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Cheptegei, Chelangant Shine at National Cross Country Championships

The IAAF world cross country championship is slated for 26th March with over 700 athletes expected. With the 2017 IAAF world cross country championships drawing… (Read More)







Victoria Academy Partners with Inzikuru to Nurture Young Talent

Victoria Academy has today launched a partnership with the World’s athlete champion Dorcus Inzikuru aimed at aspiring young children at the school with a dream… (Read More)






Analysis

Rwenzori Killings: How a Rape Case Ignited a Tribal Firestorm in Kabarole

On September 8, a Mutooro man reportedly raped a Mukonzo woman at Butara B village in Kabonero Sub County in Kabarole District. The grisly incident… (Read More)







Bigirimana Shines Spotlight on Uganda’s National Youth Policy

Pandemonium broke out on Dec. 16, 2016 when enraged youth disrupted the launch of the Uganda Youth Policy in Kampala. It was a horrible spectacle… (Read More)







Tumwebaze: Trump’s Victory a Crushing Defeat of Media Propaganda

Information and ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze has spoken out on the stunning rise of Donald Trump to the highest political seat in United States, saying… (Read More)






E. A. Live News

Amb Mfumukeko Advises on EAC Cross-border Power Trade, Grid Interconnection

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, over the weekend presided over the Ministerial Session of the 12th Council of Ministers… (Read More)







Rwandan Minister Sworn-in as EALA Ex-Officio

Rwanda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and EAC, Hon. Francois Kanimba on Tuesday took an oath of  Allegiance as an Ex-Officio of the East African Legislative… (Read More)







Rwanda Hailed on Proposal to Make Kiswahili an Official Language

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has congratulated the Government of Rwanda following its move to start a legislative process towards making Kiswahili one of… (Read More)






More from Athletics

Athletes Arrive for 2016 Afrika Mashariki Half Marathon

Participants from Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia have started trickling in the country ready for the upcoming second edition of the Afrika Mashariki Fest (AMF) half… (Read More)







Kipyeko Leads Uganda to 2nd Place in Africa Cross Country

Uganda men’s team bagged a silver medal after emerging second at the 4th edition of the African Cross Country Championship held in Cameroon’s capital of… (Read More)







Kiprotich Finishes 4th in Tokyo Marathon

Ugandan Marathoner Stephen Kiprotich has failed to replicate his 2015 form where he ended second in the Tokyo marathon this time finishing 1 minute and… (Read More)







Kiprop Finishes Eighth in Mumbai Marathon

Ugandan star marathoner Jackson Kiprop failed to impress at the 13th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon held on Sunday after finishing in a… (Read More)







3 Officials Suspended as Anti Doping Corruption Rocks Kenya Athletics

In an extension of dramatic series of recent corruption and anti-doping scandals that have bewildered the world athletics, the international governing body IAAF has stretched… (Read More)







Athletics: Legendary Haile Gebrselassie Retires ‘Again’

Ethiopia’s and world running legend Haile Gebrselassie has officially called it quits for competitive races. Selasie is the biggest name in athletics across the region… (Read More)







Kipsiro Wins the Great South Run in Portsmouth

Ugandan marathoner Moses Ndiema Kipsiro added another accolade in his cabin after claiming the top prize in the 25th annual he Morrisons Great South Run… (Read More)







Ben Siwa Finishes Second in Perkins Half Marathon

On-form Ugandan Marathoner, Ben Siwa has scooped the second best prize at the 2015 Perkins Great Eastern Run Half Marathon held at Peterborough in the… (Read More)







Ben Siwa Wins Cardiff Half Marathon

26 year old Ugandan marathoner, Ben Siwa put up a personal best performance of one hour two minutes seven seconds to overcome over 22, 000… (Read More)






Kenyan Wins Double in Berlin Marathon

Kenya’s elite marathoner, Eliud Kipchoge has continued his successive exploits in the road races when he won the 2... (Read More)

Kenya Wraps up Beijing Tour with 7 Gold Medals

With seven gold, six silver and three bronze medals, Kenya has broken the jinx, becoming the first African country to em... (Read More)

IAAF Beijing Marathon: Mutai Picks Bronze as Kiprotich Stumbles

Defending world and reigning Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich failed to live to the expectations of many local and glo... (Read More)

Clean Sweep for Uganda at the Inaugural Mashariki Marathon

Thousands of participants from the Eastern Africa region graced the successful inaugural edition of the Airtel Afrika Ma... (Read More)

Wemali Faces Fresh Charges of Aggravated Rape

More trouble looms for embattled Athletics coach Peter Wemali’s as police are planning to open up three new cases of d... (Read More)

Rwandans to Jet in For Inaugural Airtel Mashariki Marathon

Rwanda athletics Federation has confirmed their participation in the upcoming inaugural Airtel Africa Mashariki Fest Hal... (Read More)

UAF Acquits Coach Wemali of Sexual Abuse

Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has cleared the crenelated former police athletics coach, Peter Wemali, of any counts ... (Read More)

Airtel Finalizes Preps For Kabaka Run

Today, Airtel Uganda handed over the Kabaka Run marathon kits to the Buganda Kingdom at a press conference that was held... . (Read More)

Slow Start For Uganda At World X-try

As the 101 runners from 28 countries stormed off for first race of the day, Uganda’s senior women settled for a  ... (Read More)

Kipsiro Boycotts As Uganda Cross Country Team Leaves For China

Go into the world and show them that the Equator nation is so talented. That was the message the national cross country... (Read More)

Chepetagai Wants Gold in Ethiopia

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, the only junior to run faster than 28 minutes since last year, one of the 6 athletes to com... (Read More)

Kiprotich beats Phillip Kipyeko, Maxime Van Pee

Uganda’s London 2012 Olympic Games and 2013 IAAF World Championships winner Stephen Kiprotich set a Uganda marathon Na... (Read More)

Kiprotich’s Ninja Pose

After bagging a cool Shs200m for setting a new national record (NR) at Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, Uganda’s Olympic and ... (Read More)






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PHOTOS: Col. Ankunda Hands Over Office as UPDF Spokesperson

It was a combination of  sad and joyous moments on Tuesday evening as Lt. Col. ... (Read More)

Education Ministry Halts Further Transfer of Teachers

The Education Ministry has halted further transfers of teachers in government ai... (Read More)

Gov’t to Crack Whip on Teacher Absenteeism, Errant Schools

Teachers in government aided schools who abscond from work including those who e... (Read More)

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Recent findings by the Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) have reveale... (Read More)

Rwanda Police Intercepts Stolen Cars With Ugandan Plates

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has intercepted and impounded two cars and a motorc... (Read More)

Kasaija Launches Shs 46Bn Agriculture Investment Fund

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has Tuesday launched a Ugsh 46 billion agro equit... . (Read More)

Ochwo Ready for National Boxing Open Championship

Mbale boxer David Ochwo is upbeat ahead of the Uganda Open Boxing Championship t... (Read More)

Former KCCA, SC Villa Midfielder Joins Kakamega Homeboyz in Kenya

Former KCCA FC, SC Villa and URA midfielder Patrick Senfuka Masiko has landed a ... (Read More)

MUBS Clarify on Murdered Girl

Makerere University Business School have come out to clarify on reports that one... . (Read More)

Amb Mfumukeko Advises on EAC Cross-border Power Trade, Grid Interconnection

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, ove... (Read More)

Politics

Millennials Don’t Know Where Museveni Found Uganda – Minister

As preparations commence for this year’s NRM/NRA 31st anniversary, Ugandans ha... (Read More)

 

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