Disability Sport – Case of Struggles, Neglect and Slim Hope

[Monitor] Kampala -Below the waistline, Anthony Opio’s limbs are crippled. He has born that disability since birth. Yet the 32-year old’s brave heart harbours ambitions many non-disabled beings cannot imagine.

[Monitor] Kampala -Below the waistline, Anthony Opio's limbs are crippled. He has born that disability since birth. Yet the 32-year old's brave heart harbours ambitions many non-disabled beings cannot imagine.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ugandan Rugby Needs to Widen Its Player Base

[Monitor] There maybe an innocence in the giggles, but purpose courses through the player with ball in hand as he cuts loose. An injury break in the third placement Uganda Cup match between Betway Kobs and Toyota Buffaloes has given the ball boys a cha…

[Monitor] There maybe an innocence in the giggles, but purpose courses through the player with ball in hand as he cuts loose. An injury break in the third placement Uganda Cup match between Betway Kobs and Toyota Buffaloes has given the ball boys a chance to have a kick about at Legends Club.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas, Official UNAA Uganda Festival Venue

[Monitor] Ugandans living in North America under their umbrella UNAA Causes have set the 2017 summer’s ultimate event (their annual convention) at the Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas.

[Monitor] Ugandans living in North America under their umbrella UNAA Causes have set the 2017 summer's ultimate event (their annual convention) at the Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Invest in Research, Urges Group

[Times of Zambia] National Technology Business Centre chief executive Luwodzya Mwale says there is need for Zambia to invest in research and development to help raise the country’s industry base.

[Times of Zambia] National Technology Business Centre chief executive Luwodzya Mwale says there is need for Zambia to invest in research and development to help raise the country's industry base.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Women Target More Leadership Roles in Ugandan Sports Bodies

[Monitor] Kisubi -The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) is laying strategies to ensure women occupy at least 50 per cent of leadership roles in Ugandan sports federations in the next five years. Through the Women in Sport Commission, UOC has so far traine…

[Monitor] Kisubi -The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) is laying strategies to ensure women occupy at least 50 per cent of leadership roles in Ugandan sports federations in the next five years. Through the Women in Sport Commission, UOC has so far trained 232 women in modern sports management. 200 of those have attained certificates in sports management while 32 are to be honoured with diplomas in Advanced Sports Management.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzanians Shouldn’t Slip in Human Rights

[Citizen] Tanzania joined the rest of the world in observing Human Rights Day yesterday. It was marked a day after Tanganyika, which merged with Zanzibar to form Tanzania, celebrated its 55th Independence Anniversary. It was also observed one month sho…

[Citizen] Tanzania joined the rest of the world in observing Human Rights Day yesterday. It was marked a day after Tanganyika, which merged with Zanzibar to form Tanzania, celebrated its 55th Independence Anniversary. It was also observed one month short of Zanzibar's 53th year since the sultanate oligarchy was overthrown. So, our country is supposed to have made phenomenal progress in human rights. But has it done so?

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania