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Finally seven universities in UFL as many kicked out

  By Kiyimba Bruno This afternoon the Association of Uganda Univesity sports [AUUS] has come up with a final list of the accrediated university to take part in this years Nile Special University Football league In the document that was released this morning by Mr Akwech,a member of the AUSS secretariat there are seven universities that have fully paid up their fees in regards to AUUS and these include the following, 1. Gulu university 2. Kampala university 3. Kyambogo university 4. Makerere university 5. Mbarara university of science andRead More

Best writers awarded by FAHAMU at KIU

  By Kiyimba Bruno Pambazuka writing awards were results of surprises at the Kansanga based university Kampala International University [KIU] as students moved away with Dollars The ceremony that was attended to by the dean of students KIU Miss Karwana Jovia attracted both local and international students to compete for the competition. Jonga Jacob, a first year student doing a bachelors degree in law at KIU managed to emerge as the overall winner taking himself home USD 2000 plus books that were written by FAHAMU. He wrote about governanceRead More

Low income businesses to Start paying for trade licenses

By NamugerwaMartha Today, Minister of Trade,Industry and Co-operatives Amelia Kyambadde has advised low income traders to pay taxes for their business’s license. Minister Kyambadde said that the low income businesses will start paying taxes of lower trade license to be able to conduct their businesses. Some of the businesses that are in this category are pharmacies, shops, salons and many more. They will be paying these taxes in the bank. She added that there are also some businesses like video gaming and boat Cruising which will be also paying forRead More

Government urged to predict weather soon before planting season

By Namugerwa Martha The chairman of Kayunga farmers association Godfrey Kakooza has urged to the government to make weather reports earlier before starting this planting season. The government should help the farmers to quickly predict the weather before the planting season in order to help the farmers know when to plant their crops in kayunga. Farmers say that planting crops in unpredictable weather leads them to losses because most of the time their crops are destroyed by the drought and heavy rains which causes the farmers to lose money forRead More

FUFA junior league returns this Sunday as strikers compete for top slots on the score cards

By Kiyimba Bruno The FUFA juniors league shall return this weekend with the biggest battle for the top slot on the score card between Massa Fred [16 goals] of Jinja ss JT Kirinya and Mukisa owen of BUL JT who has 13 goals Sadat Anaku of KCCAFC JT and Lubowa George of Lweza orange brigade follow in the third and forth place respectively with an equal margin of 11 goals According to the league manager Mr. Mutyaba Bashir, this years competition is a bit high and has attracted crowdsRead More

Why AUSS has to sack MUBS and Nkumba from the UFL

  By Kiyimba Bruno MakerereUniversity Business School [MUBS] and Nkumba University are the fore pointed universities that are more likely to quit the University Football League of 2017. In our survey as we spoke to the Association of University Sports [AUUS] General secretary Mr. Patrick Sebuliba,[also the sports tutor of Nkumba university], there are many loopholes in the federation . However main being finance. According to him, many universities have not fully paid the annual subscription fee depending on when one last paid. But on the other hand, thisRead More

Lukwago, City Leaders Petition Speaker Over Park Yard as Nakivubo Stadium is also Demolished

Police and plain clothed men  have this morning (Tuesday) started the demolition on Nakivubo Stadium which has been a centre of controversy after a court order that stopped the Board of Trustees of Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium from terminating the agreements it signed earlier with three companies to redevelop the facility. The demolition is expected to pave way for redevelopment by businessman, Hamis Kiggundu. The elected leaders of Kampala led by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago are to petition of the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga over yesterday’s eviction ofRead More