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Iryn Namubiru set for Mahatma Gandhi Anniversary

By PAUL WAISWA Irene Namubiru is a Diva of her own. Most popular for love ballads, she has been chosen to represent Uganda mostly because of her uniqueness, both in voice and personality. Just after the recently concluded Miss Uganda UK competition where the song bird was among the few who presented. We have come to learn that Namubiru has...

Singer Ray C and socialite Hamisa Mobetto end beef

BY PAUL WAISWA For almost three months, Tanzania’s re-known RnB Singer Ray C and socialite Hamisa Mobeto have been exchanging snide remarks. However, after each attacking another on social media, latest information reaching our entertainment desk is that they have reconciled and all the antagonism wiped out. The two have ended their ugly beef which started in July and saw...

Man cancels wedding to ‘Whatsapp’ obsessed woman

By Agencies A man in Uttar Pradesh reportedly called off a wedding, claiming that the bride used to spend excessive time on instant messaging platform, WhatsApp, police said. Shockingly, the bridegroom and his family decided to call off the marriage on the wedding day itself, alleging that she used to send messages to her in-laws before the wedding, Hindustan...

Spotlyte’s Ssebaduka gets continental nod

By Alex Balimwikungu Spotlyte Entertainment’s Richard Ssebadduka, famously knows as Mr. Flava is swimming in things, so to speak. Latest information reaching us indicates that he has been appointed the Ghana Music Awards South Africa representative in East Africa. The money spinning move was endorsed by Ernest Fosu the Director Ghana Music Awards South Africa (GMASA) recently. ...

Uganda’s Tendo Nagenda Joins Netflix Inc

By Norah Mukimba Tendo Nagenda, a top film executive is reported to have joined Netflix, Inc. an American over –the-top media services provider with headquarters in Los Gatos, California. Born of a Ugandan father and a Belizean mother, Nagenda was born and mostly raised in Los Angeles, California. Before being poached by Netflix, Nagenda was the Executive Vice President of Production at...

Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning Queen of Soul, died on Thursday morning at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer. She passed away at her home in Detroit where she had been under hospice care. Franklin's family issued a statement saying her oncologist had confirmed that her cause of death due to the pancreatic cancer she had been battling. 'In one of the...

Lydia Jazmine, PSquare’s Rudeboy to share US stage

By Norah Mukimba All is well for singer Lydia Jazmine as news coming is say that the “you and me” singer will be sharing a stage with a man who has seen it all in the music industry- Paul OKoye alias RudeBoy of the defunct Nigerian singing duo, Psquare. The two will be gracing the summer’s ultimate weekend also dubbed as...

Tanzania mourns as son of famed bongo actress dies

The Tanzanian showbiz scene is stricken with grief over the sudden passing of the son of famed bongo movie actress and singer Rose Alphonce popularly known as Muna Love. Muna Love’s seven-year-old son, Patrick Peter, passed away after being flown to Nairobi for surgery but went into a coma. According to a statement from the family, Patrick's illness started last year...

Cheryl and Liam Payne announce split

Singers Cheryl and Liam Payne have announced they are splitting up after more than two years together. The former Girls Aloud star, 35, and One Direction member, 24, split up two weeks ago, according to the Sun. The couple have a son, Bear, who was born in March last year. They confirmed the split on social media, saying they were "sad" and...

Dbanj’s Son Dies In Swimming Pool Accident

Reports reaching us say that Nigerian pop star Dbanj has lost his infant son, Daniel the Third earlier today. It is being reported that he reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at the family’s residence. He just turned one year old in May Details of the unfortunate tragedy are still sketchy and as expected, friends and associates of the musician are...

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