Category «Sports»

UPDF sends 127 officers to the EAC Military games

By Ritah Kemigisa: The Uganda peoples defence forces has sent 127 Militant Officers code named “Mission Uganda” to participate in the 11th East African Community Military Games and Cultural Events that will take place in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura. The events will take two weeks from 24th August up to 6th of September. Mission Uganda is …

Uganda ‘courts’ SportPesa Kenya

By Nelson Wesonga: Kenyan gaming company SportPesa, which Uganda is courting to set up shop here, wants gaming law amended to incorporate online licensing. SportPesa’s chief executive officer Ronald Karauri says such a provision would encourage them to offer their services in Uganda with ease. He says putting the license application fee at Shs3.5bn and …

Africa Cup of Nations moves from January to June and July

African football’s governing body CAF has revealed that the African Cup of Nations that has been traditionally held in January and February will now become a summer event from 2019. CAF have also announced that the tournament in Cameroon in two years time will be expanded to include 24 teams, instead of 16. The competition will …