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Uganda Cranes receive sh1b World Cup qualifier boost

By Kampala Sun writer FUFA has received up to Sh 1 billion in financial support from the government toward the Uganda Cranes’ 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification campaign. The money received on Wednesday follows a meeting chaired by the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, Minister of State for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi and other Ministry officials where FUFA presented...

All set for the Love Loud Concert

By Musa Semwanga The inaugural Love Loud concert is on and has pitted the biggest names in gospel Reggae and Dancehall featuring Badman Sobre from Zambia, Agent Snypa from Nigeria and Dafari from Kenya. The Love Loud Rave is happening on the 29th September 2017 at the Kyadondo Rugby Ground and it will also feature some of the...

UAP Old Mutual Insurance obtains the ACCA Gold Award

By Joan Murungi UAP Old Mutual Insurance has been honoured with the ACCA Approved Employer Trainee Development Gold award. The Nakawa based insurance company was recognized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants a global body for professional accountants with 428,000 trainees and 162,000 qualified members in 170 countries. According to ACCA Global, for an organization to attain this award, a...

FUFA official Kicked out of UOC elections

By Johnson Were FUFA official Patrick Ntege fought hard for his nomination to be accepted to make it to the UOC athletics Commission but hit on hard rock as returning officer Michael Wandera threw it out. Ntege was disqualified because he sent in his nomination late, he tried to plead reasoning that because out of the eight candidates needed only six...

Diamond Platnumz finally accepts his baby with Hamisa Mobetto

By Norah Mukimba The old adage was recently brought to life by popular Tanzanian crooner, Diamond Platnumz after he finally admitted to be the biological father Hamissa Mobetto's son,Abdhul Naseeb. Speaking in a candid interview with Tanzania's Clouds FM on Tuesday, September 19, the Utanipenda' hit maker who is due to perform in Kampala next month at the Kampala...

Tuskys takes over Nakumatt supermarkets

By Kampala Sun writer Nakumatt Supermarket is set to merge with Tuskys, another regional retailer, in a bid to rescue its crumbling business. The two arch-rivals signed a merger deal which will see Nakumatt, the biggest retailer in Kenya, access stock from suppliers using Tuskys supermarkets' goodwill and value chain. Although the brand will remain the same, Tuskys will provide...

Mun G, Tonix, Daxx Kartel excite Lira residents in HIV awareness concert

By Vivian Agaba Last weekend (Saturday) was a fun filled day for people of Lira who came from different corners of the district to enjoy the #I knowKati concert. The crowd stood under the scorching sun from 8:00am at the Mayor’s gardens. The concert started at 7:00pm and when Mun G, Tonix and Daxx Kartel finally stepped on stage they each...

Geosteady shines at debut concert

By Musa Ssemwanga Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala was a nightmare to singer Cindy weeks back receiving a handful of revelers at her concert. However to George Kigozi aka Geosteady it was a success,sold ,historic and at the same time it booked a palce in the record books of this venue amongst the most attended to concerts. Performances begun as early as...

National Rugby Sevens head to Makerere

This weekend, Makerere University Rugby Grounds, home of the Makerere Impis, will be the battle grounds of the 5th Leg of the ongoing Guinness 2017 National Rugby Sevens series. Coming off a thrilling weekend in Gulu that saw the Buffaloes win their first trophy, the teams will be looking to make a mark as well as try to use every...

Sauti Sol manager welcomes baby

By Norah Mukimba As Sauti Sol’s music career keeps on raising, and bringing happiness to their lives and life style, then its now well with their hidden manager, Marek Fuchs and his wife Annabel Onyango because they have now gotten a reason to work more hard after becoming new parents. Annabel, a revered fashion stylist and Marek ushered a bouncing baby...

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