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The Barbeque Carnival at Legends Rugby club

By Julius Senyimba Happening now; Ugandans feast on meat at the Barbeque Carnival. The event in pictures

Legendary Madoxx Ssematimba in a big debut

By Julius Senyimba Legendary Ugandan reggae artiste Madoxx Ssematimba lit the crowd in a live show dubbed "The return of the champion" at Imperial royale. How it went down in pictures. Pictures by Julius Senyimba

MUBS, NKUMBA play out to a goalless draw

By Drake Ssentongo Last evening, Makerere University Business School (MUBS) hosted Nkumba University in the University Games. The two giants played out to a goalless draw. It was a boring game on the field, but all the fine was in the stands and on the sidelines where the horde of female fans cheered on the teams. Boys, it is okay...

MP Kato Lubwama evicted over rent

By Winnie Nakassanje Diamond Ensemble, a drama group owned by Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama has been evicted from the Royal theatre in Old Kampala, for failing to pay six months rent worth over Shs50 million. The eviction happened amidst preparations to reintroduce the Kandondoli show in Royal theatre. Early today, court brokers under police security were seen throwing...

Massive tune: Coco Finger outs sh20m “woman” video.

By Kampala Sun writer Luo dancehall ambassador, Coco Finger finally released a video to his popular song, (Woman) no one like you. “Woman” is a departure from Coco Finger’s usual playful style. It is lyrically laden with message and he extols the virtues of the woman in this song. The video directed by Zyga Phix Music videos...

American DJ Diplo confirmed for Golf Course Hotel show

By Kampala Sun writer. American DJ, Rapper and Record producer Thomas Wesley Pentz, known by his stage name Diplo is due in Kampala. News reaching our desk is that Diplo, the wizard behind Major Lazer, an electronic music trio, will perform on April 21. Although details on where he would perform were still sketchy, we have...

Heineken Uganda re-ignites UEFA Champions League sponsorship

By Kampala Sun writer Heineken Uganda last evening hosted media to a UEFA Champions League launch party. The event was held at the Fame Lounge where Heineken unveiled their newest brand-Amstel which also supports the Europa League. Speaking at the launch, Nathan Akandwanaho the National Sales Manager said “We are happy to see the excitement the Heineken brands brings...

Aloysius Matovu’s car stolen at Church

By Julius Senyimba Celebrated Ugandan actor and playwright, Aloysius Joy Matovu of Alina Talent Uganda is sad and blue. The devout catholic on Wednesday almost suffered a heart attack after he walked out of morning mass at Christ the King Church Kampala to find his car a Toyota Double Cabin of the UAB series missing. ...

Uganda National Journalism Awards 2017 shortlist released

By Kampala Sun writer The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) has announced a shortlist of 80 journalists for the Uganda National Journalism Awards 2017. These journalists have amongst them 95 stories/entries that have been evaluated for final accolades by a panel of 16 judges. This year’s winners will be announced at an invitation-only gala event on the evening of Wednesday, 12...

Bad Black summoned by Police

By Ronnie Twinamatsiko The world can never be a good place for you when your name is Bad Black. The once upon a time flying socialite has been mired in a catalogue of misfortunes since she walked out of Luzira early last year: From defaulting on bar bills, unsuccessful heart affairs, to endless social media fights. Latest on the grapevine is...

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