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Another former Miss Uganda weds a Mzungu, raises questions

Miss Uganda Aisha Salma Nassanga has been out of Uganda's spotlight ever since she won the 2003/2004 Miss Uganda title. She only yesterday, made it back to the front pages when she wedded in America over the weekend to a Mzungu only identified as Eric. According to sources, Salma was, as is the case with many Miss Uganda models, hooked to the...

My Daughter passed PLE with a first grade-Desire Luzinda

  Desire Luzinda is furious. An online tabloid published a story alleging that her daughter hadn’t passed the recently released PLE exams. In retaliation, an infuriated Desire Luzinda lashed out at the tabloid. Through a Facebook post, she called the journalist  (only identified as Nasha Tushabe) who wrote the story a hater who was dragging an innocent child into her...

Beauty queens visit Mulago center of malnourished children

By Olivia Nagawa It was a moment of joy and happiness at mwana mugimu children home, a center of malnourished children found in mulago hospital when a crew of beauty queens from East  Africa lead by Miss Uganda Zahara Muhamed visited the premises in preparations for Mavuno Yetu that will be held at Lake Victoria Serena hotel on Friday 13th...

Machine Gun Preacher takes Christmas to refugees

The first thing that strikes you about Sam Childers is his mustache. A walrus-esque thingamajig that crawls about his lips. A part of his face that he should, perhaps let go but won’t because it has become a trademark look for him. Together with a balding head and an American country-singer accent, he cuts the ultimate bad boy look;...

South African tycoon, Ed Cheune in town

Only recently, Katsha De Bank (as he so fondly loves to refer to himself) made an almost grand entrance to the Kampala Spotlight. Only, it was cut short when he failed to operate his own Lamborghini. And that scraped his credibility as a tycoon off his shoulders in as far as the Ugandan spotlight is concerned. Yet, it is...

Irene Namubiru cooks for orphans

Ten years ago in 2006, Ugandan singer Iryn Namubiru began supporting women, orphans and vulnerable children in her hometown of Mityana. It began with her bringing earnings from singing to pay school fees for local orphans, and over time her efforts grew into a fully registered NGO: Gather For Children.   “I have seven acres of land in Mityana, and we...

Rich Kenyan artist to ‘help’ Eddy Kenzo’s relationship and music

  By Kyle Duncan Kushaba Talk of hardwork! BET Award-winning Ugandan singer Eddy Kenzo will be in studio with rich Kenyan singer Akothee following an agreement to record a song. Kenzo, who thrilled hundreds of fans at Gallileos on Saturday night during his debut Kenyan concert was approached by the Mombasa-based singer the same day and indicated that he was ready to...

Interview-The Unsung Legend of Ugandan Comedy, Ken Van Muk  

Kenneth Mujuni is a business man. One of the co-founders of a large format printing company called J-brands and the sole owner of Blues Bar and Pork Joint in Bwaise. When you meet him at Laftaz Comedy Lounge's Wednesday comedy show, he is just another spectator.  Clad in a striped T-shirt and blue denims, he looks every bit; an...

Gospel artist, Daisy Ejang defaults rent, gets thrown out of house

By Ronnie Twinamasiko Gospel sensation, Daisy Ejang is sad and blue after being thrown out of her Naalya based pad. The singer was on Saturday blown off her happy throne when she returned home to padlocks and an Eviction notice. She was later served with a letter asking her to leave, according to an eyewitness. "Daisy had returned home with her best...

Jackie O in relationship blues

By Kampala Sun writer In October, Jackie O (Tumusime) will be married in a traditional ceremony. In December, she will be wed in church. However, before that was the kukyala and now Jackie O is pregnant and lonely; lonely because her man is turning out as a bit of a hoax (fake). Well, things did not exactly take that order. First...

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