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Sports Awards: Cheptegei wins USPA 2019 sports personality award in absentia

The Uganda Sports Press Association (Uspa) 2019 awards ceremony on Wednesday 18th November were capped by a rather easily predictable outcome. Joshua Cheptegei was voted Uganda’s sports personality of the year 2019, beating off the challenge of Halima Nakaayi and Emmanuel Okwi. However, Cheptegei was crowned in absentia, as his gong was received by Dominic Otucet, […]

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Covid 19: Ugandan Sport to return behind closed doors

By Nganda Kizito President Yoweri Museveni announced on Sunday, September 20, that he had lifted the lock-down on sports. This has lifted the spirits of many in the sports fraternity, whose livelihoods have been affected since March, following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in Uganda. In his periodic address to the nation, President Museveni […]

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2019 Reshuffle: Museveni Juggles Cabinet

Why Bakkabulindi, Nantaba were dropped; Muloni, Mukwaya, Nadduli relegated; Kamya, Amongi swapped By Sophie Mutesi President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on December 14 announced what was described as a mini-reshuffle – retaining most of his royalists; promoting as well as dropping key faces on a rainy Saturday. Raphael Magyezi – the face behind the controversial 2018 […]

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Human Rights: Tiger Woods, Mcllroy Snub Saudia Event

By Andrew Both A week after Tiger Woods revealed he had turned down the Saudi International – a European Tour event, McIlroy followed. But unlike Woods, who studiously avoided commenting on the politics of the country while explaining his reasons not to play, McIlroy was less reticent to address the complicated intersection of sport and […]