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Stadium business: Mandela Stadium to be upgraded

By Francisco Bwambale The Ministry of Education and Sports announced on Wednesday May 13, that the Mandela National Stadium in Namboole is going to undergo renovation. To announce this development was state minister for sport Hamson Obua, who represented the minister of Education and Sports, the First Lady, Janet Kataha Museveni. In the First Lady’s […]

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IOC wants ‘equitable’ broadcast payment schedules,also make advance payments to smaller Federations

The International Olympic Committee will find ways and means to look for an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, says Timo Lumme, Managing Director of Television and Marketing Services an IOC The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 following talks between Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas […]

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2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo Pledges On Coronavirus

By Kim Kyung-hoon Tokyo has promised to step up the testing for coronavirus before the Olympic Games between July and August. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Sunday at the opening of the Ariake Arena – a $330 million venue that will host the Olympic volleyball and Paralympics basketball competitions. She pledged to do everything […]

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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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EA Secondary School Games: When Uganda Dethroned Kenya

By David Kalyango Ugandans at the East Africa Secondary School Games, who have in the editions came second overall to Kenya, emerged on top as this year’s event ended in Arusha, Tanzania on August 24. Uganda won a total of 27 medals including 11 gold; nine silver and seven bronze – to overtake Kenya, who […]