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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...

Gashumba found with cocaine, Marijuana, fake UPDF stamps

By Kampala Sun writer The Ministry of Defence has cleared the air on the arrest of outspoken government critic and city businessman Frank Gashumba. Gashumba was arrested on Monday night and detained by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence. Addressing a news conference on Tuesday evening at the Ministry of Defence headquarters in Mbuya, the UPDF deputy spokesperson Lt.Deo Akiiki explained that...

Radio and Weasel pumped up for anniversary concert

By Joan Murungi Uganda’s dynamic duo, Radio and Weasel have put their recent media woes aside to focus on their concert. They are so pumped up for their upcoming concert at which they will be celebrating 10 years in the music industry and have vowed to give nothing but the best. Addressing the media at a press briefing...

Rich Gang to Vote for Ssemwanga Successor at December Party

By Kampala Sun writer Popular spenders' group Rich Gang is finally ready to replace Ivan Ssemwanga, we can exclusively report. Sources inside the group intimated to us that the group has resolved to vote for a new member in December, during their annual party. Speaking to us on condition of anonymity, a source tipped us on some of the pre-requisites, saying...

Stop wearing red caps, UMSC tells protesters

The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has condemned the use of caps and turbans, which is attire associated with Muslims, in political demonstrations. During a press briefing on Friday at Old Kampala, the UMSC spokesperson, Haji Nsereko Mutumba, said wearing Muslim caps damages the image of the Islamic religion. “We have no problem with anyone showing their dissatisfaction with the political...

NRM ‘Rebel MPs’ Thrown Out Of Age Limit Caucus Meeting

By Kampala Sun writer NRM leaning MPs opposed to the removal of the constitutional Presidential age limit have been thrown out of the party caucus convened on Friday for their outright opposition to the issue. The NRM MPs previously tagged as ‘rebel MPs’ including Theodore Sekikubo attended the meeting despite being side-lined by government chief whip and NRM caucus chairperson...

Tycoon Bryan White impersonator arrested

By Alex Balimwikungu A man suspected of impersonating city tycoon Bryan White (Brian Kirumira) has today been arrested in Salaama, a city suburb. Michael Kirabira, was arrested and taken to Katwe Police after he falsely gave media interviews how he was a brother to Bryan White, a tycoon who has found overnight fame for dishing out money in town....

Danz Kumapeesa- Mourners demand police report

Friends, relatives and family members of popular producer Daniel Mukisa aka Danz Kumapeesa, who passed away over the weekend, have tasked police to investigate his death and produce a credible report. The mourners who attended Kumapeesa’s vigil at National theater over the weekend were heard complaining that several people have been attacked and murdered but the police don’t produce reports...

Uganda Cranes receive sh1b World Cup qualifier boost

By Kampala Sun writer FUFA has received up to Sh 1 billion in financial support from the government toward the Uganda Cranes’ 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification campaign. The money received on Wednesday follows a meeting chaired by the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, Minister of State for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi and other Ministry officials where FUFA presented...

All set for the Love Loud Concert

By Musa Semwanga The inaugural Love Loud concert is on and has pitted the biggest names in gospel Reggae and Dancehall featuring Badman Sobre from Zambia, Agent Snypa from Nigeria and Dafari from Kenya. The Love Loud Rave is happening on the 29th September 2017 at the Kyadondo Rugby Ground and it will also feature some of the...

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