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KCCA closes Jeff Kiwa’s Déjà vu bar

The bar first came to the limelight with the death of AK 47, for it is in the bar's washrooms that he was found, rushed to hospital and died. A few months after, the Kasanga-based bar seems to have met its own death. On Monday at about 2:00pm, KCCA officials closed Déjà vu bar, restaurant and health club section. Déjà...

Sex at Camp Comedy

      By Solomon Muleyi Just when many had written off Ugandan comedy, citing that the comical lot had burnt out and had nothing but recycled jokes to table, one of the veterans of the comedy business, Dolibondo Unstressor Babangidda alias Felix Jesero organized Camp comedy. The event, which was held at Botanical Gardens in Entebbe orchestrated a migration of sorts from...

BEBE COOL IN NASTY CLUB FIGHT

Following the recent debacle at Guvnor that saw Johnnie Ahimbisiibwe lose his life, you would expect the Ugandan party animals to have learnt a lesson. Yet, a recent exchange of insults between Gagamel boss, Bebe Cool alias Moses Ssali and an unknown socialite, Lisa Mandy, depicts otherwise. As according to sources at Liquid Silk where the fight almost took...

Ugandan comedian to earn sh1.5b in America

When Joseph Opio abandoned a career in law to perform comedy three years ago, everyone laughed. But no one is laughing now. Well, except Opio who is laughing all the way to the bank! Last week, The Kampala Sun broke news of how Opio is set to pocket a whopping $35,100 (sh120m) per month after being hired by the...

BEBE COOL FINALLY ADMITS: MTV AWARD LOSS TAUGHT ME A LOT

By staff writer. Singer Bebe Cool has finally accepted that his recent loss at the MTV Africa Music Awards provided him real-life lessons. They made him realize that there is a lot that needs to be done differently about Uganda’s music industry. He made the confession at Protea Hotel on Wednesday during a press launch of his Friends of Bebe cool...

Cat fight: Brenda Nanyonjo, Sylvia Owori draw claws

By Solomon Muleyi It’s a stylist showdown! A few years ago when Brenda Nanyonjo worked as Sylvia Owori’s styling and make up assistant under the Miss Uganda franchise, they were two peas in a stylish pod. Then Owori the Miss Uganda franchise holder between the years 2001-2004 bailed out. (She is remembered for lending oomph and pomp to the pageant in...

Sasha Ferguson scores model

By Dickson Nsereko Sasha Ferguson Aka Sasha Naggi the 19 year old Tanzanian born TV presenter at WBS TV is in love.  She has landed the good graces of a city model, Canary Mugume. We yet to establish whether Canary, who works with Pastor Kayanja's Channel 44 TV begged his "daddy" for dimes, but what we can attest to, Canary pulled...

Lydia jasmine celebrates birthday with Shisha!

  By Moses Nsubuga Team No Sleep singer, Lady Jasmine yesterday proved that all is not well in the camp on the financial front. The Afro Beat singer celebrated her birthday at Laftaz Lounge with a few shisha pulls, five bottles of beer and a 750ml bottle of Uganda waragi. The Afro beat singer turned up at the bar at mid night in...

NTV’s Tuka married by Sugar mummy

By Emmanuel Ssejjengo NTV and Capital FM’s sports analyst Brian Tuka Kobusingye recently married Daphine Kobusingye. Yes, when it is the woman wearing the pants, the financer, it is the man who takes on wife’s name. And may they live happily ever after! They should, because Brian Tuka knows his position in the relationship. Daphine’s account is straight from a Mills...

Miss Uganda: A case of franchise holders

Brenda Nanyonjo crowned her sixth beauty queen as franchise owner compared to Sylvie Owori who bailed out at four. No other franchise holder has managed to organize this event for five consecutive years. Sylvia Owori who popularized this pageant, held this franchise for four year from 2001 to 2004. It was full of pomp, glamour and lucrative endorsement deals. Her beauty...

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