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The General Manager of Sheraton Kampala Hotel Mr. Jean Philippe Bittencourt demonstrates teeing off before the media

Sheraton Golf Challenge set for this weekend

Sheraton Kampala Hotel has announced the return of the Sheraton Golf Challenge, their traditional Golf tournament that takes place in the Sheraton Gardens,  happening this weekend on Saturday, May 20. This year’s theme is celebrating the heritage of Uganda as Sheraton…

May 18, 2017

Female kickboxer Patricia Apolot

Female kickboxer Apolot vows to retain Intercontinental crown

Fresh off a morale boosting outing in Greece, Uganda’s leading female kickboxer, Patricia Apolot hopes to make lighter work of Austria’s Carina Greimel when they face-off this Saturday (May 13, 2017) at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Apolot defeated Greece’s…

May 11, 2017

Masaka SS player takes on Yale SS player during the Copa Coca-Cola tournament kick-off

58 Schools to compete in COPA Coca-Cola football tournament

Approximately 58 teams are converged in Masaka town for the 2017 edition of COPA Coca-Cola grassroots football tournament national championships which commenced on Tuesday at Masaka Recreation grounds in Masaka town. Attended by local area leaders including the RDC and…

May 11, 2017

Marketing Director Mr. Indrajeet Singh Kumar, Katikkiro Owek. Charles Peter Mayigga, Airtel's Remmy Kisakye and Buganda officials unveil the jersey that will be used during the Masaza cup.

Masaza Cup 2017 edition launched

Airtel Uganda has today joined the Buganda Kingdom to launch the 2017 Masaza Cup at a press conference held at the Buganda Kindgom offices in Mengo. The launch event, that comes just a few months after Airtel Uganda signed on…

May 4, 2017

L-R: Shakey Mubiru, Patricia Apolot and Alex Matsiko

Uganda to host World Inter-Continental Kickboxing fight

By Our Reporter The mettle of Ugandan fighters; Patricia Apolot and Alex Matsiko will be test to the limits when they line up against elite European fighters in a showdown codenamed “Reign of Giants II” on May 13. Apolot, nicknamed…

May 3, 2017

Serena Williams pregnant

Photo: Serena Williams pregnant with first child

She won a grand slam while pregnant, so it is perhaps no surprise that Serena Williams aims to return to tennis next year and become a grand slam-winning mom. The tennis great announced Wednesday that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian…

April 20, 2017

St. Mary's Kitende team celebrates winning Copa Coca-Cola Schools Wakiso regional trophy

Kitende beat Budo to clinch Copa Coca-Cola regional trophy

Over the weekend, reigning Wakiso champions St. Mary’s Kitende defeated Budo S.S to retain the Copa Coca-Cola Schools Wakiso regional trophy thanks to fantastic display of talent by Frank Zaga that resulted into the only goal of the game. This…

April 13, 2017

kabaka Birthday Run

Kabaka Birthday Run attracts over 30,000 participants

Thousands of Ugandans gathered at Lubiri, Mengo to take part in the fourth annual Kabaka birthday run. More than 30,000 brave runners including, the young, elderly, politicians, the business community sprinted the 5km, 10km and 21km races, in the event that is…

April 11, 2017

Thousands of people arrive to participate in the Airtel-sposnsored kabaka run Thousands of people arrive to participate in the 2016 Airtel-sponsored Kabaka Birthday Run

Excitement as Kabaka birthday run draws closer

Excitement is brewing among Ugandans as the annual Kabaka birthday run draws closer. Sponsored by Airtel in a partnership deal to sponsor four of the main Buganda Kingdom activities, the 2017 Kabaka Run themed “Fight against sickle cells” has already…

April 3, 2017

Dolphins get financial boost ahead of junior swimming championship

Vivo Energy continues to show support to the sports fraternity with a donation of 5 million shillings to Dolphins swimming club Kampala through its flagship lubricant, Shell Helix. The 5 million shilling goes towards the organisation of Junior swimming championship…

March 29, 2017