Cranes Regional Tour: Western Region Summon Squad To Face Uganda Cranes


Western Region select team that played against Uganda Cranes at Kabale Municipal Stadium in 2017 Sponsored by Airtel and Nile Special   Saturday: 18th May 2019  Match: Western Region Select vs Uganda Cranes  Venue: Bushenyi Main Ground Time: 4pm Western region technical committee has summoned a provisional squad of 28 players that have begun preparations for the Regional Tour game against Uganda Cranes on Saturday 18th May 2019 at Bushenyi Ground. Uganda Cranes Right Full back Nicolas Wadada (Red) in action during the match against Western Region at Kabale Municipal Stadium…

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Germany Ambassador to Uganda applauds UPDF role in Somalia


In a meeting between the Germany Ambassador to Uganda HE Dr Albrecht Conze and Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs Hon Adolf Mwesige, Dr. Conze applauded the continued role of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) in the stabilization process in the war-torn infested country of Somalia. He (Dr. Conze) said that Germany will continue to provide more assistance to the various UPDF missions especially in capacity building through increased training. He also announced that the UPDF should send a Senior Officer for training in Germany. On his part, Hon…

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Jailed activist Stella Nyanzi wins human rights award


Social activist Dr Stella Nyanzi has been awarded by Solidarity Uganda for being a consistent human rights defender. The award was received by Dr Nyanzi’s daughter Bah Baraka on behalf of her mother who is currently detained in Luzira Prison for allegedly using electronic communication to disturb the peace of President Museveni. While giving out the award on Monday, Jane Asinde, the programmes manager at Solidarity Uganda noted that Dr Nyanzi has embodied the essence of a brave activist, adding that she is not afraid to stand alone against any…

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Arafat’s widow calls for body to be exhumed


A nine-month investigation suggests that the late Palestinian leader may have been poisoned with polonium. It was a scene that riveted the world for weeks: The ailing Yasser Arafat, first besieged by Israeli tanks in his Ramallah compound, then shuttled to Paris, where he spent his final days undergoing a barrage of medical tests in a French military hospital. Eight years after his death, it remains a mystery exactly what killed the longtime Palestinian leader. Tests conducted in Paris found no obvious traces of poison in Arafat’s system. Rumors abound…

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