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Ofwono Opondo’s daughter graduates in Poland

By Norah Mukimba Government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo is a very proud father at the moment. This follows the graduation of his daughter abroad. The controversial government spokesperson was a picture of calm when he attended the 2017/2018 graduation of his daughter at Vistula University, Poland recently. For such an auspicious occasion, Opondo ditched his shabby Kitenge shirts and ill-fitting oversize suit...

Gitawo unveils son – My job is to be a super dad

By website writer Parenting is no easy job. It even gets harder when you are in the spotlight because with fame comes public scrutiny. It is thus no surprise that celebrities have often been judged harshly in the court of public opinion for raising spoiled kids. Well, it seems the story might go differently for socialite Cameroon Gitawo. The South Africa...

Kampala Sun hosts Ramadhan quiz winners to Iftar

By Farooq Kasule and Subaiha Nakandi Winners of the Ramadhan quiz that has been running on Kampala Sun, Urban TV and X-FM were hosted to an Iftar dinner at Café Javas on Wednesday. The visibly excited winners had already arrived at café javas and were ushered into their already gazetted seats by Urban TV’s promotions manager Derekford Mugumisa. They included Shirah Babirye,...

Brian White hospitalized in Nairobi

Reliable sources within the Brian White foundation have revealed that the Podium boss Brian White alia Brain Kirumira is currently being hospitalized in Nairobi following his worrying condition, after he had been admitted in an intensive care unit at Nakasero hospital. “He was hospitalized in Nairobi. Amnt yet sure of when he is coming back since he hasn’t yet fully...

Jazz Safari aids Kampala school of the handicapped

By Website writer The Johnnie Walker Jazz Safari doesn’t happen until June 30, but its most beautiful tunes already rent the air at the Kampala School for the Physically Handicapped. Selected as the beneficiary of the annual jazz event’s charity initiative for this year, the school has had specialised equipment set up to help supplement the learning efforts and skills...

My arrest was a rumour-Kayihura

By Website writer Last evening news reports filtered that former IGP Gen Kale Kayihura had been arrested in Lyantonde and brought to a detention in Kololo. However, according to the New Vision’s twitter handle, the former IGP was busy attending to his farm in Lyantonde. IGP Kale Kayihura also revealed that he got rumours of his arrest from social media. He laughed...

Collins Emeka nominated ‘Comedian Of The Year’, in SA based awards

By Norah Mukimba Comedian Collins Emeka, Theatre-Labonita based Comedy Files group is not only cracking ribs but also laughing ear to ear after he scooped his first African nomination in the AADRA awards in South Africa. Emeka who performs at Theatre labonita every Wednesday with the comedy files is to pit against compatriot Patrick ‘Salvado’ Idringi, Basketmouth from Nigeria and Angeo...

Set up Fund to Help You in Hard Time, Kadaga tells Journalists

By Norah Mukimba Journalists and partners who converged to celebrate the World Press Freedom day of 2018 have called upon government to come up with disciplinary measures against its agents that have been pointed out as the leading violators of journalists’ rights. The function held under the theme “Keeping Power in Check, Media Justice and the Rule of Law”, the speaker...

Titus Tugume recognizes Bryan White for philanthropy

By website writer Ever since he burst on the scene, Bryan White has been known for giving. Well, now he has now started receiving. Bryan White was a picture of glee and happiness on Monday, when he received a certificate of recognition from kickboxer Sergeant Titus Tugume. The Kickboxer who won two gold medals and one...

URA FC Appoints Sam Simbwa caretaker manager

By Website writer Following the resignation of URA FC coach Paul Nkata after the 7-2 mauling at the hands of KCCA, URA FC has moved to replace him with veteran coach Sam Simbwa, who takes over as caretaker manager. Nkata was with URA for only four months before he threw in the towel on Tuesday. Ian Rumanyika, the...

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