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Backyard Gardeners show back at Sheraton Hotel

By Peter James Loruba The Backyard Gardeners Show, an annual gardening show held in Kampala is on this weekend. The show, built around the belief that everyone in every village, town and city should benefit from growing plants to enhance lives, build stronger, healthier, happier communities, and create beautiful living spaces, will happen at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel...

Urban TV’s Denzel to host Pafa Awards

By Musa Ssemwanga The first ever edition of the Pearl of Africa Fashion Awards, that were launched last week have today unveiled a line-up of top Uganda media personalities who are slated to host the December fashion event. The line-up is headed by Urban Tv and X fm's Denzel who will be hosting the fashion awards event that will recognize talent...

Ykee Benda Joins Development Channel

By PAUL WAISWA Singer Ykee Benda has become the latest Ugandan Musician to join the UK based No-Drop-out-tablet development channel after endorsing a deal to become an official Ambassador of eradicating poverty. The Kireka boy is now tasked with the responsibility of influencing the lives of Ugandans and the rest of his fans on the continent and bridge the...

The Uganda Entertainment Awards season 3 launched

By Norah Mukimba The Uganda Entertainment Awards (UEA) are on after all! This follows speculation that the awards wouldn’t happen this year after the CEO Ronald Kabuye (Kabs Haloha), developed misunderstandings with the patron and funder, Jack Pemba. Now in the third edition, the awards were launched at the Kampala Serena Hotel on Friday, with promise of more prize...

DOADOA 2016 opened eyes, doors for E.A performing artists

By Denis Nsubuga           The fifth edition of DOADOA, an East African performing arts market ended on Saturday night. The 2016 version, synonymous to the previous four years of it's existence, brought a number of artists, groups, organisations and various industry stakeholders on a platform to market their craft and network with counterparts. The four-day festival was made...

Socialite Bryan White released on bail

By Alex Balimwikungu Socialite Brian Kirumira, a.k.a Bryan White and his body guard Corporal Thomas Okot received momentary reprieve after their application for bail was granted. The duo is facing attempted murder charges over an incident on December 13 where a one Victor Bitwire was shot and injured. In his ruling, Chief Magistrate Erias Kakooza tasked Bryan White...

SK Mbuga finally out of Dubai Jail

By Norah Mukimba The latest news reaching our desk is that one of the Kampala city tycoon and Socialite Sulaiman Kabangala known as SK Mbuga, has been finally released from Awir Central Jail in Dubai. “Yes, he is out but still in Dubai clearing himself off, “close sources have revealed. SK Mbuga was arrested in Dubai early this year on allegations...

Jamaican Singer Kuzi Kz Arrives ahead of the Reggae Fest

By Norah Mukimba Jamaican artiste Kuzi Kz has arrived in the country a few weeks ahead of the much anticipated Reggae Fest. Kuzi will be among the top artists that will headline The Raggae Fest Jam 2018 festival that is to be held at Lugogo Legends grounds on March 24. Known for his various hits like “Gyal Dem she” and “My love”,...

An Honorable affair at Judith Babirye’s Serena concert

By Ronnie Twinamasiko “Thank you so much for coming. I did not expect this crowd. When you organise a show, you are immediately engulfed by worry because you don’t know whether people will come. Thank you. Thank you. I cannot thank you enough,” Judith Babirye is saying these words while I scuffle out of the Kampala Serena Hotel’s, Victoria...

Semwanga’s farewell party flops

By Musa Semwanga The late Ivan Ssemwanga farewell party last night at Space Lounge turned into another lowly funeral. It appeared like most of the people who attended were still mourning. By midnight, the club had a fair attendance and revellers/mourners moved their bodies a little, like they were dancing to dirges. Only reserved tables in the VIP section had a...

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