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2036 Olympics: Egypt to become the first African nation to stage the Games

Africa for the first time may be included in the Olympic map, Egypt being the first African nation to bid for the 2036 Olympic Games. Egyptian Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhi has revealed the country plans to bid for the 2036 Olympics Games and will seek to become the first African nation to stage the Games. […]

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Micho names 21-Cranes’ squad ahead of Abu Dhabi trip

Micho names 21-Cranes’ squad ahead of Abu Dhabi trip Upcoming International Games: Gabon v The Cranes –December 30, 2021 Mauritania v The Cranes – January 1, 2022. –Both games will be played in Abu Dhabi Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has listed 21 players to prepare for the upcoming trip to Abu Dhabi […]

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Madagascar minister Serge Gelle swims 12 hours to safety after chopper crash

Agencies A Madagascan minister was one of the two survivors, to have swum at least 12 hours to safety on December 21, following the crash of a helicopter off the country’s northeast coast, authorities confirmed. A search is said to be still ongoing for two other passengers after the crash on Monday, whose cause hasn’t […]

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President Museveni juggles ambassadors

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday announced shifting changes in Uganda’s  ambassadorial appointments that saw new faces as some notable figures missed out on the list.In a State House statement, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni replaced Dr Crispus Kiyonga as the country’s ambassador to Beijing with Oliver Wanekha – who has been Uganda’s representative to Rwanda.Retired Maj […]

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COVID-struck: Only a maximum of 50 percent capacity will be allowed into the venues

Agencies…. With COVID-19 stinging Germany with full force, football stadiums in the country can now only run on a maximum capacity of 50 percent which means only 15,000 fans will be allowed into the venue fold for now. The ‘kicker’ stated that a decision in this regard was taken by the Prime Ministers of the […]