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KCCA decide on club name

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By James Robert Kayindi

For a while, the football fraternity across the country has been unsure on the right name for the Kasasiro Boys but it’s now official that effective this season, the team will be called KCCA FC and not KCC FC as the case was previously.

The development has also been backed by the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) despite the fact that a section of former club leaders were against the change of the club name from KCC FC to KCCA FC as mandated by the 2010 KCCA Act.

“This is part of the many changes we have ushered in at the club in the last 100 days in office. Some opportunistic people wanted to portray the club as one on the stock exchange market that grants them shares which is not the case. We inquired from the Capital Market Authority (CMA) and Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) and we were told that the club has never sold shares to anyone. The state of affairs now implies that the club belongs to all the fans in Uganda but under KCCA,” Kabugo, the club chairman revealed.

The chairman bases his arguments on the fact that the club is run and fully funded by the KCCA as an organization. He also demanded that whoever feels they have shares in the club should get involved in its day-to-day running and share the costs of maintaining it.

“We run the club on a Ugx 1.8bn budget annually. It would be worthwhile if those claiming to have shares in the club came on board and footed at least 40% of that sum or pay some of the maintenance fees for the stadium,” Kabugo further told the club’s official website.

Email Robert: Robert.k.circles@gma­il.com

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“Running Out of Trees” relay set for February

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 The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment Alfred Okot Okidi and Uganda Breweries Legal and Corporate relations director Charity Ekudu Kiyemba during the launch of the “Running out of trees” campaign in October last year.

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment Alfred Okot Okidi and Uganda Breweries Legal and Corporate relations director Charity Ekudu Kiyemba during the launch of the “Running out of trees” campaign in October last year.

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Preparations are in high gear for the 2-day “Running out of Trees” relay from Kampala to Gulu.

The relay that will have 33 high profile and diverse runners run 10 kilometers each, is set to take place on Feb 7th and 8th February 2020. Flag off will be at Parliament.

The “Running out of Trees Campaign” spearheaded by Uganda Breweries Limited in partnership with Ministry of Water and Environment, was launched in October 2019.

The campaign seeks to rally Corporate Companies to come together and respond to the growing concern of deforestation in the country.

So far, a number of companies have come on board to support the campaign including Liberty Assurance which recently handed over a cheque of UGX 5,000,000 to UBL towards the run. Other companies include TOTAL Uganda and Stanbic Uganda among others.

The objective of this run is to rally every Ugandan to embrace April 25, 2020, the national day of tree planting on which 40million people in Uganda will be expected to plant and grow at least one tree.

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Photos: Fortebet gifts Hoima, Masindi, Kiboga and Kabango clientele

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It was a weekend to remember as Fortebet appreciated it customers in the areas of Hoima, Masindi, Lwamata and Kabango. Just as it has done in all the other parts of Uganda, Fortebet even this weekend gave out lots of gifts to its customers in the above mentioned places.


Many of them walked away with Techno phone, T-shirts, caps, wristbands, pens and many more. Away from the branches, Fortebet also visited and donated to bodaboda riders reflector jackets in Masindi and Hoima. 50 riders benefitted from this free offer.


“What Fortebet has done in Masindi has never been done by any other betting company. They way you have been ‘making gifts rain’ indeed confirms that Fortebet is big. I am so happy that I have been one of the many winners. I am now remaining with one thing-winning 100 million,” said one of the phone winners in Masindi.
This weekend, Fortebet will visit and gift its clients in Kyengera, Kitemu and Nsangi. Don’t miss, be there and win!

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Singleton Golf Challenge returns for 4th season

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Eddy Kenzo entertains guest during the Singleton Match Play Challenge 19th hole experience.

Eddy Kenzo entertains guests during the Singleton Match Play Challenge 19th hole experience.

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The Entebbe Golf Club was draped in all white on Saturday night as the Singleton Match Play Challenge celebrated the opening round of their 2020
edition during an all-white 19th hole experience that took place at the picturesque course.

Undoubtedly one of the most sought after golfing tournaments in the country, the 2020 edition opened up with a bang as over 100 golfers tried their best to make the cut and be part of the 64 pairs that will in the course of the next seven months go head to head on the grueling course for a chance at the grand prize.

The night also saw the cream of Uganda’s golfing fraternity dine and make merry to the start of an action-packed season. Hosted by celebrated comedian Patrick Salvador Idringi, the night was filled with laughter and comedic wit as Salvador took guests and revelers on an emotional rollercoaster with jokes on end.

60 pairs joined the defending champions while the other three pairs (wild cards) were picked by the sponsor(s) to make the final 64 pairs. These will be playing starting on February 8, March 14, April 18, May 9, and June 20 all the way to the grand finale that is slated to take place on July 18.

Addressing guests at the event UBL’s head of Whisky Portfolio Annette Nakiyaga couldnot hide her excitement at how big a vision the Singleton Match Play Championship has become.

“I cannot tell you how excited I am that we are doing this once more, if the last three years have taught us anything is that with hard work, commitment and determination we can build something as big as this. I have a feeling that this is going to be yet another exciting year at the Singleton,” said Annette Nakiyaga, UBL’s Head of Luxury Portfolio.

The winning pair will get a fully-paid trip to watch the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic, a series which has welcomed some of the best golfers including Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson. There will also be business class return air tickets for the first and second runner-up pairs, as well as the winners of the subsidiary events in both the men’s and ladies’ categories. Other prizes include monthly subscription packages on DStv, golf accessories and HTC goodies.

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