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Photos: Fabiola slays at Sky Beach Lounge

By Musa Ssemwanga Sky Beach Lounge, is a new hangout located at Freedom City rooftop that has re-defined Entertainment in Kampala and its surburbs. Since it introduced socialite, Anita Fabiola as its face, the numbers on Sundays have tripled. Revelers every Sundays and Thursdays flock this Swimming pool ,Gym and Jacuzzi bar​ during their Whisky and Roasts and...

Maddox to headline vintage auto show

By Alex Balimwikungu Preparations are underway for the 6th Uganda Vintage and classical Auto show scheduled to take place on 29th July at the Sheraton Gardens. For this edition, held under the theme, Vintage is elegance, legendary musician, Maddox Semanda Sematimba is slated to perform for the enthusiasts. Madoxx, according to the chairman of the Vintage and Classic Auto...

Pork festival turns into mini orgy

By Deo Gannyana It was dubbed a pork festival but as darkness fell, most revellers forgot about their taste buds and focused on pleasing their loins. For months, the Pork Eaters festival had received publicity.There was a risk it would be cancelled after its chief organizer, Godfrey Sseguya a.k.a Kayibanda, was clobbered by goons. On Sunday, the...

Leading HIV activist Prudence Mabele dies

South Africa’s leading advocate for people living with HIV and Aids and a respected gender activist, Prudence Nobantu Mabele, has died from pneumonia at the age of 46. Mabele was the president for the Society for Women and Aids in Africa. She broke ground in 1992 when she became the first black woman to publicly reveal her HIV-positive status in...

Pastor Bugingo’s followers jam court

By Musa Ssemwanga Several of Pastor Aloysius Bugingo’s followers from House of Prayer Ministries (HPM) International on Monday swarmed Nabweru Court where he appeared to defend himself on allegations of burning Bibles recently. The followers who chanted his innocence became rowdy and interrupted court proceeds causing court to temporarily adjourn. However, police blocked the rowdy followers from accessing court premises...

Video: SK Mbuga walks again after horrific accident

City businessman SK Mbuga is out of danger and doctors are positive that he will heal faster than earlier anticipated. Mbuga was involved in a road accident while riding his high-powered motorcycle. He reportedly suffered a dislocated arm, a cut on his head and numbness in the legs in the accident, lost consciousness and awoke at Nakasero Hospital. A video has...

Ssebagala’s ex-wife Gera dead

Gera Mosha, the proprietor of Bon Appetit chain of restaurants in Kampala and ex-wife to former Kampala Mayor Al-Haji Nasser Ntege Ssebagala, has died. According to Ssebagala, the wife who has been battling Pancreatic Cancer, died on Saturday morning at her home in Muyenga Kampala. “She died this morning at about 8:45am; she has been suffering from pancreatic cancer. We took...

DPC, POLICE TOURISM BOSS ROW OVER CRIME PREVENTER’S ARREST

A big feud has erupted between Entebbe Divisional Police Commander (DPC), Godfrey Ninsiima and his junior officer Edward Kandimu, the head of Entebbe police Tourism Department. The war broke out after Kandimu arrested DPC’s blue eyed boy Philip Musasizi, a crime preventer who was dragged to police by his Landlord Vincent Saabera for assaulting him for demanding rent arrears...

Jazz & Soul Safari stars unveiled

By Nicholas Oneal As the Jazz & Soul Safari returns for its tenth edition in September, it will be with a new flavour- provided by Johnnie Walker. To spice things up a bit, organizers have gone for the groovy and funk beat if the cast of stars to perform on September 2 at the Lugogo Cricket Oval is...

Troubled Nakumatt closes three more outlets

By Kampala Sun writer Troubled regional retail chain Nakumatt has closed down three of its outlets in Uganda. The cash-strapped retailer shut stores at Acacia Mall in Kiseminti, Village Mall in Bugolobi and at Victoria Mall in Entebbe. "The supermarket space at these malls will go under redevelopment," said Knight Frank Uganda, the property manager, in a statement issued on Saturday. In April,...

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