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Uganda Netball Federation Moves to a New Home

Uganda Netball Federation president Sarah Babirye Kityo is determined to change things at the Netball body despite early days in her tenure. The new Executive moved to their new refubrished offices at Aga Khan Building, Old Kampala shifting from National Council of Sports at Lugogo. While opening the offices on...
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Namboole Renovation Plans Receive 30bn Boost

State Minister for Sports Hon. Hamson Obua has confirmed receiving Sh30bn to cater for the renovation of Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. The dilapidated Stadium has been momentaliry out of use after government turned the facility into a makeshift Covid19 isolation center. The stadium did not pass the required standards and...

Minister Obua Gives Updates On Buhinga, Aki Bua Stadiums

Uganda's State Minister for Sports Denis Hamson Obua has provided an important update on the construction of Buhinga and Aki Bua Stadiums. Obua, speaking to the Federation heads in a conference meeting said that two consultants are going to be contracted. "Ministry of Sports and Education will very soon, with...

You Will Be Paid – Minister Obua To Cranes Players

State Minister for Sports Hon Hamson Obua has assured Uganda Cranes players that they will be paid their pledge. This follows a recent campaign from the players who took to social media and reminded President Museveni of the pledge he had made. The President promised Uganda Cranes players $1M after...

Optimistic Uganda Hosts ANOCA Executive Committee Meeting

ANOCA Executive Committee Meets In Kampala Uganda is optimistic that hosting the 55th ordinary session of the Executive Committee of the Association of National Olympic Committee of Africa (ANOCA), will open more doors. The meeting got underway on Saturday, March 7 2019 at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala. The opening ceremony was...
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Okello, Akello Win Big At FUBA Awards Dinner

Oksy & Aksy: James Okello (left) and Hope Akello (Right) took the big gongs home at FUBA awards dinner at Kabira. Photos - Don Mugabi Phil City Oilers' James Okello and JKL Lady Dolphins' Hope Akello won the top accolades as Federation of Uganda Basketball Association - FUBA - recognized...

Outspoken Buwembo Blasts Minister Obua Over Nakivubo

Nakivuba war memorial stadium, Courtesy photo Former national team player Ibrahim Buwembo Mukalazi has revealed his disappointed and frustrated to hear New State Minister for Sports Hamson David Obua praise the current status of Nakivubo stadium. On Thursday February 20, the Obua went to Nakivubo war II memorial stadium to...

Badminton: Minister Obua Officially shuttles Off Uganda International

Having completed the qualifying round on Thursday, the State Minister for Sport in Uganda Hamson Obua has on Friday officially opened the 15th Edition of the Uganda International Badminton Championship. The ongoing event at Lugogo Indoor stadium has attracted about 177 players from 34 countries. Obua, while giving his remarks,...

Rukare Promises To Mend Relationship Between NCS, UOC

New National Council of Sports (NCS) chairman Donald Rukare says that he will use his new status to mend the relationship between NCS and Uganda Olympics Committee (UOC). Rukare was appointed by new State Minister for Sports Hamson Obua to head NCS for the next two years after the end...
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