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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...

Ssemwanga; the journey to Kayunga

Ivan Ssemwanga's last journey in pictures Pictures by Musa Ssemwanga              

Unregistered phones to be switched off at midnight- ICT minister.

By Kampala Sun writer The temporary reprieve that greeted holders of unregistered sim cards yesterday following parliament’s move to extend the registration grace period has not lasted. The latest news we have learnt is that the deadline of 19th May set by government will be enforced at midnight. A statement released by Frank K. Tumwebaze, the Minister of ICT...

Mixed reactions! President Museveni offers Mustard Seed to Secondary Schools

By Kampala Sun writer Mixed reactions have greeted a directive by the Ministry of Education and Sports to have all head teachers of all government-aided secondary schools to make President Museveni’s book 'Sowing the Mustard Seed' 'readily available' to all students and teachers. A statement by Ministry of Education & Sports, details that President Museveni donated copies of his book...

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...

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...

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...

Prophet Mbonye nails Oscars prophecy.

This isn't good news for Prophet Mbonye's naysayers. Some of the things he prophesied at the beginning of this year have begun to pass. During one of his weekly Tuesday fellowships at the Kololo ceremonial grounds, Mbonye told his followers that Hollywood actress; Viola Davis would win an Oscar award as the best supporting actress, La La Land as...

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