Through his lawyers of Wameli and Company Advocates, Munaabi argues that it is more than 48 hours ever since Ssekitoleko was arrested without being arraigned before any competent court. “Ssekitoleko Julius has been in detention since 23rd July 2021, which is over 96 hours", reads Manabí’s supporting affidavit in part.
Uganda has assembled a team of five marathoners who will participate in the 42 kilometres road events. These include Stephen Kiprotich, Filex Chemonges and Fred Musobo with only two ladies Juliet Chekwel and Immaculate Chemutai.
Beatrice Ayikoru, the Chief de mission to Tokyo at Uganda Olympics Committee, says the organizers are trying to do everything possible to protect the second batch of athletes from the dilemma that affected their colleagues.
The tournament COVID-19 protocols implemented by World Rugby and the Monégasque Rugby Union, which included pre-departure and on arrival PCR testing, revealed the positive results in the Uganda delegation, although the organizing committee never revealed the number of players who tested positive.
The long distance runner will be racing for the first time since his 3000m record attempt in Ostrava three weeks ago in Czech republic. He will be making his first Diamond League appearance of the 2021 seaso