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Day: November 5, 2020

Harry Kane’s 200th goal for Tottenham in his 300th game – puts him above Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Thierry Henry

Harry Kane’s 200th goal for Tottenham in his 300th game – puts him above Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Thierry Henry

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Harry Kane scored his 200th Tottenham Hotspur goal in just his 300th game for the club in their Europa League clash at Ludogorets on Thursday evening. The England captain, who scored his first goal for the club back in 2011 against Shamrock Rovers, had to wait nine years to complete his double century. It came in the same competition as he put the visitors 1-0 up in their Europa League clash in Bulgaria with a well-placed header from a corner. Lucas Moura got on the scoresheet just after the half hour mark to give Spurs a 2-0 lead. Kane becomes the third Spurs player to reach the landmark and is behind only Bobby Smith and Jimmy Greaves in the club’s record scorers list. Kane, 27, is now officially more prolific than Premier League legends Thierry Henry, A...
Binance is Closing shops in Uganda.

Binance is Closing shops in Uganda.

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After a two-long year stay in operations, Binance Uganda, one of the African outposts for the world's largest crypto exchange, will be shutting its doors on November 11. The closure follows a mission by Binance to cut down on losses, which also sees British Isle-based exchange, Binance Jersey, shut down its businesses on November 30th. The East African country has enjoyed the exchange’s services from the fall of 2018, offering a direct platform for Ugandans to use the Shilling to purchase cryptocurrencies. The launch of Binance UG targeted efforts to promote crypto adoption across the continent, using the country as a starting point to taking over the African market. Why Binance UG is shutting down In an interview explaining the recent closure of the Ugandan branch, Bin...
Gov’t Bans Importation Of Chicks Over Deadly Influenza Outbreak

Gov’t Bans Importation Of Chicks Over Deadly Influenza Outbreak

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The government of Uganda has banned the importation of Day Old chicks and eggs from Netherlands and other countries following an outbreak of a deadly influenza that can easily be transmitted humans by the birds. The ban was issued by Dr. Aminah Namwabira,  the Senior Veterinary Inspector at Entebbe International Issued,  who revealed in a letter dated November 4th, 2020 that the government had taken this drastic measure in a bid to safeguard Ugandans from contracting the deadly influenza, especially at a time when the country is battling with the COVID-19 pandemic.   Dr. Namwabira’s letter, titled 'BAN ON IMPORTS OF DAY OLD CHICKS, HATCHING EGGS AND OTHER POULTRY PRODUCTS FROM NETHERLANDS’ reads in part thus; Following an outbreak of Highly P...
Veteran NBS TV Host Sheikh Kaliisa To Be Buried On Friday.

Veteran NBS TV Host Sheikh Kaliisa To Be Buried On Friday.

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By Our Reporter Fallen Islamic scholar  Sheikh Anas Kaliisa, who died  on Wednesday under mysterious circumstances, is set to be buried on Friday November 6th, 2020, according to family sources. Sheikh Kaliisa, who was the elder brother of NBS TV boss Kin Kariisa and used to host a popular  talk-show known as  ‘Ensi Nebyayo’ on the same TV station, passed away at him shortly after returning home from office, although  he had not reported any illness. Some of the mourners who attended prayers for Sheikh Anas Kaliisa's body On Thursday, his body was taken to Kibuli Mosque for Salat-al-Janazah (Islamic prayer for the dead), which was attended by several politicians, among them presidential contenders Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine, Lt. Gen. Henr...