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Gov’t to Pay Monthly Salaries, Build Houses for Commonwealth Games Medalists

President Yoweri Museveni has said government will pay monthly salaries to the medalists at the just concluded Commonwealth games and build houses for those that won gold. The president was speaking at a luncheon he hosted together with the Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, at State House, Entebbe

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Uganda Commonwealth Games Team Returns Home to Heroes’ Welcome

The team that represented Uganda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia was on Thursday afternoon given a heroes’ welcome as they returned to the country. The team that touched down at Entebbe at around 1:00PM was welcomed by the first lady also minister of Education and Sports Mrs

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Uganda’s Cheptegei Wins Second Gold Medal in 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ugandan long distance runner Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has Friday won his second Gold Medal in the ongoing 2018 Common Wealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Cheptegei completed the double by winning the men's 10,000m final with a record finish time of 27:19.62. Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed came second with a finish time of 27.20.56 to

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Museveni: I’m Proud of Cheptegei for Winning Gold at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has praised Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei gold in the men's 5000m final at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. "Congratulations to Joshua Cheptegei for winning Gold in the Men's 5,000m at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia," wrote Museveni on Sunday. "Your country is proud of you!" Cheptegei

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Joshua Cheptegei Dedicates Silver Medal to President Museveni

Ugandan long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has dedicated his IAAF World Championships Silver Medal  to President Yoweri Museveni. Cheptegei won the medal after finishing second in the men’s 10,000m race on Friday with a time of 26:49.94 behind Sir Mo Farah of Great Britain. “I dedicate a prestigious World 10000m Silver Medal to

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Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei Wins Silver in London

Ugandan long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei on Friday won a silver medal at the 2017 IAAF World Championships happening in London, UK. Cheptegei, who took part in the men's 10,000m race, came second with a time of 26:49.94, finishing behind Sir Mo Farah of Great Britain. Kenya's Paul Tanui finished third with a

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