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UDF Kickboxer Tugume Vows  To Knockout American Robert In Intercontinental Fight

UDF Kickboxer Tugume Vows To Knockout American Robert In Intercontinental Fight

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Ugandan renowned kickboxer Titus Tugume, who made headlines after his controversial fight with Moses Golola some time back, is back in the ring, this time with an American called Robert 2020. Tugume is set to battle it out with Robert for an Intercontinental Fight which will be held on Tuesday October 27, at Green Lounge, in Muyenga, a city suburb. Titus Tugume addressing the press conference He revealed this today during a press conference that was held at Green Lounge Hotel in Muyenga, Kampala and graced  by high ranking UPDF officers, among them Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, the UPDF deputy spokesperson, among others. After parading some of his trophies and belts from previous fights,  Tugume assured all and sundry that  he is ready to send Robe...
UPDF, Uganda Media Center Mourn Col. Bantariza’s Demise

UPDF, Uganda Media Center Mourn Col. Bantariza’s Demise

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By Our Reporter The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), the Uganda Media Centre and all Ugandans at large are mourning the untimely demise of Rtd. Col. Shaban Bantariza, who  died on Tuesday morning at Mulago Referral Hospital. Although the actual cause of his death is not yet confirmed by family members, some say he died of COVID-19 while others contend that he succumbed to hypertension. Col. Bantariza, who was the deputy Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre and deputy government Spokesperson, will be missed by many whose lives he touched directly or directly and many Ugandans have since sent in their condolences to his family. Ofwono Opondo, the Executive Director of the UMC and government spokesperson, wrote thus on twitter; “SAD NEWS: The Executive Direc...
President Museveni Appoints Col Aheebwa Deputy Chief Political Commissar

President Museveni Appoints Col Aheebwa Deputy Chief Political Commissar

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By Keefa Nuwahereza President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who is the Commander In Chief Of Defence Forces, has appointed Colonel Nelson Ahebwa as the new Deputy Chief Political Commissar. This was revealed by the deputy Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, who revealed that Col. Ahebwa will take over from Col. Ba-hoku Barigye, who on Wednesday handed over the office of the UPDF Deputy Chief Political Commissar (D/CPC) to Col Aheebwa Col. Ba-hoku Barigye addresses UPDF officers during the handover ceremony Akiiki revealed in a tweet that Col. Barigye has sine been appointed by the CIC as the new Defence Attaché to Cuba. Col. Barigye and Col. Ahebwa pose with other UPDF officers in a group photo after the handover ceremony Col. Barigye is the ...