Motor sport

Kamya’s Brother Killed by Own Bike

The ill-fated motorcycle which the deceased was riding before the unfortunate incident on Saturday

Wakiso-based Hana Mixed School, price Nsangi has won the inaugural Victoria University sports championship at  a function held  at Kampala Parents  School on Saturday.

The one-day sports tournament sponsored by Victoria University targets schools from all corners of the country.

According to the Victoria University Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences Dr. Patience Muwanguzi, order the inaugural tournament attracted many schools that participated in football, swimming and basketball competition which she said would grow bigger and better the following year.

“We look forward to bringing aboard schools from all over the region and continent at large in the next season of the tournament and we are happy the inaugural tournament was a success,” said Dr Muwanguzi.

She said the tournament was among others intended to nurture talent as well as instil the spirit of sportsmanship among students.

“We hope that through the talent, many students will be able to realize and improve their talents. The tournament is another rare opportunity to help instill the culture of sportsmanship among the students.”

“Through such games, students learn that its fine for someone to lose and can work hard  for success the  next time,” the Victoria University Dean  said.

Sports for Health

Dr. Muwanguzi further noted that sports are a good discipline that keeps participants healthy and physically fit.

“We are in times where non-communicable diseases like obesity and diabetes are on rampage but this is due to the fact that most of the people don’t work out their bodies. We realized that such an initiative would help students promote their health.”

Hana Mixed School Nsangi was the overall winners after bagging Basketball and Swimming trophies whereas Turkish Light Academy won in the football competition.

The annual tournament sponsored by Victoria University returns next year.
Police has dismissed as “allegations” which should be disregarded, hospital claims by Presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi’s legal team that there is a plot to have him arrested.

Mbabazi’s Lawyer Fred Muwema told journalists in Kampala on Monday that they had been tipped of a plot to have Mbabazi arrested any time from today to answer several offences.

“We have got intelligence information which we have verified as true that our candidate is to be arrested between now and the nomination day and charged with a series of charges,” said Muwema during Mbabazi’s pre-nomination press conference

He further reveaved that the team has already written to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mike Chibita seeking clarification on charges reportedly slapped against their client, which include murder, money laundering and spying for a foreign country.”

Police however revealed moments later that arresting Mbabazi is not part of their plan.

When contacted, the Police deputy spokesperson Polly Namaye told us, “Those are allegations and should remain as allegations.”

She noted that police’s primary plan is to avail adequate security to ensure that tomorrow’s nominations are a success and that the candidates proceed safely to the venues where they will hold rallies as planned.

“The Uganda Police Force is in the know and routes to be used have been discussed & agreed upon,” added Namaye
Uganda rally and motocross fraternity have suffered another loss following the unfortunate death of one of their most spirited fan and brother to Jaffer Kamya – the co-driver to veteran Jas Mangat.

The deceased, unhealthy Richard Ssengendo rammed into a sign post on his way to the NRC/UMOSPOC Independence Rally at the Motorsports Arena in Busiika on Saturday.

Ssengendo, sale who was riding his Suzuki brand motorcycle, order died on the spot.

Eyewitnesses blamed the poor weather and the rider’s fast speed.

He was 30.

Kamya was yesterday in action with teammate Mangat searching for their first win of the year.

The Independence NRC rally event had been earlier on dedicated to the late Juma Nkambwe who was handling the event before his death on Monday.


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