Scholes, Giggs, Gerrard and Lampard to grace Carrick’s Manchester United testimonial

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The long-serving midfielder will see his 11 years at Old Trafford recognised with a fixture between a Red Devils 2008 XI and an All-Stars side in June Michael Carrick has been awarded a testimonial by Manchester United in recognition of his 11 years of loyal service at the club. The England international joined the Red Devils from Tottenham in 2006 and has gone on to make almost 450 appearances. During that time he has won five Premier League titles, two League Cups, the FA Cup, the Champions League and Club…

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Gambia VP and Ministers resign ahead of Barrow swearing in.

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The Gambia’s vice president has resigned amid a growing political crisis in the West African country, triggered by the refusal of incumbent President Yahya Jammeh to step down despite his election loss to opposition leader, Adama Barrow. Isatou Njie Saidy, the highest-level official to abandon Jammeh’s camp, announced her decision on Wednesday, hours before president’s mandate expires. She had been vice president of the Gambia since 1997. The Gambia’s Minister of Education Abubacar Senghore had also resigned earlier on the same day, becoming the eighth cabinet minister to leave the…

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NEMA meets West Nile leaders to build capacity in enhancing Sound Environment Management.

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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has today held a meeting with leaders from the West Nile, North and North Western Regions in an attempt to strengthen and build capacity in enhancing Sound Environment Management. The Meeting was held at Arua District Council Hall and it was aiming at increasing the districts’ capacity to plan and implement environmental programmes at Districts and Lower Local Governments. It should be noted that environment management in Uganda is largely decentralized to Local Governments and communities to promote public participation and involvement of the…

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2016 PLE: Kampala Parents’ School tops other schools in Mathematics

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Kampala Parents Emerges Best School in Mathematics Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) released by Uganda National Examination Board indicate that Naguru based Kampala Parents, a private school owned by Ruparelia Group, emerged the best performer of mathematics in the country at primary school level. The school registered 200 first grade out of the 274 pupils who sat for PLE while the remaining 74 passed in super division two. Like it has been the case in the past, no pupil failed.They all qualified for post primary education. With good grades, Kampala Parents…

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2016 PLE Results out. Boys performed more that Girls

WASHINGTON, :  Ugandan First Lady Janet Museveni delivers one of the keynote speeches to the International Christian Conference On HIV/AIDS 20 February 2002 at the Washington Hotel.  Museveni spoke to the conference that seeks to mobilize the Christian community in the fight against HIV/AIDS.   AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Uganda’s education and sports minister, First Lady Janet Museveni, on Thursday released the results of the 2016 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), which indicated improved general performance. She expressed her delight that more than 50% of the pupils who completed their primary education last year were female. Minister Museveni said they had seen many young girls going to school, thereby reducing the cases of early marriages and teenage pregnancies. The results showed that male candidates beat their female counterparts, UNEB chairperson Prof. Mary Okwakol had said earlier. There was marked improved performance…

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Breaking:President Museveni reshuffles top Army officers

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President Museveni has made reshuffles in the top military establishment including the Chief of Defence Forces Gen Katumba Wamala. Wamala has been appointed Minister of State for Works. The reshuffle is contained in a radio message sent by the commander in Chief President Yoweri Museveni. Maj Gen David Muhoozi who has been commanding the Land Forces is now the CDF. Maj Gen Mbadi who has been serving as Chief of Staff is now the Deputy Chief of Defence Forces. Special Forces Commander Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has been appointed Special…

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Florence Naluyimba taken by Muzungu

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NTV celebrated Journalist Florence Naluyimba has finally been taken by a zungu whose names are still unknown to us. We can report that the couple has been in wedding preparations and their plan came to fulfillment on the 6th January 2017 when they got wedded in London. We have further discovered that the lover birds met some time back when Florence was studying in the Uk. We wish the newly wedded couple success.    

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CAF AWARDS: Onyango and Uganda cranes make history.

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Uganda Cranes beat DR Congo and Senegal to the team of the year award after a clinical year of breaking the 39 year of jinx after failure to return to the continental showpiece. On the other hand, Onyango was better of Mamelodi Sundowns teammate Khama Billiat and TP Mazembe’s Reinford Kalaba. He thus became the first goalkeeper to scoop the award designed to reward players who ply their trade on the continent. Onyango, who was also named among the CAF best XI is now in transit to join the Uganda…

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President Museveni gives New Year Speech

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Fellow Ugandans, I greet all of you the people of Uganda and congratulate you on finishing the year 2016 and wish you a prosperous 2017. I extend condolences to the families who lost their dear ones in the year that is just ended. During this year of 2016, we had successful general and local government elections.  I congratulate Ugandans for voting their leaders peacefully.  I also congratulate leaders who were elected.  I call upon them to stay in touch with their communities as they will achieve alot when they work…

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Manchester United reward Sir. Alex Ferguson with a win on his Birthday.

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Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated his 75th birthday with a trip to his former stomping ground as he took in Manchester United’s New Year’s Eve clash with Middlesbrough. The Red Devils’ legendary former boss was pictured in the Old Trafford directors’ boss prior to kick-off. Photographers had earlier snapped him arriving at the stadium looking smart in a navy blue suit while speaking on his mobile phone. United are heading in the right direction under new manager Jose Mourinho after three years in the relative wilderness since Fergie’s retirement in 2013.…

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