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Magogo asks ugandans to be cranes’s 12th Player

By Ritah Kemigisa: Ugandans have been asked to come in large numbers and show support to the Uganda cranes players as they take on Egypt in the FIFA world cup Russia 2018 group D qualifier game. Speaking to KFM, Moses Magogo the FUFA president said the fans who act as the 12th player at the pitch play a very pivotal role by boosting morale among the players. Magogo has urged all the fans to cheer the players from the first up to the last minute even if the players fail to put up a great show. He has meanwhile revealed that there are no arrangements for the man of the match since this is an international game with many restrictions …

MUK student’s leadership ready to work with new VC

By Damali Mukhaye: The student’s leadership of Makerere University is ready to combine forces with the new vice chancellor Prof Barnabus Nawangwe who asumes his office tomorrow. Prof  Ddumba ssentamu’s  term in officer expires  today and he is expected to hand over his office and keys to prof Nawangwe today. Speaking to kfm, the guild president of the university Kato Paul says that they have been having a communal relationship with Nawangwe even when he was the deputy vice-chancellor finance and administration and now that he is the  VC, they are ready accord him cooperation. He notes that he takes over the university at a time when students cannot access their marks online, first year students do not have ID …

Cranes take on Egypt today

By Ritah Kemigisa: Today the Uganda Cranes take on the Egypt Pharaohs in the historic 2018 FIFA world cup in Russia group D qualifier game. According to the cranes Coach Moses Basena all is set for the game and the players are in form for the match. Some of the players expected in this match include; Goal keeper Dennis Onyango, defenders;Nico Wakiro         Wadada , Geofrey Walusimbi and Isaac Isinde, midfielder Joseph Ochaya and strikers Emmanuel Okwi and Farouk Miya. The match kicks off 4pm at the Mandela National stadium Namboole and the return leg will be In Egypt Alexandria stadium next Tuesday. Goal keeper Benjamin Ochan says he is hopeful that the Cranes will pick a point from the match.

5 million learners so far registered

By Damali Mukhaye: Over 5 million learners have so far been registered in the ongoing mass registration exercise. On 29th May this year, the National Identification Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports and other stakeholder institutions embarked on the registration exercise of all school going children in all primary, post primary and secondary Schools in Uganda for better planning. According to Gilbert Kadilo, the manager public relations and corporate affairs at NIRA, the exercise has unearthed a number of schools which were not registered by the ministry of education and were not on the original list. He has also cited Poor cooperation between the administrators of the different schools and the NIRA team among others. Meanwhile, …

Investors urged to invest in parking business

By Damali Mukhaye: Investors in Kampala have been urged to invest in parking to keep pace with the high influx of motor vehicles in the city. Addressing journalists at city hall, the acting deputy director for roads Jacob Byamukama says that after the authority doubling the parking fee to 1000 per hour in Kampala, investors should take advantage of this to invest in this business. He notes that there are very few parking in the city and majority of buildings do not have parking space hence people are left with no space to keep their vehicles. He also notes that they are in talks with the owners of the big trucks to start parking outside Kampala since they consume a …