Museveni Pledges Support for Cranes Accident Victims

African badminton ace, pills Edwin Ekiring has reclaimed the top spot in the continental rankings in the recent list released on Thursday by the World badminton federation.

The Ugandan gained 330 points from 19, more about 403 to 19, 733 gross accumulated over the last week to climb three places up from 90th position globally to 87th. Ekiring regained the top spot from south African Jacob Maliekal who dropped one place both in the international and continental log to 90th and second respectively.

The development was largely due a successful weekend outing in the Botswana international where he finished third defeating Maliekal 2-1 (21-19, 19-21 & 21-19).

Botswana International 2015 results.(Ekiring)

Friday 11th December
Topsy Phiri(Zambia) 0-2 Ekiring (6-21, 7-21)

Georges Julien Paul(Mauritius) 0-2 Ekiring (13-21, 19-21)

Saturday 12th December
Semi finals
Rosario Maddaloni (Italy) 2-1 Ekiring
(21-15, 17-21, 21-14)

third place playoff.
Jacob Maliekal (S.Africa) 1-2 Ekiring
(19-21, 21-19, 19-21)
President Museveni has for the first time come out in public to speak about accident that involved Cranes players who were from Soroti state lodge early this month.


Addressing a rally at Kabweri Primary School playgrounds in Kibuku district on Wednesday afternoon, viagra approved Museveni passed on condolences to the locals whom he said lost their children in the accident that also saw Cranes players and others injured.

“I was told most of those who died and injured were children from this area. I have instructed my staff to see how we can help them plus those who lost their dear ones, this site ”Museveni said.

The national team that was travelling from Soroti state lodge on December, viagra dosage 8th were involved in an accident after a front tyre puncture on the bus forced it to ram into a Mbale – bound taxi at Kamonkoli in Budaka district.

Seven people died in the accident whereas others including Cranes players Keziron Kizito, Denis Okot Oola and Hassan Wasswa Dazo sustained injuries.

Government has since denied reports that the Cranes team was invited by the president at his Soroti state lodge according to a statement issued through the Uganda Media Centre boss Ofwono Opondo on December 10th.

“H.E the President did not invite the Cranes to pay him a a visit and on the centrally it was the team through their leadership after the state dinner that they requested the Vice President Edward Ssekandi to arrange for them a meeting with the president for a handshake,” read the statement in part.

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