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UCE results out: Bukwo, Butaleja worst performing districts

By PAUL WAISWA Bukwo and Butaleja districts have topped the list of worst performed districts in 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations while Wakiso and Kampala have topped best performed districts. Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) executive secretary, Daniel Odongo said Bundibugyo is also among the districts that performed poorly in the exams whose results were released on Wednesday...

Maurice Kirya finally settles with mzungu woman

Maurice Kirya finally settles with mzungu woman By Ronnie Twinamasiko This piece of news will not excite a number of women. Kampala’s favorite bachelor, Maurice Kirya is officially going off the hook. On Saturday, Kirya revealed through his Instagram that he is has scored baby goals with his mzungu girlfriend. “Oh, what a joy it is to soon meet my little baby,”...

Fishy business: Ugandan woman’s arrest blows lid off drug racket

A joint team of the counter-intelligence wing of Jalandhar Police and the Jagraon police in India have busted a gang of drug peddlers that transported the contraband through its supply chain in dead fish. According to Indian news site Hindustan times, a Uganda-based woman Rogget Namotabi, 22, was arrested with with 1.5-kg heroin concealed inside the dead fish on ...

Musicians thrill at HIV/AIDS awareness concert in Mbarara

By Musa Ssemwanga As the world marked World AIDS Day on December 1st, Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU), a youth empowerment organisation, delivered the message to the youth through the #iknowKati HIV/AIDS awareness concert that was held at Nyamityobora Sports Grounds in Mbarara for the first time. “Prior to the concert, the Reach A Hand Uganda team and partners had been...

Profile: Mosh Mulla: Kampala’s new MC kid on the block

By Winnie Nakassanje Three years ago, Mosh Mulla (Moses Tusubira) was already that dude on Kampala’s night circuit. Whereas many noticed his work ethic and talent, his big break through hadn’t come. As most party people on the night scene will testify, he is the man of the moment. He is a breath of fresh air...

Rain dominates Pearl International Film Festival awards 2017

By Denis Nsubuga The movie Rain has dominated the 2017 Pearl International Film Festival (PIFF) awards. At the award ceremony that took place at...

South African DJ Maphorisa coming to Kampala

By Norah Mukimba South African based record producer Themba Sekowe aka DJ Maphorisa is soon dropping to Kampala. The DJ is going to be part of the cast behind the Particular chart buster that features some of the continent’s best including South Africa’s Nasty C, Nigerians – Patoranking and Ice Prince as well as American-Nigerian singer, Jidenna. DJ Maphorisa is set to...

Mun G, Tonix, Daxx Kartel excite Lira residents in HIV awareness concert

By Vivian Agaba Last weekend (Saturday) was a fun filled day for people of Lira who came from different corners of the district to enjoy the #I knowKati concert. The crowd stood under the scorching sun from 8:00am at the Mayor’s gardens. The concert started at 7:00pm and when Mun G, Tonix and Daxx Kartel finally stepped on stage they each...

Haloha’s Uganda Entertainment Awards contract scrapped

By Kampala Sun writer That the 2017 edition of the Uganda Entertainment was marred by confusion and last minute withdrawals is no longer news. Social media has been abuzz with harsh criticisms. It is certainly not good news for Haloha, who celebrated his 23rd birthday on Monday. He took to social media to apologize for the gaffes that...

Uganda among 7 Surprise Countries with a Chance of Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup

Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup is nearing its conclusion. Japan, Mexico, Belgium, South Korea and Saudi Arabia have all added their names to the list of qualified teams in this international break, but with 24 places still be to decided there could yet be some surprising appearances from countries you might not have been expecting to see at the...

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