Over 10,000 SDA Youth Camp in Fort Portal

Following a poor performance in the just concluded national basketball league, visit web more about record champions, there Falcons have on Wednesday unveiled a 3 year sponsorship deal with  pay TV Star Times worth Shs250 Million.

“With most of the sports disciplines plunged into management problems, pharm we have decided to venture into basketball and in particular Falcons who seem to have an organized top leadership. We want to build the club into one of the biggest brands in the country and the region at large, “Star Times Marketing Director Aldrine Nsubuga noted at a function held at the company headquarters in Kampala.

According to Nsubuga, the level of organization, passion of fans and the rate at which the game is growing, they decided to partner with Falcons so as to render them moral and financial support and help them move to another level.

“In terms of transport facilities, salaries, bonuses, allowances and anything aimed at taking the team back to the team, all that will be covered as well as using the deal to go to schools and universities identify talents and then nurture them as we increase love and awareness for the game,” the Star Times Marketing Director noted.

Speaking at the function, Falcons Basketball Club chairman Friday Kagoro stressed the increasing rate at which the game is moving noting that his team is a transition to match the growing trends in the game.

“This is shown by the qualification of the national team; Silverbacks to the All Africa Basketball tournament and we shall therefore follow the same trend in a bid to restore our past glory and prosperity,” Kagoro noted.

In an interview with ChimpReports, the national basketball team captain and Falcons player Steven Omony explained that the team is on the right course which he said would lead them to championship in the forthcoming season.

“We are now looking at taking back Falcons to the top of basketball in the country and anything  within our means  be it sponsorship technically or financially, bringing back former players and recruiting new ones will be done to achieve this,” Omony explained.


According to the newly signed 3 year sponsorship deal, the top tier basketball club will now change name to Star Times Falcons.

Falcons Basketball Club’s hopes of winning the league were last season shattered when UCU Canons beat them 58-49 for the latter to proceed to the second round of the Pepsi FUBA Playoffs.

City Oilers last month edged Tiger Head Power 87-75 to claim the 2014 FUBA Airtel basketball league back to back  in men’s side.
The increased shooting, information pills murder and disappearance of citizens in the country have opened up a mixed reaction from the opposition against security installations.

Opposition Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) today expressed concern over the increased shooting of different Muslims clerics in the country without a clear report from the police.

“For the last 6 months, most Ugandans are insecure in their country due to increased killings and police have done literally nothing in bringing the culprits to book, ” Joseph Bossa, the party Vice President told journalists during a press briefing at the party headquarters in Kampala.

Bossa called upon the ruling government to consider beefing up security this year 2015 since it is one of the most fragile political year.

It should be noted that police is currently investigating the increased shooting of Muslims sheikhs and has so far arrested over 20 to help in the investigations.

So far, a number of Muslim clerics have been shot including; Sheikh Dr Abdul Qadr Muwaya, the Shiite leader in Mayuge district, Sheikh Mustapha Bahiga, a Muslim cleric of the Nakasero Tabliq mosque, Sheikh Abdu Karim Sentamu and the list continues.

The opposition leader further blamed government for the creation porous borders allowing more criminals in the country.

“This year, government should ensure that stringent policies and laws are implemented so as to protect the country’s boarders from evil doers.”
Over 10, and 000 Seventh Day Adventist Church (S.D.A) members have camped in Fort Portal for the Western Uganda Field for the Pathfinder Youth Camporee 2015.

The Camporee that kicked off on Monday and ends Saturday has attracted youth from all over the country who are camping at Mitandi Secondary school in the Mountainous Katebwa Sub County, what is ed Bunyangabu County, troche Kabarole District.

Organized by Uganda Union, It’s being held under the Theme: Break the camp and Move Deut 1:6-7.

The aim of the camporee is to express commitment to God, to emphasize spiritual renewal and to explore different talents.

During the camporee, the youth are to be taught how to be job creators, to avoid early pregnancy, about entrepreneurship, Stewardship, Blood donation, physically fitness, HIV AIDS prevention and overcoming temptations during their studies.

Pr. Daniel Matte, the President of the Uganda Union who doubles as SDA Archbishop said the 2015 youth Camporee at Mitandi will bring the youth closer to the Lord, one another as part of the church family and also create desire to have pure hearts free from evil.

Speaking at the opening of the camporee, Kabarole District chairperson, Richard Rwabuhinga said some Christians are sub marine nature.

He said, “The Christians of today are sub marine in nature. Today they pretend to be holy and committed to God but some days they are possessed by evil.”

Rwabuhinga strongly warned the youth to make useful choices and decisions so as to be useful citizens of the country.

“We’re all what we are but a product of our choices. It’s the decisions and choices we make that determine and make us useful members in future.  But also, all the choices we make today will be null and void if we didn’t hold the word of the Lord at heart. Psalms 119:11,” said Rwabuhinga.

He warned the youth against the deadly HIV/AIDS that has claimed the lives of many reckless Ugandans and urged them to keep their lives pure and safe.

“I urge the religious leaders to take the role of spreading the gospel of HIV prevention as priority and incorporate it in their sermons because the disease remains a big challenge to the youth,” Rwabuhinga said.


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