Museveni Arrives in US As Kutesa Hands Over UN Presidency

Gabon marked a decade long return back to the women Afrobasket with a sweet victory as they overwhelmingly thrashed Uganda women’s team, purchase and the Gazelles 70-39 in the opening group A match in Yaounde, tadalafil Cameroun.

Uganda started on a back foot making only nine points in the first quarter with their west African opponents doubling their efforts. Peace Proscovia stepped up the attack scoring four points to help the Gazelles to win the second quarter 16-11 reducing the gap to only four points into half time.

The Ugandans who missed the services of American based Sharon Karungi and Claire Lamunu could not resist furthers as they only added fourteen to their tally losing the remaining quarters 20-8 and 21-6.

Gabon’s Geraldine Robert Yema earned the match best player with 19 Points and 17 rebounds while Peace Proscovia was the best for the Gazelles scoring nine Points, eight rebounds but no single assist.

Uganda will face Mozambique on Friday before tussling with Cameroun on Saturday, South Africa on Monday and summing group stages with Mali a day later.

Uganda’s fixture:
24 September 2015
Gabon 70–39 Uganda
[18–9,11–16, 20–8, 21–6]

25 September
Mozambique vs. Uganda

26 September
Uganda vs. Cameroon


28 September
Uganda vs. South Africa

29 September
Uganda vs. Mali

President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in New York for the 70th United Nations General Assembly that will see Uganda hand over the Presidency of the United Nations to Denmark.

The 70th President of the General Assembly is now Mr. Moggens Lykettoft who replaces Foreign Affairs Minister Hon Sam Kutesa.

Kutesa was in June last year elected to head the UN General Assembly, website like this following endorsement by the African Union Executive Council and withdraw of Cameroonian Foreign Minister Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo.

Museveni, this site who is accompanied by the First Lady and Minister for Karamoja Affairs Hon. Janet Museveni, was received by officials of the US government, the outgoing Sam Kutesa and Uganda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Richard Nduhuura at the J F Kennedy International Airport.

President Museveni will co-chair the opening plenary meeting of the summit for the adoption of the post 2015 Development agenda with the Prime Minister of Denmark H.E Lars Lokke Rasmussen shortly after His Holiness Pope Francis’s address to the General assembly tomorrow Friday 25th, 2015.

The President will this afternoon be the keynote speaker on the theme,Intra-African Investment, programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa and Regional Economic Integration,” at the African Heads of State Investment and working Lunch.



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