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Ugandan born athlete, Joshua Cheptegei set a new 5,000m world record in Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday, 15th August.

Cheptegei’s new world road 5 km record of 12:51 in Monaco, bests the old fastest time by 9 seconds and at the same time sets a new 5000 metres world record of 12:35:36 in Monaco, breaking Kenenisa Bekele’s 16-year old world record of 12:37.35 set in Hengelo.

Joshua has since been bathed with different congratulatory messages from fellow citizens and Ugandan nationals world-over.

Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (born 12 September 1996) is a Ugandan long-distance runner.

In 2017, he became the silver medalist in the 10,000 meters run at the World Championship in London.

In 2018, he set a world record for the 15 km road race and became the World Cross Country champion in 2019.

That year at the World Championships in Doha, he won a gold medal in the 10,000 meters men’s final.

Joshua Cheptegei’s career;

He is a silver medalist in the 10,000 metres at the 2017 World Championships in London.

He also competed in the 10,000 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing finishing ninth.

He ran at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres, finishing eighth and sixth respectively.

Cheptegei was the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres champion at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Cheptegei is the four-time winner of the Zevenheuvelenloop 15 km road race in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

In 2018 Cheptegei set the world record for a 15 km road race. He finished in 41:05 and improved the world record by 8 seconds, formerly set by Leonard Komon at the Zevenheuvelenloop in 2010.

Abrar Osman finished second with 42:34 and the 2017 5000 m world champion Muktar Edris placed third with 42:56.

Cheptegei was the winner of the senior men’s race at the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark.

He won in 31:40 on the 10.24 km course. Ugandan teammate Jacob Kiplimo finished second in 31:44.

As Thomas Ayeko placed 7th and Josehp Ayeko tenth, Uganda won the team first place title.

Congratulations Joshua!

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Coopy Bly and wife expecting second baby

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Renown Dancehall gospel singer Emmanuel Edwin Kusaasira, commonly known as Coopy Bly, and his baby mama Anne Marie Redan are about to welcome their second baby.

The singer shared the update concerning their marriage on Facebook with overwhelming joy as he revealed that it was all a result of the lockdown.

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Amakunguula ga lock down mulowooza tegaatere kulabika? Glory To God, Baby on Board

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The happily married couple who made the “I DO” vows on November 26th, 2016 are blessed with a daughter who is now about two years old.



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I ditched the house girl job because my boss was hitting on me

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Singer Annet Nandujja shared her life story revealing how she got pregnant at a tender age and was forced to leave home for some time before she came to Kampala.

During the Mwasuze Mutya show on Spark TV with Faridah Nakazibwe, Annet Nandujja stressed that she first got pregnant at the age of 15.

When her mom found out that she was heavy, she embarked on caning her almost every day something that forced her to flea from home to her aunts’ place, a journey she trekked for three good days.

After giving birth and when her baby had turned a year, her mother brought her to Kampala where she got a job as a house-help in Makerere where she worked for six months without getting paid.

Read Also: Annet Nandujja cautions artists about vulgar lyrics

She added that she was always overworked and would sleep at around 2:00 am.



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Sheilah Gashumba buries God’s Plan

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City socialite Sheilah Carol Gashumba and Marcus Ali Lwaga aka God’s Plan are no longer an item.

And if Sheilah’s recent actions are anything to go by, there is no hope of reconciliation.

This after Sheilah decided to bury the Gods Plan’s tattoo on her back, replacing it with angel wings.

Not surprisingly, God’s Plan reacted to the new tattoo with jubilation.

The former Arsenal youth football club player rushed to his social media and praised God for Sheilah’s move.

Dear God thank you,” Gods Plan tweeted.

The love birds are said to have broken up in late 2020, after dating for over 2 years.

We will keep you posted.



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