Uganda Set Up Egypt Date With Rwanda Win

Two well-taken second half strikes from forwards, John Ssemazi and skipper, Farouk Miya gave Uganda a 2-0 win over Rwanda and a place at the third round of the qualifiers for the African U-23 Championship Senegal 2015. The goals followed a barren first half at the Nakivubo Stadium in Kampala, earning the Kobs passage 4-1 […]

Life changing car lift

How and when did you meet? Irene: We first met in 2003 in Fort Portal. None of us had an idea that we will one time be married. We had a professional relationship. I always carried myself around seriously. Johnson: Our first interaction was way back in 2003 in Fort Portal and I never had […]

Hope not lost for dropped She Cranes players

KAMPALA. She Cranes’ head coach Fred Mugerwa, has named a team of 12 players ahead of the Diamond Challenge in South Africa as part of the team’s Netball World Cup preparations. But he was quick to give hope to the remaining members of the squad as they head into the June 14-21 tournament in Durban. […]

Over 3000 to run in Mashariki marathon

KAMPALA. Over 3000 runners are expected to participate in today’s Airtel Africa Masharika Fest Half Marathon set to start and finish at Kololo Independence Grounds. The inaugural marathon, where participants will compete in the 21km (men only) and 10km, will be held under the theme “Healthy citizens for regional integration and support to Lake Victoria […]

UCU Canons hand Falcons aantage

KAMPALA. Kutchi Tigers will aim to keep their 100 percent winning streak when they face 2012 winners Tornado in the Men’s Division One National 50-Over League contest at Kyambogo Oval this morning. “It’s a great feeling to have won our first two matches,” Tigers’ captain Alphesh Hirani said. The newly-promoted Tigers’ convincing victories against Nile […]

On the miracle trail of Uganda Martyrs

The Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine in Namugongo carries a haunting aura about it. It is not so much its historical significance as the point where 12 of the 22 Catholics that gave their lives for their beliefs that captures one’s fascination. Or even that they were sainted thereafter and the place designated as a holy site, […]

Ask uncle JoeDo I need sex lessons?

My wife keeps saying I need sex education but does not disclose why. Must I comply? Jeremy H.. Dear Jeremy, you must be disturbed by your wife’s comments. She seems to indicate that you may not be meeting her expectations. May be she is disappointed and seems uncomfortable talking about sex. She may feel sex […]

The 10 places to visit in Paris

Explore. Paris has some of the world’s most famous sites. It is a vibrant historic city centre, has a beautiful riverscape, an extensive range of historic monuments. Here are 10 places you can visit. 1. The Palaces of Versailles is one of the largest and most opulent castles in the world. This stunning historic castle […]

Gen Wesley Clark, an American, a former Nato commander, welcome

The fact that Gen Wesley Clark is a retired American general and a former supreme commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) means he is not a nervous hawker afraid that the urban authorities might throw him and his merchandise off the street. In this unequal world, Gen Clark receives the attention of African […]

Bye to May, the month of Mary

The Catholic practice of assigning a special devotion to each month goes back to the early sixteenth century. Since the best known of those devotions is probably the dedication of May as the month of Mary, it might come as a surprise that it was not until the late eighteenth century that this devotion arose […]

That accessible balanced meal for your child

Judging from the parents I have talked to, most parents know what a growing child needs to grow well and healthy a balanced diet. Trouble is, sometimes the resources do not allow for parents to provide for their children a balanced diet. At last month’s child nutrition day organised by ChildFund in Serere district, residents […]

You’re welcome but don’t stay

This is an instruction manual of how to survive that major pitfall many in stable relationships fall into. So, it is going to be the don’ts that you can refer to whenever you run into such a “situation”. This is because any person in a stable relationship slips into a comfort zone, where that huge […]