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NBA Launches Junior Basketball League in Kampala

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi officiated at the launch

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Kampala, click generic http://cooperatition.org/wp-includes/class-wp-tax-query.php where he will join his regional counterparts for the next integration projects summit.

The 10th northern corridor integration projects summit is slated for Saturday June 6th at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

The Northern Corridor is the transport corridor linking the landlocked countries of Uganda Rwanda, cialis 40mg http://decksplushouston.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/wpcli/module.wpcli.php South Sudan and Kenya.

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The Northern Corridor Integration Projects initiative is designed to generate sustainable political will necessary to fast track the implementation of the projects identified.

In tomorrow’s summit, a number of activities are expected to be conducted, among others the launch of the NCIP website, signing of the agreement of the total liberalization of labor and services and Signing of MOU on Cyber Security.

 
Chaos broke out this Friday afternoon at the opposition Uganda People’s Congress Headquarters in Kampala, drug http://centreduplateau.qc.ca/wp-content/plugins/events-calendar-pro/lib/widget-countdown.class.php where the outgoing party President Dr Olara Otunnu was accosted by supporters of the in-coming Hon Jimmy Akena.

Akena was last week voted UPC President by party delegates across the country amidst contestation of reported irregularities.

His supporters gathered at the party headquarters on Monday evening and forced the party electoral commission to declare him the winner.

The commissioners’ pleas to wait for the full confirmed results from all districts across the country fell on the supporters’ deaf ear.

Some UPC members including outgoing president Olara Otunnu were agitated by these irregularities that marred the whole process, decease and called for action.

Otunnu reportedly called for establishment of a review board to assess and possibly overturn the Monday election results.

This however did not go down well with Mr Akena’s supporters and the currently boiling turmoil was born.

Today Friday afternoon, the party was slated to address the press about Mr Akena’s win, which Otunnu tried to dodge.

Minutes later, Otunnu was spotted trying to sneak out of his office but the charged Akena supporters chased him down and got him hiding inside the toilets.

From here they dragged and shoved him around, compelling him to accept to address the press which he sternly rejected saying he had no information about the conference.

Following minutes of fruitless exchanges,  Otunnu was let go.

Otunnu declared last month that he did not intend to stand again as UPC president, and that he would serve until the end of his term.

However with the growing tension, some of Mr Akena’s supporters want him to resign now and hand over to the new president elect, who is also son to the party’s founding father Dr Milton Obote, something that is against the party constitution.
Chaos broke out this Friday afternoon at the opposition Uganda People’s Congress Headquarters in Kampala, abortion http://csnn.ca/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/integration.php where the outgoing party President Dr Olara Otunnu was accosted by supporters of the in-coming Hon Jimmy Akena.

Akena was last week voted UPC President by party delegates across the country amidst contestation of reported irregularities.

His supporters gathered at the party headquarters on Monday evening and forced the party electoral commission to declare him the winner.

The commissioners’ pleas to wait for the full confirmed results from all districts across the country fell on the supporters’ deaf ear.

Some UPC members including outgoing president Olara Otunnu were agitated by these irregularities that marred the whole process, and called for action.

Otunnu reportedly called for establishment of a review board to assess and possibly overturn the Monday election results.

This however did not go down well with Mr Akena’s supporters and the currently boiling turmoil was born.

Today Friday afternoon, the party was slated to address the press about Mr Akena’s win, which Otunnu tried to dodge.

Minutes later, Otunnu was spotted trying to sneak out of his office but the charged Akena supporters chased him down and got him hiding inside the toilets.

From here they dragged and shoved him around, compelling him to accept to address the press which he sternly rejected saying he had no information about the conference.

Following minutes of fruitless exchanges,  he was let go.

Otunnu declared last month that he did not intend to stand again as UPC president, and that he would serve until the end of his term.

However with the growing tension, some of Mr Akena’s supporters want him to resign now and hand over to the new president elect, who is also son to the party’s founding father Dr Milton Obote, something that is against the party constitution.
The National Basketball Association (NBA), seek http://clockdodgers.com/wp-includes/ms-blogs.php in partnership with the Federation of Ugandan Basketball League Association (FUBA) has launched a Junior NBA FUBA League in Kampala.

The League will provide boys ages 12-15 and their coaches throughout 30 schools with the opportunity to learn and develop their basketball skills through a competitive league.

The Junior NBA FUBA League will feature 30 teams from 30 schools across Kampala. The schools will be divided into Eastern and Western Conferences with the top eight teams in each conference qualifying for the playoffs. At the end of the season, rx http://concursofotografia.orihuela.es/wp-includes/admin-bar.php a single-elimination playoffs and final will determine the Jr. NBA FUBA League champions.

Each of the schools will represent one of the 30 NBA teams and will receive corresponding NBA team-branded attire for their games, web which will span eight weeks from June through August.

The NBA recently launched a similar League in Maputo, Mozambique earlier this month. The League is also played in Senegal and Abuja. Spain, Turkey and UK are among other countries that have the league already running.

The leagues is aimed at promoting core values such as teamwork, discipline, leadership, fitness and healthy living through the games and competition. The boys will be able to get the right basics at a young age. NBA and FUBA agreed to have boys playing first then the girls will come later after the development of the league.

Although, FUBA sighted a challenge of having the schools honoring the fixtures and traveling to other schools, the schools promised to be able to play as many or not all the games.

NBA hopes to grow the sport of Basketball and bring it at a level where fans are able to appreciate the sport. Present at the launch was the Vice President of Uganda H.E Edward Ssekandi who commended the NBA and FUBA for putting together such a competition that would keep the school kids fit and mentally disciplined.

The NBA was represented by Amadou Gallo Fall, NBA Vice President and Managing Director NBA Africa. He promised bigger things for Uganda and that the Jr. NBA FUBA League will run for four years.

Among the schools, notably, were; Lubiri SS as Golden State Warriors, Kibuli SS as Cavaliers, Crane High as Trail Blazers, Kings College Budo as LA LAkers and St. Peters Naalya as Atlanta Hawks.

The first game was played between Utah Jazz (St. Marys Kisubi College) and New Orleans Pelicans (Mashariki SS). The New Orleans emerged as winners. The game’s MVP was 14 year old Zayed Bbale from Mashariki High School.

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