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It’s only a few hours to the kickoff of the 2015 AFCON Group E first leg qualifying game between Uganda Cranes and Togo’s Sparrow Hawks at Namboole stadium.

The home team, purchase http://cdcsmiles.com/wp-admin/includes/credits.php according to their tactician Milutin Micho is in good shape and ready for their opponents.

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The Cranes coach is set to have a selection problem due to a wide pool of players he has and all are fit and prepared for the clash.

For the visitors who arrived on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport aboard a private KT 2040 jet are also in fine form after having an afternoon training session at Namboole stadium.

Head To Head

The 2 teams have in the past met 4 times and the visitors have emerged victors (in 2000 and 2001) whereas the Cranes have only salvaged 2 points from the encounters with the Sparrow Hawks one in the All Africa games and the other in a friendly game.

Security Tightened

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At Namboole, security has been beefed up by both Military and Uganda Police led by the Director of Operations Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

“The access controls put in place will ensure no chances are taken as far as ensuring these regulations are implemented before and during the game tomorrow. We expect all Ugandans here in support of their team,” he warned at a joint Press Conference with FUFA President Moses Magogo at Namboole on Friday.

The Cranes were 2 nil winners against Guinea last month thanks to a brace from South African based marksman  Geoffrey Massa whereas Togo haven’t won any Group game after losing  3-2 to Ghana in Lome in their previous encounter.

Uganda is at the helm of Group E with 4 points the same with Ghana but the former with a better goal difference. Meanwhile, the Sparrow Hawks, lie at the bottom of Group E without a point collected in their previous games.

2015 AFCON Qualifiers:

Uganda Vs.Togo

Namboole Stadium 4:00pm
Its only a few hours to the kickoff of the 2015 AFCON Group E first leg qualifying game between Uganda Cranes and Togo’s Sparrow Hawks at Namboole stadium.

 

The home team, case http://churchofthekingmcallen.org/wp-admin/includes/screen.php according to their tactician Milutin Micho is in good shape and ready for their opponents.

 

“The players are psychologically, remedy http://cmlsociety.org/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/pipe.php physically and mentally prepared,” he told journalists.

 

The Cranes coach is set to have a selection problem due to a wide pool of players he has and all are fit and prepared for the game.

 

For the visitors who arrived on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport aboard a private KT 2040 jet are also in fine form after having an afternoon training session at Namboole stadium.

Head To Head

The 2 teams have in the past met 4 times and the visitors have emerged victors (in 2000 and 2001) whereas the Cranes have only salvaged 2 points from the encounters with the Sparrow Hawks one in the All Africa games and the other in a friendly game.

Security Tightened

At Namboole, security has been beefed up by both Military and Uganda Police led by the Director of Operations Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

 

“The access controls put in place will ensure no chances are taken as far as ensuring these regulations are implemented before and during the game tomorrow. We expect all Ugandans here in support of their team,” he warned at a joint Press Conference with FUFA President Moses Magogo at Namboole on Friday.

 

The Cranes were 2 nil winners against Guinea last month thanks to a brace from South African based marksman  Geoffrey Massa whereas Togo haven’t won any Group game after losing  3-2 to Ghana in Lome in their previous encounter.

 

Uganda is at the helm of Group E with 4 points the same with Ghana but the former with a better goal difference. Meanwhile, the Sparrow Hawks, lie at the bottom of Group E without a point collected in their previous games.

2015 AFCON Qualifiers:

Uganda Vs.Togo

Namboole Stadium 4:00pm

 

 

 

 
Police in Kampala have started investigating circumstances under which a 23 year old woman identified as Jane Nabayinda died yesterday October 10th at a clinic in Makindye.

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Kabalagala Police Station D.P.C, Francis Chemusto says that the information they so far have shows  that Nabayinda has been a married woman and they suspect that she got the pregnancy outside her marriage which could be the reason as to why she had decided to arbor t.

“We moved in, we have arrested the medical workers at the clinic, we hope they will cooperate and lead us as we investigate the death of the young woman,” said Chemusto.

Her body has been conveyed to Mulago National Referral Hospital for postmortem.
It’s only a few hours to the kickoff of the 2015 AFCON Group E first leg qualifying game between Uganda Cranes and Togo’s Sparrow Hawks at Namboole stadium.

The home team, store http://cgdt.org.br/components/com_k2/views/item/tmpl/item.php according to their tactician Milutin Micho is in good shape and ready for their opponents.

“The players are psychologically, nurse http://crememinceur.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/jetpack.php physically and mentally prepared,” he told journalists this week.

The Cranes coach is set to have a selection problem due to a wide pool of players he has and all are fit and prepared for the clash.

For the visitors who arrived on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport aboard a private KT 2040 jet are also in fine form after having an afternoon training session at Namboole stadium.

Head To Head

The 2 teams have in the past met 4 times and the visitors have emerged victors (in 2000 and 2001) whereas the Cranes have only salvaged 2 points from the encounters with the Sparrow Hawks one in the All Africa games and the other in a friendly game.

Security Tightened

At Namboole, security has been beefed up by both Military and Uganda Police led by the Director of Operations Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

“The access controls put in place will ensure no chances are taken as far as ensuring these regulations are implemented before and during the game tomorrow. We expect all Ugandans here in support of their team,” he warned at a joint Press Conference with FUFA President Moses Magogo at Namboole on Friday.

The Cranes were 2 nil winners against Guinea last month thanks to a brace from South African based marksman  Geoffrey Massa whereas Togo haven’t won any Group game after losing  3-2 to Ghana in Lome in their previous encounter.

Uganda is at the helm of Group E with 4 points the same with Ghana but the former with a better goal difference. Meanwhile, the Sparrow Hawks, lie at the bottom of Group E without a point collected in their previous games.

2015 AFCON Qualifiers:

Uganda Vs.Togo

Namboole Stadium 4:00pm
Following the threat of a possible Marburg outbreak in the country, clinic http://catsa.mx/components/com_k2/views/item/tmpl/itemform.php the United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization have joined the Ugandan government through ministry of Health in creating awareness and surveillance to this disease through providing technical and logistical support.

UNICEF has also committed to provide technical support in the area of training health workers to equip them with the right information and knowledge about the disease.

Sean Blaschke, advice UNICEF Health Specialist says it is critical to ensure health workers’ safety and this can be realized through the provision of information to the teams on their roles in term of examining the suspected cases.

“At this stage, contact tracing and isolation is our number one priority. Early triage is very important,” he explains. Blaschke has just returned from Liberia where UNICEF is supporting the Liberian government fight the Ebola epidemic.

In addition, the agencies will play a key role in strengthening surveillance at both community and facility level through mTrac, (a UNICEF innovation) that supports Ministry of Health in nationwide disease surveillance and medicine tracking system to over 20,000 health workers at all 3,500 government health facilities.

According to World Health Organization, Marburg virus causes the Marburg hemorrhagic fever.  The virus belongs to the same family of viruses as Ebola and is highly contagious.

“WHO is providing technical support and has deployed a team of experts from the WHO Regional Office to support national and district response,” said Dr. Fisseha Solomon, Medical Officer, and Disaster Preparedness.

The Director General Health Services, Ministry of Health, Dr. Jane Aceng says government is engaging various partners to support in areas of their comparative advantage and expertise. She adds that partners have been assigned to various sub committees which feed into the National Task Force chaired by the Ministry of Health.

As a member of the Ministry of Health Social Mobilization task force, UNICEF and WHO will run a countrywide media campaign to sensitize the masses on the dangers and precautionary measures to take.

“We are providing technical expertise and financial support to ensure that messaging is directed through the mass media, social networks as well as use of Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials,” Aida Girma, UNICEF Representative noted.

Symptoms

People with Marburg experience fever, headache and muscle pain. Five days later, a rash across the chest, back and stomach may be observed. Nausea, vomiting, chest pain, sore throat, abdominal pain and diarrhoea may also occur.


How it is spread?

Marburg is spread when one gets in contact with body fluids like blood, vomitus of those affected.

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