Villa Set for Albino Awareness Match

Villa team

The 2nd ICT congress and exhibition organized by the East African Communications Organization (EACO) has been convened at Sheraton Kampala Hotel.

The week long forum is meant to discuss the achievements, check opportunities and challenges around building infrastructure in East Africa.

Dr. David Bekele from Internet Society Ethiopia said that East Africa is leading in Africa regarding internet infrastructure.

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“Six years ago there was no fiber cable reaching the coast but we now have 5 of them” he said.

He however noted that unless East Africa begins to generate its own content, approved the existing infrastructure would not be of much benefit.

Among issues discussed on the 3rd day of the forum included internet costs which are still relatively high compared to international costs. This is majorly brought about by high costs incurred by service providers in establishing infrastructure.

Richard Bell the CEO East Africa Capital Partners said that the return of capital investments is a pulling factor in internet connectivity. He added: “When the cost of bandwidth goes down, pilule the cost of investment goes up”.

He commented on Tanzania’s model where government determines prices saying this is holding the whole region back.

Participants expressed need for governments in East Africa to liberalize the sector since it’s the market that best determines costs.

The President of the Republic of Uganda H.E Yoweri Museveni is expected to officially close this congress on Friday 26th June.
Newly crowned 2015 Uganda Cup Champions and Azam premier league runners-up, information pills SC Villa are expected to arrive in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania on Thursday morning ready for a charity match against giants Young Africans SC (Yanga).

As confirmed by the CEO who doubles as the club’s PRO, dosage Mr. Ivan Kakembo, ed Villa travelled to Tanzania in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and will be playing on Saturday.

“A delegation of 22 people has this morning (Wednesday), 5.00am, departed for Tanzania, where we are to participate in a charity game against Yanga FC (SC),” Mr. Kakembo said in a statement to the media.

The match is organized by Nyumbani Kwanza Media Group and is scheduled to take place on Saturday evening. The main aim of the charity game is to create awareness about the killings of Albinos in Tanzania and the whole region.

“Through this match, we believe we are playing a vital part in the bid to end these killings.

SC Villa is expected back on Monday. The following are the set of players and officials that travelled;

Isaac Kirabira (C), Yeseri Waibi , Paul Patrick Mboowa, Abel Eturude, Taddeo Lwanga, Umar Kasumba, Henry Katongole, Augustine Nsumba,Sulaiman Ochero, Abdul- Karim Kasule, James Kasibante, Robert Achema, Misi Katende, Denis Kamanzi, Henry Mugoya, Ashadu Bugembe, Nicholas  Ssebwato, Jonathan Mugabi.


Topher Musoke- Leader of delegation Ibrahim Kirya- Head Coach

Philip Obwiny- Technical manager

Abdallah Ssemambo- Team doctor


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