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Day: October 17, 2020

Ruparelia Group Announces Attractive Offers To Tenants Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Ruparelia Group Announces Attractive Offers To Tenants Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Business, FEATURED
By Keefa Nuwahereza City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has announced unbelievable offers for tenants at several of his buildings owned under the Ruparelia Group of Companies and Crane Management Services. According to our sources at Crane Management Services Ltd,  the Ruparelia has rolled out a campaign aimed at fostering the development of Uganda’s economy despite the COVID-19 challenges. In a bid to further their resolve to promote economic development, Rajiv Ruparelia, the Managing Director of the Ruparelia Group of Services, has announced a free 3-months rent offer to tenants who seek to secure offices at  four of their buildings which include; Hardware City, Hardware Plaza, Market Plaza and Electrical Plaza. Kingdom Hall Kampala is owned by tycoon Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia...
DR Congo Sex Abuse Claims: WHO Names Independent Investigation Team

DR Congo Sex Abuse Claims: WHO Names Independent Investigation Team

FEATURED, NEWS
By Our Reporter The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that it has named an independent team to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by aid workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Officials from the WHO said on Thursday that they were setting up a seven-person independent commission to investigate claims of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers during the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In an investigation published last month by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and The New Humanitarian, more than 50 women accused aid workers from the WHO and leading charities of demanding sex in exchange for jobs during the 2018-2020 crisis. Leading the WHO inquiry will be Aichatou Mindaoudou, Niger’s former minister of foreign aff...
Museveni Hails Kiplimo On Winning World Half Marathon

Museveni Hails Kiplimo On Winning World Half Marathon

FEATURED, SPORTS
By Our Reporter President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has congratulated Ugandan athlete Jacob Kiplimo upon winning the World Half Marathon in Gadenya, Poland. Shortly after Kiplimo was announced winner of the world record breaking title, President Museveni tweeted thus; “Congratulations to you Jacob Kiplimo on winning Gold for Uganda at the World Half Marathon championship. I also congratulate @joshuacheptege1 and the rest of the team; the Ugandan Flag has been raised so high.” Kiplimo has won the World Half Marathon title in a championship record 58:49. The 19-year-old becomes the first Ugandan athlete to achieve the feat. Kiplimo’s victory added the gloss to an already stellar year for Uganda’s athletics, thanks in a huge part to Joshua Cheptegei, the world record holder of th...
Joshua Cheptegei beaten; World half Marathon Championships Produce World Record

Joshua Cheptegei beaten; World half Marathon Championships Produce World Record

FEATURED, Latest News, SPORTS
Kenyan Peres Jepchirchir lowered her own women’s-only world record, while Ugandan track star Joshua Cheptegei was beaten at the world half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday. Jepchirchir lowered her mark by 18 seconds, clocking 1:05:16 to win by two seconds over German Melat Kejeta. On Sept. 5, Jepchirchir, 27, took 37 seconds off Ethiopian Netsanet Gudeta‘s mark from 2018. The top six women on Saturday all went faster than Gudeta’s old world record. The current and former overall world-record holders in mixed-gender races — Ethiopian Ababel Yeshaneh and Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei — fell together in the 11th mile and finished fifth and sixth. Yeshaneh’s record is 1:04:31. Cheptegei, who broke the 5000m and 10,...
West Ham United Sign Algeria’s Said Benrahma On Season-Long Loan

West Ham United Sign Algeria’s Said Benrahma On Season-Long Loan

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
Said Benrahma became a target after he scored 17 times for Championship club Brentford last season. West Ham United have completed the signing of Said Benrahma on a season-long loan from Brentford, the Premier League club announced on Friday. There had been speculation that the Algeria winger had failed a medical but the Hammers said Benrahma would be moving across London until the end of the current campaign after formalising the deal before Friday's transfer window deadline. However, the 25-year-old will not be available for the clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Said Benrahma became a target after he scored 17 times for Championship club Brentford last season. "I'm very, very happy to be a part of this team," said Benrahma in a West Ham statement. "...