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Jason Derulo lands FIFA World Cup anthem deal

By Cissy Apiso Coca-Cola has announced that global music superstar, Jason Derulo, will be creating the sound track to its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign. Jason Derulo real names Joel Jason Desrouleaux is an American singer, song writer and a dancer. Coca-Cola and Jason Derulo have teamed-up to create the Coca-Cola anthem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup “Colours”. The...

Tycoon Abraham Luzzi cleared of gold smuggling

By Website writer City tycoon Abraham Luzzi, famously known as “Mr Economy” is in cloud nine after a court in Dubai dropped charges against him for smuggling gold. Luzzi, 35, the CEO of Ssebo International Group and President of the African Business Council was last year arrested and jailed in a Dubai prison for months after authorities intercepted...

Elton John is quitting music after 50 years

Elton John is reportedly quitting music after 50 years. The legendary singer is allegedly gearing up to announce he is backing away from music according to The Mirror, although he is set to make an official statement later today. Elton is finishing his last performance of his Las Vegas show, The Million Dollar Piano, on 19 May after over...

Rapper Lil Peep dies aged 21 of suspected overdose

Lil Peep, a fast-rising rapper whose emotional tracks charted depression and drug use, has died aged 21. Gustav Åhr, who grew up in Long Beach, New York, was reportedly taken to hospital following an overdose, according to music manager Adam Grandmaison. In a video Åhr posted online hours before his death, he said he had taken prescription drugs and other...

New Chapter Africa shine in SA Awards

By Kampala Sun writer Fast rising gospel music group, New Chapter Africa have added yet another accolade to their fold. The trio won the Video Of The Year Award at the 4th annual Starqt Awards grand ceremony held in Johannesburg South Africa, on Sunday. Comprising Robinson Jomo, Antonio Amoot and Edwin Lutz who is C.E.O of the group, graced...

Angelina Jolie involved in bizarre Special Forces plot to arrest Joseph Kony

Angelina Jolie was once allegedly asked to participate in a bizarre plot to arrest Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony along with then-husband Brad Pitt. According to a report published by the Sunday Times of London, Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, asked the activist actress act as bait in a 'honeytrap'. The information was first...

Tearful Papiss Cisse leads memorial service for Cheick Tiote in China before Ivorian’s body is transported home

Tearful Papiss Cisse leads memorial service for Cheick Tiote in China before Ivorian's body is transported home Papiss Cisse fought tears as he spoke about his friend and former Newcastle United team-mate Cheick Tiote during a memorial service in Beijing on Tuesday. Tiote's Beijing Enterprises team-mates paid their respects on Tuesday to the Ivory Coast star, who died in hospital last...

Sean Kingston Broke, moves in with mother

Sean Kingston has revealed his dire financial situation in a legal battle over unpaid lawyer bills. The singer filed court documents stating he has less than $500 (sh1.8m) in his bank accounts and owns no property or cars. According to American entertainment portal www.bossip.com, in 2015, the lawyer James J. Gangitano sued Kingston, accusing him of refusing to pay up $12,500...

Jason Derulo set for Coke Studio Africa

By Kampala Sun writer Coke Studio Africa has confirmed Jason Derulo as this year’s guest star set to feature on a special episode themed the Global Fusion edition. The American pop/ R& B singer and dancer who is currently riding high with the banger “ Swalla” is expected to jet into Nairobi, Kenya this weekend to participate in ...

South African Generations star Mandla Hlatshwayo “Sipiwe” killed

South Africans are paying tribute to a former actor on popular local TV series Generations who was killed during a mugging on Sunday night. Mandla Hlatshwayo and his friend were shot after confronting a group of men who had robbed women of their mobile phones in a pub in Soweto. Those who knew the 40-year-old have described him as a selfless...

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