ethiopia at her residence in Nakasero on Wednesday. Rt. Hon.Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Anita Among talking to players “You have done the country proud by qualifying to the next round. I bring you greetings and congratulations from the Parliament of Uganda and I promise that I will personally continue to support you,” she said. She also passed on encouraging remarks to the female footballers and promised more funding from Government towards Women’s Football. “If you work hard you will achieve whatever you want. We also started like you and here we are, so kee...
Africa: Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange partner to expand network reach across Africa and build a safer digital society

Africa: Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange partner to expand network reach across Africa and build a safer digital society

Africa, East Africa, Uganda, USA
  LONDON, United Kingdom, October 28, 2021/ -- Liquid Intelligent Technologies (www.Liquid.Tech) and Orange, today announced a new partnership to leverage each other's existing networks in Africa, allowing them even greater access and opportunity to build their businesses throughout the continent. This partnership will give Liquid access to Orange’s extensive network in West Africa, including the new Djoliba network. Likewise, it will give Orange access to Liquid’s pan-African network. As a result, the two organizations will offer end-to-end high-speed connectivity and services across their networks, allowing existing and new customers in over 20 African countries greater access and opportunity to build their businesses. "We are excited about embarking on this partnersh...
EGYPTIAN PREMIER LEAGUE PERCY TAU BAGS A BRACE ON HIS DEBUT WITH AL AHLY (VIDEO)

EGYPTIAN PREMIER LEAGUE PERCY TAU BAGS A BRACE ON HIS DEBUT WITH AL AHLY (VIDEO)

Africa, East Africa, Europe, Sports, Uganda
South African forward Percy Tau scored a brace on his debut with Al Ahly on Wednesday night as Red Devils trashed Ismaily (0-4) on their 2021/22 Egyptien Premier League opener. The bad days at Brighton & Hove Albion are now behind Tau. The 28-year old hit the ground running in Egypt as he made instant impact for his second stint under coach Pitso Mosimane’s guidance. Ali Maaloul scored the opener for the visitors from the spot as Luis Miquissone was brought down in the box by and Ismaily defender in the 21st minutes. Two minutes later, Percy Tau increased the lead for Al Ahly as he found himself in a one on one situation with Ismaily defender, dribbled pas the later before smashing the ball into the back of the net as the goalkeeper was already beaten.   Percy Tau in ac...
UGANDA RUGBY TEAM  FLAGGED OFF FOR RUGBY COMPETITIONS IN KENYA .

UGANDA RUGBY TEAM FLAGGED OFF FOR RUGBY COMPETITIONS IN KENYA .

Africa, East Africa, Europe, Sports, Uganda
Featured Photo Caption:Assistant General Secretary Peter Kayigwa has officiated the flag-off ceremony of the team as well asked them to work hard and return the glory home. The team will participate in this competition that is running from 30th to 31st of this month in Nyayo Stadium in Kenya. The team has also been accompanied with Tolbert Onyango, Men Coach, Onen Charles, Women  Coach and Other few officials.PHOTO BY JULIUS MUGAGA/KMA UPDATES. The team captains Ian Munyani for Men and Mary Gloria Ayot for women emphasized that they're in a good shape and are ready to return Victory in the Pearl of Africa.PHOTO BY JULIUS MUGAGA/KMA UPDATES. Peter Kayigwa, Assistant General Secretary National Council of sports interacts with Peter Odongo, Hon. Sec Uganda...
Lira, Mbarara City embrace MTN at town halls organized to increase awareness to boost Ugandan participation in the IPO

Lira, Mbarara City embrace MTN at town halls organized to increase awareness to boost Ugandan participation in the IPO

Africa, East Africa, Uganda, USA
Caption of the Featured Photo: Members of the public gather at a town hall to learn about how people in Mbarara can participate in the MTN IPO    Lira and Mbarara Cities have embraced officials of MTN along with their senior broker representatives during town hall visits aimed at promoting awareness of the MTN Initial Public offering (IPO) with the goal of encouraging participation of Ugandans in its IPO. MTN Officials alongside licensed brokers in Lira town for massive IPO awareness tour The cities which are part of a series of a countrywide awareness tour hosted by officials from MTN, licensed stockbrokers were also graced by religious leaders, prominent business men and political leaders among others. Reverend Martin Odong, founder of Pentecostal Fellowship Mi...
Resurgence terror shouldn’t be used to settle political scores – LOP

Resurgence terror shouldn’t be used to settle political scores – LOP

Africa, Breaking News, East Africa, Uganda
The LOP, Hon Mpuuga(L) addressing the media. On his left is Hon Zaake and Hon Joyce Bagala The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Hon Mathias Mpuuga has rallied the population to cooperate with security agencies in efforts aimed at fighting the terror threats but with a caution, not to allow to be used by the state. “We want to encourage the population to cooperate with security because terror is indiscriminate… be vigilant and report appropriately,” Mpuuga said on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 during a press conference at Parliament. “We want to warn the general public to avoid being used in circumstances where the state is so desperate,” he added, making reference to statements by an attendant at a bar and pork joint in Komamboga, a Kampala suburb that was attacked...
Tackle domestic arrears, MPs tell Gov’t

Tackle domestic arrears, MPs tell Gov’t

Africa, East Africa, Uganda
Lawmakers have tasked the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to put an end to the increasing domestic arrears amounting to Shs4.1 trillion. The MPs on the Budget Committee were meeting the Ministry of Finance officials led by the Minister of State (Planning), Hon. Amos Lugoloobi on 27 October 2021 as he responded to concerns raised on the charter for fiscal responsibility for financial year 2021/22. Amolatar District Woman MP, Hon. Agnes Atim said that domestic arrears are proof that there is a gap in financial management and a weakness in leadership by the ministry. “There is no deliberate effort from the Ministry of Finance to clear domestic arrears because of the high level of corruption. Sanctions are imposed only on accounting officers leaving out ministry offic...
Speaker advises on presentation of sensitive matters

Speaker advises on presentation of sensitive matters

Africa, East Africa, Uganda
The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has guided legislators to be cautious as they present concerns that may concern their colleagues who are under arrest. Oulanyah’s guidance Mityana Municipality MP,  Hon Francis Zaake’s concern on the medical condition of Hon. Muhammad Ssegirinya who is facing several charges. The Speaker revealed that he had contacted the authorities holding the MP about his condition. “We talked over the situation in which the MP was being treated and agreed that whatever was going wrong should be rectified,” he added. The Speaker also informed the MPs that there are standard procedures for a person who is incarcerated and hospitalized to be restrained to their sick bed and put under police protection. Oulanyah also added that the Deputy Spe...
Micho Names Uganda Cranes Team For Northern Regional Tour To Kitgum

Micho Names Uganda Cranes Team For Northern Regional Tour To Kitgum

Africa, East Africa, Sports, Uganda
Uganda Cranes Regional Tours 2021: Thursday 4th November 2021- Kitgum Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic has named a 23 man team for the Northern regional tour slated to be held on Thursday 4th November 2021. The 23 man squad has locally based players in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League with three goalkeepers, seven defenders, eight midfielders and five forwards. The tour is part of Uganda Cranes preparations for the final two games in group E of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at home against Kenya on 11th November and away to Mali on 14th November 2021. L-R: Moses Basena (Assistant coach), Micho (head coach) and Fred Kajoba Kisitu (Goalkeeping coach) Last month, the Uganda Cranes played the Eastern region select team at the Mbale Municipal Stadium and won 1-0...
Nalukenge, Zalwango Handed Starting Slots As Lutalo Makes Two Changes

Nalukenge, Zalwango Handed Starting Slots As Lutalo Makes Two Changes

Africa, East Africa, Europe, Sports, Uganda
Striker Juliet Nalukenge and midfielder Sheebah Zalwango, have been handed starts as Crested Cranes head coach George Lutalo named the starting XI to face Ethiopia in the return leg of the second round of the 2022 AWCON Qualifier today at Abebe Bikila Stadium in Addis Ababa. The two players were second half substitutes at St Mary’s stadium Kitende as Uganda beat Ethiopia 2-0 in the first leg, with Zalwango providing the assist to the second goal scored by Fauzia Najjemba. The Cyprus based Nalukenge, who has been influential for the U20 side, scoring three goals as they eliminated Kenya, had flashes of brilliance and near misses at Kitende, and her versatility convinced Lutalo to hand her a starting role. Riticia Nabbosa who scored the first goal but later limped off before the end...