As the UPDF medical officers checked the recruits, they were told to open their mouths and whoever had a missing tooth would be told to leave.
To be eligible for recruitment, candidates must have a national identity card, be in good health and medically fit, with a recommendation letter from the...
This lot joins thousands before them, who started in April 2017, in a project under the watchful eye of President Yoweri Museveni.
Norman Katende, who was in charge of media, was among those awarded.
Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor defends his World Senior men's title.
“Going by what I saw in training, I believe our time for gold has finally come," said Stephen Kiprotich.
“We have a pretty young team for the seniors so the focus is about gaining exposure."
“We trained well at home and the weather here is similar to that at home so we are confident."
"We shall only stick with sh50,000 charge for VIPs who will sit in the pavilion," says UAF president Domenic Otucet.
A number of foreign athletes here have praised the course at Kololo Independence Grounds, the venue of Sunday's global event.
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