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Gaddafi FC made a dramatic comeback against struggling Express Football Club at Gaddafi Area, securing a crucial win that lifted them to 14th place on the league table, tied with Busoga United. The match kicked off with Gaddafi FC scoring early in the second minute courtesy of Frank Mulimi. However, Express quickly responded, with Marvi Oshaba equalizing just four minutes later. Express then took the lead through Marvin Oshaba in the 14th minute, ending the first half ahead. In the second half, Gaddafi FC intensified their efforts and managed to level the score in the 78th minute thanks to David…

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Mbarara City and BUL played to a tie at Kakyeka stadium, leaving BUL’s hopes of winning the Uganda Premier League trophy uncertain. Before the game began, there was a delay because one of the goal posts fell down during warm-up. It was quickly fixed, and the match started. Earlier in the first half, Ibrahim, playing for BUL against his old team Mbarara City, nearly scored, but his header missed the target. Towards the end of the first half, BUL kept pressing Mbarara City’s defense. Ronald Otti thought he scored, but the referee disallowed the goal. BUL made two substitutions to…

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There are many reasons why most traditional schools which were the pride of various regions have sunk save in central Uganda. And also the reasons why central Uganda schools are still standing. These include; Government take-over of schools (1964 Castle Report 1964) mainly those which came to be known as govt aided, was done but with a amorphous legal framework to clearly streamline the remedies in case one party fails to play its role in the true functioning of the school e.g. in recruitment of leadership, teachers and even students. This constrained legal framework has been the source of quarrels…

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The final day of the 2024 Girls Schools Cricket Week in Soroti witnessed an intense battle between Light SS and Olila High School. Light SS emerged victorious, winning their first title in a nail-biting match against Olila High School. In the semifinals, Olila High School dominated Sacred Heart SS, securing a comfortable win by 9 wickets. Meanwhile, Light SS faced tough competition from Jinja SS but managed to edge past them by just 1 wicket. The final match between Light SS and Olila High School was highly anticipated, as Olila High School aimed for their fifth title while Light SS…

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In a match at Wankulukuku, Busoga United triumphed over Express with a 2-1 victory, to mark a crucial step in their bid to stay in the Uganda Premier League. The Jinja-based side showed resilience and determination as they grabbed three vital points away from home, to extend their lead to four points clear of the red zone. It was a pivotal moment for Busoga United, who have been fighting tooth and nail to secure their spot in the league. From the onset, Busoga demonstrated their intent with two quick-fire goals in the first ten minutes of the game. Emmanuel Ajo…

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It was a bitter pill to swallow for BUL Football Club as they suffered a disappointing defeat at the hands of NEC in the semi-final clash of the 2023/24 Stanbic Uganda Cup. Despite their best efforts, BUL fell short, allowing NEC to grab a coveted spot in the semifinals. The match, held at Lugogo, saw NEC seize control early on, with Joseph Dhata and Cromwell Rwothomio finding the back of the net in the first half. Veteran goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan’s solid performance ensured a clean sheet for the Die Hards, sealing a 2-0 victory and a 3-1 aggregate win over…

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By Deborah Namukose JINJA: Bugembe may be one of Busoga’s most promising towns but residents in this fast-growing town are overwhelmed by its gabbage state. Comprising of five wards, including Budhumbuli, Wanyama,Katende, Nakanyonyi and Katwe, the town that lies along the Kampala-Iganga highway has piles of rubbish strewn along the streets and picked on by birds. Jinja city Northern Division officials say residents need to pay for waste management.- many won’t or cant. “When we were under town council, our rubbish was being collected weekly at a low cost and at times freely but now the city charges are exorbitant…

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Football fans witnessed an exciting battle as BUL Football Club grabbed a hard-fought victory against Vipers, propelling them to the summit of the Uganda Premier League table. The electrifying match marked a momentous return of football to Namboole Stadium. The pivotal moment of the game came just before the half-hour mark when Jeromy Kirya found the back of the net, to secure the crucial goal for BUL. Kirya’s decisive strike, orchestrated by an impeccable low cross from Alex Kitata, left Vipers’ goalkeeper Alfred Mudekereza helpless, sealing the fate of the match. Despite relentless pressure from Vipers, particularly evident in Patrick…

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High fever returns and several body systems are affected, usually the liver and the kidneys. In this phase, people are likely to develop jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), hence the name yellow fever, associated with dark urine and abdominal pain with vomiting. Yellow fever (YF) is a mosquito borne viral illness caused by an arbovirus of the family flaviviridae, genus flavivirus, encompassing positive single stranded RNA viruses. The virus was isolated for the first time in 1927 in a male patient .Transmission is primarily by mosquitoes. After an incubation period of 3- 6 days, yellow fever infection can…

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Soroti City is all set to host this year’s edition of the Girls’ Schools Cricket Week from May 5th to 11th. Organized by the Soroti Cricket Academy in collaboration with St. Mary’s Girls Secondary School Madera, and Uganda cricket association, the tournament will see sixteen schools from six different regions competing for the title. The event aims to showcase the budding talent of young female cricketers in the country. Davis Turinawe, Development Officer of Uganda Cricket Association (UCA), expressed gratitude to UCA for their continued support despite the increasing number of participating schools. “This is another opportunity to see the…

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