Uganda unleash squad on Flying Eagles ahead of African Games 

February 17, 2024 Admin II 0

  Federation of Uganda Football Association has announced the Uganda U-20 (Hippos) provisional squad ahead of the African Games in Ghana. The provisional squad is made up of 39 players, though the highest percentage is made of those who are locally based. The team is expected to enter a training camp at the FUFA Technical Centre to prepare for the Read More

Uganda Triumph Nigeria, others to book 2024 Olympics ticket

December 2, 2023 Admin III 0

Uganda were confirmed as the 20th team to compete in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 to be held in the West Indies and the USA. The East Africans rushed to a nine-wicket victory over Rwanda in the African Final on Thursday, to seal their spot alongside hosts Namibia. It is a historic achievement for the associate nation that has Read More

Uganda airlines pick SAHCO for ground handling services

October 26, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

Nigeria’s latest entrant foreign carrier, Uganda Airlines has picked Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc to provide passenger, baggage and ramp handling services at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos. The airline disclosed it will fly thrice a week into Lagos from Entebbe International Airport in Uganda just as the Country Manager, Mr. Patrick Ziwa, the Read More

VIDEO: Heavy downpour disrupts games as Uganda, others share spoils in ICC U19 World Cup qualifier opener

July 24, 2023 Editor 0

Day 1 of the ongoing ICC Men’s Under-19 World Cup Africa Division 1 Qualifier ended in stalemate for Namibia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania as early visits from the Duke of Spain interrupted proceedings and five hours of rains. According to the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Musa Ehizoje Bodie, the umpires had to call off the games as Read More

Uganda signs tough anti – same-sex relationship law

June 3, 2023 REUTERS 0

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni signed one of the world’s toughest anti-LGBTQ laws, including the death penalty for “aggravated homosexuality”, drawing Western condemnation and risking sanctions from aid donors. Same-sex relations were already illegal in Uganda, as in more than 30 African countries, but the new law goes further. It stipulates capital punishment for “serial offenders” against the law and transmission Read More

Bodyguard shoots minister dead

May 2, 2023 East Africa 0

Minister of state for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Col (rtd) Charles Okello Engola, Uganda was shot dead Tuesday morning at his home in a Kampala suburb. The minister’s aide-de-camp Ronald Otim also sustained severe injuries and was rushed to Mulago hospital for treatment. “He (Engola) was shot at his residence in Kyanja by one of his bodyguards who allegedly Read More