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US, African partners prepare for start of exercise Justified Accord 2024

US, African partners prepare for start of exercise Justified Accord 2024

Justified Accord 2024 is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa, running from February 26 - March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), and...

Egypt: Human Rights Group and its Director Threatened and Smeared

Egypt: Human Rights Group and its Director Threatened and Smeared

Ahmed Salem, the director of the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights, has been under an aggressive smear campaign after the rights group issued a report on Egypt's construction of a...

US Accused of Killing Cuban Doctors in Somalia Airstrike

US Accused of Killing Cuban Doctors in Somalia Airstrike

A U.S. Predator drone armed with a Hellfire missile flies on a combat mission over Afghanistan in 2008. (Photo: Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt/U.S. Air Force) The United States military said...

Breaking: ALM African Persons of the Year ceremony now holds 15 March 2024

Breaking: ALM African Persons of the Year  ceremony now holds 15 March 2024

The African Leadership Organisation (UK) announces the rescheduling of the highly-anticipated African Persons of the Year Ceremony, which was originally slated for February 22-23, 2024. The event will now take...

Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

DAR ES SALAAM, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian authorities on Monday called for efforts to protect Tanzania's beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. "The beaches are often littered with...

Could the US and other states be implicated in South Africa’s genocide case against Israel?

Could the US and other states be implicated in South Africa’s genocide case against Israel?

On January 26, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) released its order to grant provisional measures in South Africa’s case against Israel for genocide. The same day, the US District...

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US, African partners prepare for start of exercise Justified Accord 2024

US, African partners prepare for start of exercise Justified Accord 2024

Justified Accord 2024 is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa, running from February 26 - March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), and...

Tanzania set to host Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting on justice for all

Tanzania set to host Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting on justice for all

The United Republic of Tanzania is all set to welcome ministers and attorneys-general to the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting, which will open in Zanzibar on 4 March 2024. Held every...

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On the opening day of the 6th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) meeting, environmental experts and advocates united to demand decisive action against the ongoing climate and...

Rwanda Space Agency and POLSA Strengthen Partnership Ties

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Col. Ngabo and Prof. Grzegorz Wrochna. Credit: Rwanda Space Agency Ibadan, 27 February 2024. – The Rwanda Space Agency (RSA) and the Polish Space Agency (POLSA) have signed a Memorandum...

Malta to attend Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in Tanzania

Malta to attend Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in Tanzania

The United Republic of Tanzania is all set to welcome ministers and attorneys-general, including from Malta, to the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting, which will open in Zanzibar on 4 March...

Kenyans react as Ruto, Raila and Museveni hold talks in Uganda

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President William Ruto, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, and ODM leader Raila Odinga having a discussion in Uganda at Museveni's Kisozi country home in Uganda. Image: PCS Ruto and Raila also...

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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

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Uganda Cranes over the weekend confirmed their place at the 2022 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after eliminating Tanzania 4-0 on aggregate.

Coach Milutin Sredojevic alias Micho was happy with the performance of his charges both home and away and stated the team had better preparations compared to Tanzania.

Coach Milutin Sredojevic addressing the media after the game.

“First of all, I am happy to guide Uganda back to CHAN for the sixth time but for me this is third time as a coach in charge,” he started before adding, “I take this opportunity to thank the players and the technical team for working together to get the best results and performance from the two games against Tanzania.”

Micho attributed the results to good preparation indicating having the team together for long helped to achieve a lot.

Uganda Cranes training at Kampala Quality School.

“I want to thank FUFA for giving us an enabling environment. We summoned the players during off season and thus we needed time to work on so many aspects including fitness of players before entering the competitive phase,” said Micho.

“Additionally, the friendly games against Ethiopia and Zanzibar helped to put us in good shape. We didn’t get good results there but we kept working on the grey areas and thankfully, the team did well against Tanzania.”

Uganda Cranes players celebrate a goal at Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium.

Uganda won the first leg 1-0 in Dar es Salaam before completing the task with a 3-0 win at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on Saturday.

The 2022 edition will be played in January next year with Algeria hosting the biennial tournament only played by footballers playing in their native domestic leagues.Source FUFA

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