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Fans attack Bebe Cool for Kanye West request

By PAUL WAISWA Are you out of mood upset or missing entertainment, here is another piece from Gagamel family to keep or make you burst into laughter. Reading comments on Bebe Cool’s face book page will keep you entertained for a night. Fans have greatly insulted him over the public request he made to Kanye West, to be featured in...

Socialite Meddie Sentongo bereaved

City businessman and play boy Meddie Ssentongo is mourning the death of his father Hajji Juma Sengoma who passed on early this morning. The former socialite took to social media to break the sad news. “Inalilahi wainalilahi rojiun. ALLAH has a plan for us all. Sometimes we never know what the plan is but when he calls us there's...

Former Attorney General Peter Nyombi dead

By Website writer Former Attorney General, Peter Nyombi, 64, is dead. The Kampala Sun has learnt that the hypertensive Nyombi succumbed to heart failure at a clinic on Sunday. A father of four, the fallen lawyer and politician was the brother of Prof. John Musisi Senyonyi, the vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University (UCU), and Ambassador Henry Mayega. Having replaced Kiddu...

Female DJs to stage Rhythm Dance Party

By Norah Mukimba The Mirembe Rhythm Dance party will be going down come October 12 at The Square in Industrial Area. The spotlight will be on female deejays and DJ Rachael will be one of the acts showcasing at the Mirembe Rhythm Dance Party. Organised by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala, the Mirembe Rhythm Dance Party will be a blend of Electronic Dance Music...

‘Lover boy’ Brian Isiko Granted Bail

By Website writer Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Stella Amabirisi has granted bail to Brian Isiko, 25, who is accused of sending love messages to the Kabarole district woman MP Sylvia Rwabwogo. The development comes a day after High Court judge Jane Francis Abodo ordered retrial of the case before a different magistrate, and cancelled the two year sentence....

MTN to celebrate 20 years in Uganda with hi-tech expo

By PAUL WAISWA MTN Uganda has today announced the start of a six-month-long celebration campaign to mark 20 years of operations in Uganda. In 1998, MTN Uganda started operations, entering the Uganda market as the Second National Operator (SNO) with an initial license of 20 years. MTN has since successfully applied and has been granted a 10-year extension to its...

Fresh trial for MP stalker Brian Isiko

By Norah Mukimba The High Court judge, Jane Frances Abodo has cancelled Isiko’s bail and ordered for a fresh trial of the same case before the Buganda road court. Brian Isiko, through his lawyer Ramathan Waiswa, challenged his two year sentence by Buganda Road chief magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu, who convicted him for stalking Kabarole District Woman MP Sylvia Rwabwogo. In her ruling,...

DSTV scraps two channels

By PAUL WAISWA Multi Choice is dumping the Sony Channel (DStv 127) and Sony MAX (DStv 128) from its DStv satellite pay-TV platform. This will happen at the end of October after not renewing the channel’s carriage contract with Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN). In a statement issued, Multi Choice says that the Sony channels will as from end October 2018 stop...

Jospehine Karungi appointed acting news head at NTV

By Website writer Long serving news anchor, Josephine Karungi has been appointed as acting Head of News in the NTV News department. This follows the resignation of Maurice Mugisha, who left the Serena based station to join UBC and Deputy Managing Director.Maurice Mugisha Quits NTV The news was confirmed by NTV Uganda on Monday evening. They however remain tight- lipped on...

KISU students start blood donation campaign

By Alex Balimwikungu Kampala International School of Uganda (KISU) has kicked started a blood donation campaign to help reduce blood scarcity in Uganda. Over the weekend, there were over 200 units of blood were donated by parents, teachers, and support staff as the drive kicked off at the school’s auditorium. The overwhelming blood donation drive, which impressed the blood...

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