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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...

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...

Limit X leave Kampala believers yearning for more

By Miriam Namutebi The Limit X Timeless show by the Awarding winning Gospel group; The Limit X at Serena Hotel over the weekend, will forever keep gospel lovers wishing the artistes would perform over and over again. Dennis Sempebwa, Isaac Rucibigango and Paul Mutebi were joined by Kampala City Executive Director Jennifer Musisi on stage and the event seemed more colorful...

Massive! Diplo, Walshy in historical performance.

By Richard Sanya American Grammy award winner, Diplo who is the creator behind some of the biggest global pop hits at the moment, set the roof down with an energetic and thrilling performance at Golf Course Hotel on Friday night. Diplo who was on the decks alongside Walshy Fire, the Jamaican-American DJ, MC and record producer set up a massive Electronic...

Pomp at 5th MTN Women in Business Awards.

By Kampala Sun writer. Telecom giants MTN Uganda hosted their fifth annual women in business awards to celebrate female entrepreneurs and business owners from across the country. The award night last Friday at Kampala Serena Hotel was a culmination of a two-month concerted search for individuals who have scaled heights and defied odds to excel in a male-dominated society. It was held...

Reggae star in live solo show

By Norah Mukimba Even without a recent hit, reggae singer Madoxx is the type to hold his forte with a sell-out show. The controversial singer, who has endured a topsy-turvy music career, is slowly rising from the doldrums. With s steady progress in sight, he has made a grand announcement. Madoxx will be performing in a VVIP show dubbed “Return of the...

The “Ben life show” electrifies Fusion Auto Spa.

By Musa Ssemwanga Multitudes of Rwandese fun lovers thronged Fusion Auto Spa on Friday to watch US based Rwanda born musician, Benjamin Mugisha. The gig dubbed, The Ben Life in Kampala saw the hunky Ben Mugisha share the stage with Ugandan singer Sheebah Karungi and Kid Ganji from Kigali. With a tinge of an American accent, The Ben famous...

NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run launched

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF), together with Kampala Capital City Authority and Kampala Hash House Harriers, have today launched the second edition of the NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run aimed at raising sh200 Million to renovate public schools in Kampala. The run will be held on March 12, 2017 starting at Pearl Africa Primary School, Nsambya. It will...

Club Music Video Awards: Who made it to the final shortlist?

The Club Music Video Awards nominees have been unveiled. They were outed to the public at a low-key ceremony held at Kampala Serena Hotel this morning. Back after a long lull, the second edition of the Club Music Video Awards come after the much taunted Hi Pipo Awards held at Serena Hotel a fortnight ago. The winners...

Hipipo or ‘High People’ Awards? Losers blast Bebe Cool, organizers

By Kampala Sun writer. The just concluded Hipipo awards continue to divide opinion. There is even a suggestion that they should be renamed “high people” or Bebe Cool awards since they have turned out a PR machinery for Bebe Cool. The ire stems from the fact that Bebe Cool and Sheebah won some awards that...

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