2017 Afcon: Neighbours Democratic Republic of Congo caught up in their Zaire incarnation

2017 Afcon: Neighbours Democratic Republic of Congo caught up in their Zaire incarnation

Nickname: The Leopards Previous Appearances: 17 (1965, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2013 and 2015) Best Finish: Champions (1968 and 1974) Who are they? Two-time winners in their Zaire incarnation, the current iteration are gradually fighting their way back into reckoning, helped largely by the club […]

2017 Afcon: Gabon driven mostly by Borussia Dortmund’s Aubameyang

2017 Afcon: Gabon driven mostly by Borussia Dortmund’s Aubameyang

Nickname: The Panthers Previous appearances: 6 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2010, 2012, 2015) Best finish: Quarterfinals (2012) Who are they ? One of Africa’s lower-tier sides, the Panthers, driven mostly by the star appeal of Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, used the occasion of being co-hosts of the 2012 tournament to impose themselves on the continent’s consciousness […]

Senegal name strong squad for African Cup of Nations 2017

Senegal name strong squad for African Cup of Nations 2017

Senegal restored experienced defender Cheikh Mbengue and striker Moussa Sow to their 23-man squad for this month’s African Nations Cup finals in Gabon. The pair had missed November’s World Cup qualifier in South Africa but both return to participate at their third Nations Cup tournament. Henri Saviet of St Etienne was also recalled by coach […]

VIDEO: Danger as Museveni, Egyptian President’s guards fight at State House Entebbe

VIDEO: Danger as Museveni, Egyptian President’s guards fight at State House Entebbe

Video footage of Special Forces Command Presidential guards at State House, Entebbe clashed with Egyptian President, His Excellency Field Marshal Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s guards on Sunday. READ: Egyptian President Fattah El-Sisi in Uganda to meet Museveni The short clip seen by TheUgandan shows the SFC Commandoes who guard Gen. Museveni and his family battled with […]

Kenya marks 53rd Jamhuri Day today

Kenya marks 53rd Jamhuri Day today

Uganda’s neighbors and biggest trading partner Kenya is officially marking the date the East African country got independence from Britain on December 12, 1963. On this day, Kenyans celebrate the country’s cultural heritage and look back at their country’s journey to independence. Besides the President Uhuru Kenyatta’s speech, there is elaborate military display, song, dance […]

Old Entebbe beats Nairobi among most visited cities

Old Entebbe beats Nairobi among most visited cities

Kenyans are at pain to point out the tumble of their capital city, Nairobi having fewer visitors in the last eight months as compared to Uganda’s former administrative capital Entebbe. A report by global payments and technology company Mastercard called the Index of Global Destination Cities revealed that Entebbe received 616,700 visitors while Nairobi had […]