UPDF Protests over USA Sanctions against top Army General

The UPDF has called for further clarification over the imposition of financial sanctions to Army intelligence Chief, Maj. Gen Abel Kandiho. This was in a statement by the UPDF spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, where she was expressed disappointment over the US move to sanction a top Army General. “As a country and UPDF in particular, a reputable government institution, we…

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Uganda Cranes invited in Tanzania Independence Day Celebrations

Uganda Cranes will this week on Thursday, face Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in an International Friendly game. The game will be played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. It is part of events to commemorate Tanzania’s 60 years of Independence. Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has summoned a total of 18 locally based players that will travel to Tanzania on…

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Jude Bellingham fined 40,000 euros for referee comments

England midfielder Jude Bellingham has been fined 40,000 euros (£34,000) by the German Football Association. Jude Bellingham the appointment of referee Felix Zwayer for Borussia Dortmund’s Bundesliga match against Bayern Munich. Bellingham criticised Zwayer after Dortmund’s 3-2 defeat on Saturday. He referred to the official’s six-month ban for a match-fixing scandal in 2005. The 18-year-old has been fined for “unsportsmanlike behaviour”. Dortmund…

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Big Eye Sacks Phina Mugerwa And Halima Namakula From UMA

Uganda Musicians Association (UMA) has decided to sack three of its high ranking members. These include Phina Mugerwa, Halima Namakula and Isaac Ruccibigango. According to a letter signed by UMA’s treasurer Mayanja Ibrahim alias Big Eye, the 3 are not allowed to transact any business on behalf of UMA until further notice. Anyone who deals with them will be dealing…

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Reopening of the economy hangs in the air after confirmation of Omicron variant

Uganda’s scheduled reopening of the economy in January 2022 hangs in the air after the confirmation of the Omicron variant in the country. According to the latest news, 9 cases of the COVID 19 Omicron variant have been confirmed. All these cases were confirmed from the samples taken from passengers who accessed the country through Entebbe International Airport. This variant…

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