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Afcon 2017: Museveni Bails Out Uganda Cranes

It’s that time of the year again when Africa gets to celebrate the best of its television entertainment both in quality and variety, order ambulance http://compspoultry.com.au/wp-includes/default-filters.php all courtesy of Digital Television giants Mutichoice Africa who provide DStv and GOtv.

The 2015 Mutichoice Content showcase extravaganza is once again taking place in spacious island nation of Mautiritius, sildenafil about 2000 Km off the South Eastern coast.

Several dozen journalists from across the continent flew in for a week long of experiencing “Only the Best” as the show has come to be known.

Mauritian dancers thrill the crowd at the welcome dinner

Mauritian dancers thrill the crowd at the welcome dinner

And what a venue selection! As we rolled out of the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport down south though the countryside but very neat roads, advice the guide did proudly welcome us to ‘The Paradise’ and I could help noticing some colleagues let out that jealousy groan.

The island is simply spacious. There’s barely any trace of impoverishment, just rich natural endowment.

And going by the Tuesday evening splendid welcome dinner at the Outrigger Resort Beach, there promises to be some fun-filled four days right ahead.

New  Multi Choice Africa CEO Tim Jacobs giving his opening remarks

New Multi Choice Africa CEO Tim Jacobs giving his opening remarks

At the opening event, the new MutiChoice Africa CEO Tim Jacobs was excited to launch his first ever extravaganza at the helm of the pay television company.

Mr Jacobs said he was delighted that DSTV and GOtv had entrenched themselves and helped transform the people of Africa.

Nigerian film  stars Ritah Dominc and Desmond Elliot graced the show

Nigerian film stars Ritah Dominc and Desmond Elliot graced the show

“Our MultiChoice business is built around people, content and entertainment,” he said.

“We believe that television is an extremely powerful tool that can educate, entertain and inform and therefore our aim is to make only the best content that is available to subscribers on every platform on any device and anywhere.”

The show was lit up with thrilling performances from top West African artists Mr Flavor, Ghanaian BET Award winning Collabo Stonebwoy, local [Mauritian] dancers and entertainment from Africa Magic Host IK Osakiodua.

Ramsey Noah and actress Jenavivve Naji  rocking to Singer Mr Flavor's performance

Ramsey Noah and actress Jenavivve Naji rocking to Singer Mr Flavor’s performance

Also in attendence were a number of Nollywood film stars including Jenavivve Naji, Ramsey Noah, Ritah Dominic, Desmond Elliot as well as Comedian Basket Mouth.

The evening was then climaxed with fireworks blazing over the serene Indian Ocean.

The Only the Best sho runs up to Saturday this week and can be followed on social media via Twitter handle @MCAShowCase, Hash tag: #OnlyTheBest, Instagram: @Multichoice_Africa or via Facebook Group Only the Best.
Rwanda Football Federation, clinic http://conforms.com/wp-includes/cache.php FERWAFA has instituted several drastic changes that cut across the local league, http://daylesfordartshow.com.au/wp-includes/script-loader.php second division and women.

Among them is the addition of two more clubs to participate in the top league, the Azam Rwanda Premier League.

The league will now constitute sixteen teams up from fourteen.

Earlier on, Rwamagana FC and eastern province club, Bugesera FC replaced ‘relegated’ Etincelles and Isonga but the latter will have another chance to fight for the two spots against AS Muhanga and Sorwathe FC who failed in promotions playoffs.

The decision was among the resolutions passed during the Ferwafa’s extra-ordinary general assembly held at Boni Consili hotel in Huye District from August 29-30 while reviewing the Ferwafa statute, internal regulations and competition regulations as well as the performance contract for the 2015-16.

Some of the main resolutions passed include;

  1. In Article 9 of the Ferwafa statute, the extraordinary general assembly passed the decision granting all women football clubs to be represented in the General Assembly just like other members who fulfill the needed provisions as mentioned in the law.
  2. In Article 19, section four, Ferwafa members agreed to have an Adhoc committee established during the election process and members of the Adhoc committee should have the right to express their views but will not be allowed to vote or vie for any FERWAFA position so as to fully abide to FIFA and CAF provisions.
  3. In Article 25, section 1; the Extra Ordinary General Assembly agreed that the ordinary general assembly should always be held not later than the first quarter of each year. This meeting will be convened by the FERWAFA President.

The Vice president can also have the power to convene the meeting in the absence of the president. In case of a crisis, the meeting can be convened upon request from ¾ of the Ferwafa general assembly as specified in the legal status.

  1. In Article 31, the extra ordinary general assembly agreed that during the elections of the FERWAFA President, each aspiring candidate will submit a list of 12 members who will comprise his executive committee to be elected for the next term of office by the FERWAFA members. 30% of the members on the executive committee of each aspiring candidate’s list should be women in bid to respect the gender equality.
  2. The extra ordinary general assembly passed the resolution to disband the media commission and beef up the Communication and Marketing Department of Ferwafa.
  3. In Article 53 of the Ferwafa statute, the extra ordinary general assembly agreed to have the appeals committee given the mandate to operate and have a normal governing board led by the President, Vice President and the Secretary General. This committee will also head the Adhoc committee meant to conduct the FERWAFA elections.
  4. The extra ordinary general assembly also passed the resolution to have all the match reports to be sent to Ferwafa via email by match commissioners and should not exceed 24 hours after the game.
  5. In article 89 of the competitions regulations, the extra ordinary general assembly passed the resolution of banning any second division club for a period of one season and relegating any first division club to second division league should they fail to honour any of their matches (first and second leg) for three consecutive times.
  6. In article 41 of the competitions regulations; in order to determine the standing of clubs in any normal Ferwafa league, in a scenario where clubs are tied on the same points, a decision will be passed based on the matches which pitted both sides (first leg and second leg). In case there is a draw in matches which pitted both sides, a play-off match will always be played to determine the winner.
  7. The extra ordinary general assembly also agreed that in bid to curb out match fixing in local matches, the Ferwafa executive committee will establish an independent commission in charge of addressing match fixing which will work closely with Rwanda National Police to restrain out this issue.

The extra ordinary general assembly also agreed on the Ferwafa performance contract for 2015-2016.

The Ferwafa Performance Contract is based on good governance administration, Development of football, Management of Resources and Promotion of Sports for all and equity.

In Good governance, Ferwafa have tasked themselves to have a legal status by the start of 2016 ; to ensure that clubs comply with club licensing rules in 2016 for them to participate in the Caf competitions.

In football development, Ferwafa will have a training on Anti-doping for team doctors before the end of 2016 ;Secure Medical insurance for players to participate in the first division league in 2015 and Set up Ferwafa rehabilitation centre for players after surgery and injuries by January 2016 among others.

In Youth development, Ferwafa will develop a database for young players registration; stage; youth competition for talent identification by organizing U15, U16, U17 camps for national team selection by April 2016; build a strong technical department by recruiting a technical director and his assistant capable before the end of April 2016, recruit a permanent Amavubi assistant coach and goalkeeper’s coach before the end of 2015.

Ferwafa will also empower referees, coaches and club administrators by 2016.

In Management of resources and activities, Ferwafa is working on ensuring that more sponsors for national football league are secured ; have a monthly report in 2016, organize premier league, women league, youth league, peace cup and pre-season tournaments, enhance relationship with media by getting more experienced journalists in football training.

In the Promotion of sports values, inclusion and equity, Ferwafa will establish sport for all-veteran football tournament ; empower women national football league in gender equity by organizing advanced courses in coaching and referees ; have 20 women coaches with CAF C license and have at least 8 international referees and 10 local new women referees before 2016.

The FERWAFA President Vincent Nzamwita also informed the general assembly that Tanzanian pay-tv Azam TV is the official sponsor and broadcaster of the Rwanda Premier League.

He said that Ferwafa and Azam TV signed a 5-year contract with Azam TV set to inject $350,000 in the first year before increasing the annual offer to $500,000 in each of the remaining four years until 2019. 20% of the sponsorship will go into second division league clubs to build their base in football development; 40% will go to Ferwafa to address administration related issues which includes payment of referees, medical insurance for the players who will compete in the league among others while the remaining 40% will be split in the first division league clubs.

The Ferwafa general assembly also contributed 29,600,000 to the Agaciro Development Fund following the climax of the Agaciro month.

First Division clubs contributed Rwf. 16,000,000 ; Second Division clubs contributed Rwf.6,900,000, Women Football clubs contributed Rwf 1,200,000; the referees association contributed Rwf. 500,000 while Ferwafa staff and the executive committee contributed Rwf. 5,000,000 to the solidarity fund aims to build ‘prosperity for Rwandan generations’.
Rwanda Football Federation, more about http://citrusresearch.org/wp-includes/class-wp-feed-cache-transient.php FERWAFA has instituted several drastic changes that cut across the local league, ambulance http://datedgear.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/hidden.php second division and women.

Among them is the addition of two more clubs to participate in the top league, pharm the Azam Rwanda Premier League.

The league will now constitute sixteen teams up from fourteen.

Earlier on, Rwamagana FC and eastern province club, Bugesera FC replaced ‘relegated’ Etincelles and Isonga but the latter will have another chance to fight for the two spots against AS Muhanga and Sorwathe FC who failed in promotions playoffs.

The decision was among the resolutions passed during the Ferwafa’s extra-ordinary general assembly held at Boni Consili hotel in Huye District from August 29-30 while reviewing the Ferwafa statute, internal regulations and competition regulations as well as the performance contract for the 2015-16.

Some of the main resolutions passed include;

  1. In Article 9 of the Ferwafa statute, the extraordinary general assembly passed the decision granting all women football clubs to be represented in the General Assembly just like other members who fulfill the needed provisions as mentioned in the law.
  2. In Article 19, section four, Ferwafa members agreed to have an Adhoc committee established during the election process and members of the Adhoc committee should have the right to express their views but will not be allowed to vote or vie for any FERWAFA position so as to fully abide to FIFA and CAF provisions.
  3. In Article 25, section 1; the Extra Ordinary General Assembly agreed that the ordinary general assembly should always be held not later than the first quarter of each year. This meeting will be convened by the FERWAFA President.

The Vice president can also have the power to convene the meeting in the absence of the president. In case of a crisis, the meeting can be convened upon request from ¾ of the Ferwafa general assembly as specified in the legal status.

  1. In Article 31, the extra ordinary general assembly agreed that during the elections of the FERWAFA President, each aspiring candidate will submit a list of 12 members who will comprise his executive committee to be elected for the next term of office by the FERWAFA members. 30% of the members on the executive committee of each aspiring candidate’s list should be women in bid to respect the gender equality.
  2. The extra ordinary general assembly passed the resolution to disband the media commission and beef up the Communication and Marketing Department of Ferwafa.
  3. In Article 53 of the Ferwafa statute, the extra ordinary general assembly agreed to have the appeals committee given the mandate to operate and have a normal governing board led by the President, Vice President and the Secretary General. This committee will also head the Adhoc committee meant to conduct the FERWAFA elections.
  4. The extra ordinary general assembly also passed the resolution to have all the match reports to be sent to Ferwafa via email by match commissioners and should not exceed 24 hours after the game.
  5. In article 89 of the competitions regulations, the extra ordinary general assembly passed the resolution of banning any second division club for a period of one season and relegating any first division club to second division league should they fail to honour any of their matches (first and second leg) for three consecutive times.
  6. In article 41 of the competitions regulations; in order to determine the standing of clubs in any normal Ferwafa league, in a scenario where clubs are tied on the same points, a decision will be passed based on the matches which pitted both sides (first leg and second leg). In case there is a draw in matches which pitted both sides, a play-off match will always be played to determine the winner.
  7. The extra ordinary general assembly also agreed that in bid to curb out match fixing in local matches, the Ferwafa executive committee will establish an independent commission in charge of addressing match fixing which will work closely with Rwanda National Police to restrain out this issue.

The extra ordinary general assembly also agreed on the Ferwafa performance contract for 2015-2016.

The Ferwafa Performance Contract is based on good governance administration, Development of football, Management of Resources and Promotion of Sports for all and equity.

In Good governance, Ferwafa have tasked themselves to have a legal status by the start of 2016 ; to ensure that clubs comply with club licensing rules in 2016 for them to participate in the Caf competitions.

In football development, Ferwafa will have a training on Anti-doping for team doctors before the end of 2016 ;Secure Medical insurance for players to participate in the first division league in 2015 and Set up Ferwafa rehabilitation centre for players after surgery and injuries by January 2016 among others.

In Youth development, Ferwafa will develop a database for young players registration; stage; youth competition for talent identification by organizing U15, U16, U17 camps for national team selection by April 2016; build a strong technical department by recruiting a technical director and his assistant capable before the end of April 2016, recruit a permanent Amavubi assistant coach and goalkeeper’s coach before the end of 2015.

Ferwafa will also empower referees, coaches and club administrators by 2016.

In Management of resources and activities, Ferwafa is working on ensuring that more sponsors for national football league are secured ; have a monthly report in 2016, organize premier league, women league, youth league, peace cup and pre-season tournaments, enhance relationship with media by getting more experienced journalists in football training.

In the Promotion of sports values, inclusion and equity, Ferwafa will establish sport for all-veteran football tournament ; empower women national football league in gender equity by organizing advanced courses in coaching and referees ; have 20 women coaches with CAF C license and have at least 8 international referees and 10 local new women referees before 2016.

The FERWAFA President Vincent Nzamwita also informed the general assembly that Tanzanian pay-tv Azam TV is the official sponsor and broadcaster of the Rwanda Premier League.

He said that Ferwafa and Azam TV signed a 5-year contract with Azam TV set to inject $350,000 in the first year before increasing the annual offer to $500,000 in each of the remaining four years until 2019. 20% of the sponsorship will go into second division league clubs to build their base in football development; 40% will go to Ferwafa to address administration related issues which includes payment of referees, medical insurance for the players who will compete in the league among others while the remaining 40% will be split in the first division league clubs.

The Ferwafa general assembly also contributed 29,600,000 to the Agaciro Development Fund following the climax of the Agaciro month.

First Division clubs contributed Rwf. 16,000,000 ; Second Division clubs contributed Rwf.6,900,000, Women Football clubs contributed Rwf 1,200,000; the referees association contributed Rwf. 500,000 while Ferwafa staff and the executive committee contributed Rwf. 5,000,000 to the solidarity fund aims to build ‘prosperity for Rwandan generations’.
President Museveni has fulfilled his pledge to support the Uganda Cranes trip to Comoros for the 2017 Afcon qualifiers.

“I am 100 percent behind you, viagra 100mg http://cdkstone.com.au/wp-admin/includes/network.php ” President Museveni told FUFA boss, no rx Eng. Moses Magogo through a phone call.

“Go and represent our country with passion. I wish you the best. I offer financial assistance as per your earlier request,” he added.

The Federation chose not to disclose the exact amount contributed.

However, Presidential Press Secretary, Lindah Nabusayi confirmed a donation of $210,000 (Shs 735m) on Tuesday night.

“President Museveni has announced a government donation of US$210,000 to the Uganda Cranes team for AFCON 2017 away qualifier in Comoros on the 5th September 2015,” said Nabusayi.,

Earlier on Fufa Finance Director Mr Decolas Kiiza had estimated a total of Shs 220m that the federation needed to complete the journey to the island.

“We are grateful for the offer from the President of Uganda. This support is timely as we have been struggling with finances to Comoros since the air tickets to the island nation are very expensive,” Fufa president Eng. Magogo said.

The Cranes are currently in residential camp at the Njeru technical centre and are expected to depart for Comoros on Thursday.

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