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Monthly Archives: May 2014

UGANDA’S DECENTRALISATION POLICY MISUNDERSTOOD

UGANDA’S DECENTRALISATION POLICY MISUNDERSTOOD

KAMPALA, May 30 –Uganda’s development strides since 1986 have been recounted several times; from strong and sustained economic stability and real growth averaging above 6% per annum for two decades to phenomenal reduction in income …

UGANDA HAILS NORDIC COUNTRIES FOR SUPPORT

UGANDA HAILS NORDIC COUNTRIES FOR SUPPORT

KAMPALA, May 30–Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has reiterated the Government’s commitment to resolve any issues of disagreement with donors through dialogue to enhance the mutually beneficial and cordial relations that exist between Uganda and the …

My Champions League Best Xi [opinion]

My Champions League Best Xi [opinion]

Sergio Ramos’s late equaliser against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final hasn’t stopped playing out in my head since last Saturday evening. And all for the wrong reasons.

I realised how the Italian fans …

Come On Cranes!

Come On Cranes!

Trailing 1-2 from the first leg, there is no room for error or complacency but most importantly, The Cranes cannot afford an early exit from the 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers, writes Moses Mugalu.

Madagascar who? …

Here Is Uganda’s Formula to Defeat the Madagascans

Here Is Uganda’s Formula to Defeat the Madagascans

The sight of Charles Bakkabulindi, the minister of state for Sports, handing over Shs 10 million to The Cranes players earlier this week brought a sense of delight to the entire camp.

However, to Cranes …

Ssebuguzi Has No ‘Rival’ in Sunday Sprint

Ssebuguzi Has No ‘Rival’ in Sunday Sprint

The first sprint on 2014 motorsport calendar takes place this Sunday at Busiika with all eyes on Naitonal Rally Championship (NRC) leader Ronald Ssebuguzi. With more than 20 drivers taking part in the event, the …

Shs 20,000 – Fair Price or Rip-Off?

Shs 20,000 – Fair Price or Rip-Off?

Going into tomorrow’s 2015 Afcon return-leg qualifier against Madagascar, a section of Uganda Cranes fans have cried out over the ticket prices.

They argue that gate charges at Shs 20,000 and 30,000 for general and …

Observer Locker – What Will Be Uganda’s Winning Margin Against Madagascar?

Observer Locker – What Will Be Uganda’s Winning Margin Against Madagascar?

It’s almost unfathomable that Uganda would fail to beat Madagascar this Saturday but as Elly Kyeyune found out, brace yourselves for a nervy encounter.

Mugalu: I don’t always watch Cranes games but will be there …

ICTs Critical in Spearheading Africa’s Growth, Ssekandi

ICTs Critical in Spearheading Africa’s Growth, Ssekandi

Information and communication technologies have a key role in contributing towards positive socio-economic growth for Africa, according to Uganda’s Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi.

Ssekandi was speaking at the opening plenary of e-learning Africa 2014 …

Annual Inflation Reduces to 5.4 Percent

Annual Inflation Reduces to 5.4 Percent

Uganda’s year-on-year inflation declined to 5.4% for the year ending May 2014 from 6.7% recorded for the year ended April 2014, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) announced on May 30.

The reduction was attributed …

Cricket: KICC, Patidar clash in pick of quarterfinals at night tourney

Cricket: KICC, Patidar clash in pick of quarterfinals at night tourney

KAMPALA. KICC and Patidar possess the top two batsmen and top five bowlers in the Night Cricket Tournament thus far.

The two teams meet today in the third quarterfinal of the revamped night tournament in …

Uganda Silverbacks deal with bloated schedule

Uganda Silverbacks deal with bloated schedule

KAMPALAIt’s probably the busiest period for all national basketball team players as the Silverbacks and Gazelles prepare for the Fiba Africa Zone V Championships.

They swing from practice sessions with their club and with the …

Bukenya puts emphasis on Sprint Championship

Bukenya puts emphasis on Sprint Championship

KAMPALA.

Wycliff ‘Roll Master’ Bukenya could have harboured dreams of challenging for his maiden National Rally Championship (NRC) title.

But not anymore. After three events, he lies 11th with 50 points. He finished fourth in …