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Ronald Mayinja is Judas-Opposition

By website writer Popular singer Ronald Mayinja has been branded Judas by opposition faithful. Mayinja, who was once regarded as a voice for the opposition with songs like Tuli Kubunkenke and Africa, which ridicule bad governance attributed to the ruling NRM government, shocked many when he turned up to perform at an NRM fete in Kiboga over the...

Sheebah to finally open fashion store

By Norah Mukimba A few years back singer Sheebah Karungi came out and started a clothing line that she called Sheebaholics which she got so wrong because all her merchandise where in form of t-shirts and vests with her images which never really worked for her. However, she never gave up on her dream to invest in fashion. We can confidently...

Sheebah,Fameika thrill revelers at Royal Dutch launch

By Musa Ssemwanga Sheebah Karungi was bereaved. She lost her dad, Ahmadi Musoke Kimali 79 a few days ago, but she put her sorrows away and hit the stage alongside Fik Fameika as they headlined a beer Launch at Gabs Lounge Bugolobi. Being a weekend, short on events there was a massive turn up with free Royal Dutchy drinks ,T-shirts...

UACE 2017: Girls perform better than boys, 79 candidate’s results withheld

BY PAUL WAISWA The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the 2017 UACE results with a decline in performance. Releasing the results on Wednesday, Mr Daniel Odongo, the UNEB executive secretary, said of the 101,269 candidates registered for the exams, only 34,819 students obtained at least three principal passes in the subjects they offered, with 1,141 students failing to attain...

Why Top Radio journalist Kamagu was arrested

By Website writer Outspoken TOP Radio morning show presenter, Richard Kasule, popularly known as Kamagu was today morning and whisked to Wandegeya Police station. Kasule was picked up police officers who forced him to board a police patrol vehicle. Police confirmed Kamagu’s arrest saying he is being held over “irresponsible talk.” Emilian Kayima, the police spokesperson said Kamagu had uttered some...

Myko Ouma in an acoustic Valentine’s performance

By Musa Ssemwanga The talented jazz guitarist serenaded revelers last night at Liquid Silk Nalya. Ouma was flanked by a full ensemble band on the unplugged stage. He was dressed in a white jacket and black trousers.   Arguably one of Uganda’s best jazz guitarists, Myko Ouma opened the show with an acoustic rendition of “Water Runs Dry,” a song originally done...

Bobi Wine to be hosted on VOA’s Straight Talk Africa

By Website writer Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine will today on February 14, appear Voice of America’s Straight Talk Africa. The singer turned politician will discuss prevailing issues in African politics with arts perspective. The talk hosted by Ugandan born journalist Shaka Ssali, the theme of show is; ‘The role played by musicians in...

Kampala RPC arrested in extortion scam

By Website writer The Kampala South Regional Police Commander Siraje Bakaleke has been arrested in a sting operation for allegedly masterminding the robbery of $ 400,000 dollars (about Shs1.4b) from three Korean investors looking to buy gold. Bakaleke who is currently detained at Nalufenya police facility was arrested alongside four other officers; Isaac Munezero, the Officer in charge...

I will not retract my statement on Age limit -Bishop Kisembo

By Paul Waiswa Reuben Kisembo, the Bishop Rwenzori Diocese has sworn not to take back his words of advice to President Museveni that he should retire and oversee a peaceful transition of power. The Bishop carried this message in his Homily during the commissioning of St. Elizabeth Chapel at Kyebambe Girls' School last Saturday. He openly told the President to...

Gospel Singer Hanson Baliruno embarks on regional media tour

By Musa Ssemwanga Musician Hanson Baliruno is one of the fresh and promising talents on the local music scene. He recently courted controversy with his catchy gospel song, Njaga. Courting controversy seems to have catapulted him to greater heights. The 30-year old singer who has songs like Follow follow, Yes Yes, Okay, Kikute among others has embarked on...

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