Uganda Kizza Besigye’s son has won president of the Oxford…

first_imgAnslem Besigye, a student at Oxford University, won his bid to become president of the Oxford Union, one of the most prestigious debating societies in the world.Oxford Union is one of the most prestigious debating societies in the world.His mother, who is the Executive Director of charity Oxfam International, tweeted about his victory: He followed his  father’s footsteps by running to become president of one of the most prestigious university debating societies in the world, the Oxford Union.To aid his campaign, Anslem Besigye has released an election video, which has already been viewed more than 50,000 times on Facebook.“I plan to hold public exhibitions on hot burning issues and current events. This is a great way to drum up attention for the team and to practice for exhibition rounds,” he pledges in the video.His father Dr. Kizza Besigye has been under house arrest since the country went to the polls on February 16, accused of plotting to incite Ugandans to hold mass protests over the election results.Long serving leader Yoweri Museveni was declared winner of the presidential election which was highly disputed by the opposition.Another opposition leader Amama Mbabazi went to court to contest Museveni’s re-election but the East African country’s highest court ruled that the poll result was fair.last_img read more


College football Week 7 bowl projections: Oklahoma, Texas put Big 12 Playoff hopes on line

first_imgSporting News’ Week 7 bowl projections are here, and it features the usual combination of Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma and Ohio State in our projected College Football Playoff field.Oklahoma can solidify its Playoff case with a victory against one-loss Texas in the Red River Rivalry this week. The Sooners have three Playoff appearances, and that would help hold off the momentum for two SEC teams to make the final cut. Week 7 is full of matchups that could shake up the landscape, so stay tuned. MORE: Week 7 Playoff pictureThe 2019 college postseason schedule features 40 bowl games between FBS teams, with the finale at the national title game on Jan. 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This year’s semifinal games will be on Dec. 28. The first College Football Playoff Rankings will be released on Nov. 5. Sporting News has projections for all 40 bowl games here, and they will be updated each week during the college football season. Our projections heading into Week 7 of the college football season:Week 7 college football bowl projectionsDATEBOWLTEAMSDec. 20Makers Wanted Bahamas BowlWestern Michigan vs. Southern MissDec. 20DXL Frisco BowlToledo vs. CincinnatiDec. 21Gildan New Mexico BowlLouisiana Tech vs. San Diego StateDec. 21AutoNation Cure BowlGeorgia State vs. UCFDec. 21Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton BowlMTSU vs. TempleDec. 21Raycom Media Camellia BowlCentral Michigan vs. TroyDec. 21Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas BowlWyoming vs. USCDec. 21R&L Carriers New Orleans BowlWestern Kentucky vs. Appalachian StateDec. 23Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla BowlUAB vs. MemphisDec. 24SoFi Hawai’i BowlBYU vs. HawaiiDec. 26Walk-On’s Independence BowlCal* vs. SyracuseDec. 26Quick Lane BowlMaryland vs. LouisvilleDec. 27Military Bowl Presented by Northrop GrummanArmy* vs. TulaneDec. 27New Era Pinstripe BowlNebraska vs. North CarolinaDec. 27Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas BowlWest Virginia vs. Ole MissDec. 27SDCU Holiday BowlArizona vs. Michigan StateDec. 27Cheez-It BowlWashington State vs. Kansas StateDec. 28Camping World BowlTCU vs. PittsburghDec. 30SERVPRO First Responders BowlIowa State vs. Stanford*Dec. 30Franklin American Mortgage Music City BowlColorado* vs. Virginia TechDec. 30Redbox BowlArizona State vs. IowaDec. 31Belk BowlSouth Carolina vs. Florida StateDec. 31Hyundai Sun BowlWashington vs. Wake ForestDec. 31AutoZone Liberty BowlOklahoma State vs. Mississippi StateDec. 31Valero Alamo BowlUtah vs. BaylorDec. 31NOVA Home Loans Arizona BowlLouisiana vs. Air ForceJan. 1Outback BowlAuburn vs. MichiganJan. 1Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus BowlFlorida vs. Penn StateJan. 2Birmingham BowlSMU vs. Liberty*Jan. 2TaxSlayer BowlTexas A&M vs. MinnesotaJan. 3Famous Idaho Potato BowlMiami vs. Utah StateJan. 4Lockheed Martin Armed Forces BowlTexas Tech vs. NavyJan. 6Mobile Alabama BowlOhio vs. UL-Monroe*No conference tie-in to bowlMORE: Seven teams with most to proveCollege Football Playoff/New Year’s Day Six projectionsDec. 28Goodyear Cotton BowlNotre Dame vs. Boise StateDec. 30Capital One Orange BowlVirginia vs. LSUJan. 1Rose BowlOregon vs. WisconsinJan. 1Allstate Sugar BowlGeorgia vs. TexasDec. 28PlayStation Fiesta Bowl (semifinal)Clemson vs. Ohio StateDec. 28Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl (semifinal)Alabama vs. OklahomaCollege Football Playoff championship projectionJan. 13College Football Playoff championshipClemson vs. Alabamalast_img read more