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Practice Match: Crested Cranes Edge U20 Women’s National Team

Practice Match: Crested Cranes Edge U20 Women’s National Team

Crested Cranes, EAST AFRICA, Football, FUFA, UGANDA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Practice MatchCrested Cranes 1-0 U20 Women National Team Sandra Nabweteme’s first half strike was the difference as Crested Cranes overcame Uganda U20 Women’s National Team in a practice match played at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Monday. This was the third time the aforementioned teams were facing off. Crested Cranes won the first game 1-0 while the U20 side secured a 4-0 win in the other build up game. In Tuesday’s game, Nabweteme capitalized on goalkeeper Joan Namusisi’s howler in the 10th minute to slot home. Namusisi failed to deal with a long ball and instead fumbled with it thus gifting the striker who did no mistake to fire into the back of the net. Ayub Khalifa, the U20 head coach made several changes to the starting team with majority of the fringe players sta...
At least 8 killed in mass shooting on Russian university campus

At least 8 killed in mass shooting on Russian university campus

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, MOROCCO, Sports, WOMEN, Women Football
Moscow — A gunman opened fire on a Russian university campus on Monday killing at least eight people, investigators said, in the country's second mass shooting this year to target students. Videos circulating on social media showed people throwing belongings from windows of university buildings in the central city of Perm before jumping to flee the shooter. The Investigative Committee, which probes major crimes, said several people were injured in the attack at Perm State National Research University and that the suspect, a student at the university, had been wounded while being detained. State media broadcast amateur footage reportedly taken during the attack showing an individual dressed in black tactical clothing, including a helmet, carrying a weapon and walking through ...
‘I was raped in front of my husband and he wants to divorce me because i enjoyed it’

‘I was raped in front of my husband and he wants to divorce me because i enjoyed it’

Domestic Violence, Girl Child, GIRLS, INTERNATIONAL, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football, ZIMBABWE
Narrating the story, she disclosed that she was a virgin before she got married to her husband and has never cheated on him, so she didn’t even know how sex with another man feels until the day the ordeal took place. She added that her husband’s grievance is based on the fact that as she was being raped by the hoodlums, instead of her displaying agony and unease during the process, rather she moaned in utmost pleasure and even encouraged the armed robber to carry on until she reached climax. Narrating the encounter, she wrote: I WAS RAPED IN FRONT OF MY HUSBAND AND HE WANTS TO DIVORCE ME BECAUSE I ENJOYED IT. “My name is Janet, I’m a banker in my early 30s & going through a messy divorce. I married my husband as a virgin. I have never been with any man but him until I was ...
Najjemba Grabs Hat Trick As U20 Women’s National Team Outwit Crested Cranes

Najjemba Grabs Hat Trick As U20 Women’s National Team Outwit Crested Cranes

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, Football, Sports, UGANDA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Uganda U20 Women’s National Team skipper Fauzia Najjemba was the star of the day as they ran riot against Crested Cranes in a practice match played at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Friday. This was the second game between the two sides. The first came on Tuesday with Crested Cranes winning 1-0. Najjemba led by example and orchestrated the damage on the Senior Team, scoring a hat trick while midfielder Shamirah Nalugya added the other. Right from onset, the U20 looked composed and were the better side in every aspect. The Crested Cranes on the other side were off colour. Najjemba opened the scores in the 17th minute capitalizing on a long ball from goalkeeper Daphine Nyayenga and she beat the backline for pace before firing a low drive into the bottom right corner of the net....
The President of Tanzania, Merck Foundation CEO, The Prime Minister of TOGO, and Vice Presidents of Uganda and Benin named as Most Influential African Women

The President of Tanzania, Merck Foundation CEO, The Prime Minister of TOGO, and Vice Presidents of Uganda and Benin named as Most Influential African Women

Girl Child, GIRLS, TANZANIA, Togo, UGANDA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Dr. Rasha Kelej has been recognized for her efforts to transform patient care in Africa, breaking the infertility stigma through her poignant “More Than a Mother’ campaign and to empower girls ACCRA, Ghana, September 17, 2021/ -- The President of Tanzania, SAMIA SULUHU HASSAN; Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej; The Prime Minister of TOGO, H.E. VICTOIRE TOMEGAH DOGBÉ, The Vice President of Uganda, H.E. JESSICA ROSE EPEL ALUPO and The Vice President of Benin, H.E. MARIAM CHABI TALATA amongst 100 Most Influential African Women 2021; The list of 100 Most Influential African Women 2020, released by Avance Media group as part of ‘Be a Girl’ Initiative to acknowledges their efforts and accomplishments, which continue to inspire young people across the African continent and b...
Lutalo: Performance In The Build Up Against U20 Women’s National Team Gives Us Hope

Lutalo: Performance In The Build Up Against U20 Women’s National Team Gives Us Hope

UGANDA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Uganda: Crested Cranes head coach George Lutalo was impressed with the performance of the team in the practice match against Uganda U20 Women’s National Team. Resty Nanziri scored the lone goal of the game played on Tuesday at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru where the two teams are camping. Lutalo indicated the progress and performance of the team is so far is good and hopes for better in the coming days. “The performance was not bad from both the U20 Women’s National Team and the Crested Cranes.  It was a good show from both teams and this being our first build up, it gives us hope that we can do well.” He indicated. The camp was boosted with the arrival of Lady Doves quartet, goalkeeper Daisy Nakaziro, midfielder Reticia Nabbosa, wingers Norah Alupo and Spencer Naka...
Crested Cranes Pip U20 Women’s National Team In Practice Match

Crested Cranes Pip U20 Women’s National Team In Practice Match

FUFA, UGANDA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Practice Match Crested Cranes 1-0 Uganda U20 WNT The Uganda Senior Women National Team (Crested Cranes) overcame the Uganda U20 Women’s National Team in a practice match played on Tuesday at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru. Resty Nanziri scored the lone goal of the game midway through the second half, heading home from close range. Sandra Nabweteme (Right) and Aisha Nantongo fight for the ball. The two teams are preparing for different engagements and are both in residential camp at the FUFA Technical Centre. The Crested Cranes are preparing to play at the 2021 COSAFA Women’s Championship in South Africa (between 28th September -9th October) while the U20 on the other side are preparing to face Kenya at the first round of the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qu...
Lady Doves Quartet Join Crested Cranes Camp, Ikwaput Ruled Out

Lady Doves Quartet Join Crested Cranes Camp, Ikwaput Ruled Out

FUFA, Lady Doves, Ministry Of Education and Sports, Sports, Sports Betting, UGANDA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Four players from Lady Doves have today joined Crested Cranes camp at FUFA Technical Centre as the team intensifies preparations for the 2021 COSAFA Women’s Championship. Goalkeeper Daisy Nakaziro, midfielder Reticia Nabbosa, wingers Norah Alupo and Spencer Nakacwa joined the rest of the team on Tuesday afternoon. The quartet were part of Lady Doves team that featured at the just concluded CAF Women’s Champions League in Nairobi, Kenya. Head Coach George Lutalo indicated the arrival of the aforementioned players bolsters the camp. “The arrival of the four players is good news because they have been active with Lady Doves and I do not doubt their fitness levels. We are happy to have them and hope they make us better.” Lutalo indicated. The gaffer also confirmed that stri...
U20 Women’s National Team Enter Camp In Preparation For 2022 FIFA U20 World Cup Qualifiers

U20 Women’s National Team Enter Camp In Preparation For 2022 FIFA U20 World Cup Qualifiers

Football, FUFA, Ministry Of Education and Sports, National Council Of Sports, Sports, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Provisional Squad of 30 players summonedPlayers and officials underwent COVID-19 Tests on Tuesday at FUFAFauzia Najjemba named CaptainUganda will play Kenya at the first round The Uganda U20 Women’s National Team has on Wednesday commenced preparations for the forthcoming 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers. Uganda will face Kenya in the first round of the qualification phase with the first leg slated for 23rd-25th September in Nairobi while the return leg will be played between 7th -9th October. The team entered residential camp at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru today morning under the stewardship of coach Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi. The players that entered residential camp at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru. The players and officials had to first undergo a mandatory CO...
President Kenyatta mourns politician and fashion icon Orie Rogo Manduli

President Kenyatta mourns politician and fashion icon Orie Rogo Manduli

EAST AFRICA, KENYA, Motorsport, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation
NAIROBI, 8th September 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned veteran politician and fashion icon Mary Orie Rogo Manduli as a woman of many firsts and trailblazer who fought tirelessly for women empowerment. Ms Orie Rogo Manduli, 73, passed away on Wednesday evening at her Nairobi home. “It is sad and unfortunate that death has taken away Mama Orie Rogo Manduli, one of our country's most recognizable, highly charismatic and accomplished politicians. A bold leader and mentor, Ms Manduli tirelessly championed for women empowerment,” the President mourned. In the message of condolence to the family, friends and relatives of Ms Manduli, the President said the late was a fearless, bold and practical leader who always spoke her mind. He recalled the late Manduli's exploits a...
Afghanistan: Taliban breaks up women’s rights protests in Kabul by ‘firing shots and using tear gas’

Afghanistan: Taliban breaks up women’s rights protests in Kabul by ‘firing shots and using tear gas’

Afaghanstan, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Featured Photo:Getty Images According to witnesses, Taliban fighters waded through crowds on Saturday and fired shots into the air as a group of women demanded their freedoms are guaranteed under the new regime. Sunday 5 September 2021 04:50, UKhttps://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.478.2_en.html#goog_1178277769Play Video - Afghan women protest for rightsAfghan women protest for rights     Why you can trust Sky News  The Taliban has broken up women's rights protests in Kabul by firing shots into the air and using tear gas and tasers, witnesses have said. Women marched through the Afghan capital for a second day in a row on Saturday demanding their freedoms are guaranteed under the new Islamist regime. The demonstrations began peacefully with...
Juliet Nalukenge: Striker Unveiled In Cyprusspo

Juliet Nalukenge: Striker Unveiled In Cyprusspo

Football, Ministry Of Education and Sports, National Council Of Sports, Sports, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Uganda's Striker Juliet Nalukenge has been Unveiled by Cypriot first division side Apollon Ladies FC. “We are happy to announce Juliet Nalukenge, 18years forward from Uganda WNT. She was playing for Kawempe Muslim LFC and was named Ugandan Women’s Player of the Year in 2019 and in 2021 finished 9th in the Goal NXGN Award for the best young female footballer in the world. Welcome!” Confirmed the club via their twitter account. This is the first professional stint for the young striker after a successful rise in her football career for both Kawempe Muslim and the national team. She was also named the best female footballer of the year at the Prestigious Airtel FUFA Awards in 2019. Apollon Ladies FC was established in 2007 on Limassol, Cyprus. Its the most successful club in Cypr...
CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers (CECAFA Zone): Lady Doves Through To Semifinals, FUFA President Promises Hefty Bonuses

CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers (CECAFA Zone): Lady Doves Through To Semifinals, FUFA President Promises Hefty Bonuses

FIFA, Football, Sports, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football
Lady Doves, Uganda’s representatives at inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League qualifiers (CECAFA zone) are through to the semi finals after defeating PVP FC of Burundi 3-0 in their final group game played at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya. Spencer Nakacwa, Norah Alupo and Fazila Ikwaput scored the goals. Lady Doves flying their wings at Nyayo National Stadium The FUFA Women Super League Champions finished second in Group A with seven points behind Simba Queens of Tanzania who topped the group courtesy of superior goal difference. The ladies from Tanzania humbled FAD FC 10-0 in the final group fixture played concurrently at Kasarani Stadium. Lady Doves FC Starting XI against PVP FC The match was graced by the FUFA president Hon. Magogo Moses Hassim t...
Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Snubbed Me: Mary Mubaiwa

Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Snubbed Me: Mary Mubaiwa

AFRICA, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, ZIMBABWE
VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga’s estranged wife, Marry Mubaiwa was hospitalised last week after her health continued to deteriorate, and claims she has not received financial assistance from her former husband or government.Marry is hospitalised at a Harare private hospital where she continues to battle lymphedema, which has resulted in her sustaining swollen legs and hands. Marr told NewsDay Weekender on Tuesday that her major concern was her financial incapacitation and failure to get access to her three children. She said all was not well for her with no one, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa, coming to her rescue. “Things are not looking good for me, I am really sick. I have been in and out of hospital in the last couple of months and have been admitted for close to tw...
Ayub Khalifan To Handle U20 Women National Team, Provisional Squad For FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Named

Ayub Khalifan To Handle U20 Women National Team, Provisional Squad For FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Named

FIFA, Football, FUFA, Sports, Uganda Cranes, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, Women Football, World Cup
The FUFA Executive Committee has made and confirmed changes in the set-up of the U20 Women’s National Team. Ayub Khalifah Kiyingi is the new head coach, earning promotion from the U17 Women’s National Team. Coach Ayub Khalifa He replaces Oliver Mbekeka but the latter is maintained on the technical team, serving as Assistant Coach. Mubarak Kiberu who has served at the U17 Boys Natioanal Team (The Cubs) as goalkeeping coach has been appointed to serve in the same capacity on the U20 Women National Team. Stella Nankuba and Cissy Nakiguba will serve as the Team Doctor and Equipment Manager respectively. The aforementioned technical team will guide the team during the 2022 FIFA U-20 World Cup Qualifiers due this month. Uganda will face Kenya with fixtures scheduled for 23r...
Deputy Speaker rallies African, Asian MPs on gender equality

Deputy Speaker rallies African, Asian MPs on gender equality

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, Girl Child, Kenyan Parliament, South African Parliament, Speaker Of Parliament, Ugandan Parliament, UK Parliament, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation
Uganda's Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has committed Parliament of Uganda’s support to follow up recommendations agreed to at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) Summit in Kenya. At the 2019 summit, countries made a case for scaled-up investment, and moving the world towards achieving sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. The Deputy Speaker told a meeting of African and Asian Parliamentarians at the Kampala Serena Hotel on Tuesday, 17 August 2021, that the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, which in Uganda caused a lockdown including closure of schools, affected the growth of the girl-child. “Teen pregnancies have been on the rise particularly during the COVID situation. With the schools closed, girls have been conceiving at...
Why should you step out of your comfort zone with a studio 54 style dress?

Why should you step out of your comfort zone with a studio 54 style dress?

Entertainment, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, LIFE STYLE, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation
Ladies, we are all guilty of not changing our closets with the ever-changing fashion trends. However, If you are a true retro lover, you would never have enough of those golds and glitters. Most times, we see ourselves repeating fashion mistakes just because we find that in our comfort zone. There is a good chance that we do not recognize the glam and allure we are missing out on. We all adore retro looks, and if you are a lady that likes a little bling and luxury, we have come up with the most ravish dressing style— Studio 54! Going back to the 70s, in the era when going to the most glamorous club was a dream to many. Beauties dressed up in velvet dresses, unraveling their inner enchantress with high slits and many sequins. The times now have changed, but the style remains. The ins...
President Kenyatta mourns former Kwale County MP Zainab Chidzuga

President Kenyatta mourns former Kwale County MP Zainab Chidzuga

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, KENYA, Kenyan Parliament, Mombasa, POLITICS, UN Women, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation
MOMBASA, 12th August 2021(PSCU) –President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, friends and relatives of former Kwale County MP Zainab Kalekye Chidzuga. Hon Chidzuga, an ardent supporter of the Jubilee administration and a former long serving official of Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO), passed away on Thursday. In his message of comfort, the President eulogised Hon Chidzuga as a steadfast leader and astute grassroots mobilizer who helped uplift the welfare of women in Kwale County and across the country through her many initiatives. "I have received the sad news of the passing away of Hon Zainab Chidzuga with a heavy heart. The ugly hand of death has robbed our country of a highly influential grassroots mobiliser and leader who was a role model...
The latest from South African President H.E  Cyril Ramaphosa

The latest from South African President H.E Cyril Ramaphosa

AFRICA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, South Africa, UN Women, WOMEN
mambaonline.com Monday, 9 August 2021 •Dear Fellow South African, Today we observe Women’s Day. In reflecting on the historic march of nearly 20,000 women to the Union Buildings in 1956 we recall that as much as it was a protest against the dehumanising pass laws, it was also an economic protest. At the time, racial segregation, land dispossession, discrimination against black workers, influx control and the migrant labour system were destroying communities and tearing families apart. Millions of women, particularly black women, were left to fend for themselves and to care for their families alone. Many were forced to seek domestic work in white homes in cities and towns. Others turned to activities like home brewing as a means of survival. The new pass laws would have rendered them u...
Africa: Merck Foundation CEO and Zimbabwe First Lady co-chaired 2021 Annual Summit to continue building healthcare capacity, break infertility stigma and support girl education

Africa: Merck Foundation CEO and Zimbabwe First Lady co-chaired 2021 Annual Summit to continue building healthcare capacity, break infertility stigma and support girl education

AFRICA, Girl Child, HEALTH, Health Workers, Ministry Of Health, WOMEN, Women Emamanicipation, World Health Organization, ZIMBABWE
Merck Foundation CEO and Zimbabwe First Lady co-chaired 2021 Annual Summit to continue building healthcare capacity, break infertility stigma and support girl educationSenator, Dr. Rasha Kelej and Zimbabwe First Lady meet more than 100 Merck Foundation Alumni from Zimbabwe, media winners and doctors enrolled into Merck foundation scholarshipsAccess Multimedia ContentHARARE, Zimbabwe, August 2, 2021/ -- CEO of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, and H.E. Mrs. AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA, The First Lady of Zimbabwe  & Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother, co-chaired 2021 Merck Foundation Zimbabwe Annual Summit via videoconference to discuss their joint programs to transform patient care landscap...