Kampala Kids Run Sixth Edition Set for December 8

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BY Xpress Times Uganda The count down is on and everything is set for the StarTimes Kampala Kids Run 2019 after that promising launch at Kampala Parents School last October. Organized under the theme- “Safe Drinking Water in Primary Schools”, the organizers of the event have said that about 51 per cent of Ugandans lack access to safe water and 82 per cent do not even have access to improved sanitation facilities with children in primary schools also affected. It’s for this reason that Non-Government Organization (NGO), Kampala Kids Run…

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Rally Drivers to acquire first aid skills from Victoria University Uganda


By Xpress Times Uganda In a bid to strengthen relationship with the sports fraternity in Uganda, Victoria University will spend millions of money to equip local rally drivers with first aid skills. This according to University will go along in helping the drivers from spending monies on minor injuries treatment. This comes as an offer from the institution free of charge for drivers ahead of the Total Kabalega Rally scheduled to take place in Hoima between 17 and 20 October, 2019. The pledge to support the rally fraternity was made…

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MTN has announced an 18,000,000shs contribution towards the 8th outing of the Corporate League


MTN has today 25th September  announced an 18,000,000shs contribution towards the 8th outing of the Corporate League happening this Sunday 28th at Kyambogo. At this month’s Corporate league outing, there will be football group games, Volleyball games from round of 32 to finish, Tag of war and short fun races among others. Julius Ikwete, the current team manager MTN Corporate league team said that; MTN has always supported and been part of corporate league. Through sports activities such as Corporate League MTN strives to connect and unite people. For customers…

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Uganda thrills guests at JAMAFEST in Dar es salaam

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The Ugandan delegation at the East African Community Arts and Culture Festival (JAMAFEST) put up a thrilling show of cultural dances on the first day of the regional fair taking place in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. It’s the fourth time the festival codenamed Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni (JAMAFEST) is being held as part of the drive to promote the East African integration. Team Uganda led by the Minister of State for Gender and Culture Affairs, Hon. Peace Mutuuzo Regis is composed of dance troops from across…

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Rajiv Rally Team Focuses on Winning, Sharing Love and Building allegiance


By Xpress Times Reporter Rajiv Rally Team’s main man, rally driver Rajiv Ruparelia does much more than sporting. It’s true he plays fine golf and is a one-time champion on the golf course range but his true sportsmanship has been showcased after he chose to join the rallying sport. And he is loving the game of speed. He is growing and winning the rally and he has build around himself a fan base. This shows he has won many hearts for himself because he loves the sport, he wins and…

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Today in history ,Michael Jordan signed his first NBA contract with the Chicago Bulls

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On September 12, 1984, Michael Jordan signed his first NBA contract with the Chicago Bulls. It was a 5 year guaranteed contract with two option years. The whopping total was for a little over $6 million and that included a $1 million signing bonus. At the time, it was the third highest contract ever given to a rookie (behind Ralph Sampson and Hakeem Olajuwon). In 1984 the salary cap for the entire team was only $3.8 million. But for Thorn and the Bulls, they thought Jordan and his $1 million…

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Netball Uganda Maintain Place at Latest INF World Ranking After Liverpool NWC


By Daniels N. Tatya Following a busy period of international netball, the INF World Rankings sees another change in the top three. The latest Rankings reflect the games played up to the 21st of July 2019, which included the Netball World Cup, Liverpool 2019, the Pacific Games, Samoa 2019 and the matches Wales hosted at the beginning of July. The Silver Ferns’ first gold medal at the Netball World Cup since 2003 gave them a much-needed boost back into the top three, placing them in at 2nd. Australia remains in…

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Clubman Rally Driver Rajiv Ruparelia peaches Camp In Fort Portal ahead of UMC Challenge Rally


By Xpress Times Reporter Rally driver Rajiv Ruparelia of Rajiv Ruparelia Rally Team is already in the Western Uganda District Fort Portal and has peached camp there ahead of this weekend’s UMC Challenge Rally. The Rajiv Ruparelia Rally team left Kampala on Thursday for the western district where they have already acclimatized to the weather and ready for the challenge.                                                            Driver…

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Rajiv Continues His Winning traits at Kapeeka Autocross


BY Daniels N. Tatya Rally ace Rajiv Ruparelia is not about to stop winning. Over the weekend, the lethal driver and businessman stunned motor rally lovers and fans when winning the Autocross championship in Kapeka organised by the Federation of Motocross Uganda(FMU) in Luwero district on Saturday.                                                                             Rajiv Ruparelia in action at…

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Victoria University Sponsors Kira Road Police get Together Football and Netball Tournament


BY Daniels N. Tatya Biblically, the hands that gives never lack or receives. As such Victoria University management often times gives out generously to several cause by Ugandans especially organisations. Just this afternoon the higher learning institution gave sponsorships to Kira road police station get together football and netball tournament. Victoria University Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma handed over boxes of water to Mr. Semitego a representative of the police from Kira as a way of sponsoring the Get Together Football and Netball Tournament for Kira Road Police…

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