Today, our reporter from Kyambogo Uni digs deep into the archives of the university convocation to unearth some of the prominent alumni of the second biggest public university in Uganda….and oh boy, the list is quite eyebrow raising. 1. William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope Born on the 1st of November 1988, Gabula is the reigning King
Producer Danz Kumapeesa’s hospital bill has grown to an astronomical figure, and his caretakers can longer manage to keep up.
The producer who has been admitted in the intensive care unit at Nsambya hospital for more than two weeks after he was severely beaten by thugs is said to be paying 500K per night in medical bills.
It is against this backdrop that radio personality Andrew Kyamagero has come up with a fundraising campaign to support the producer financially.
He is organising a car wash slated for Saturday, July 1 at Panamera bar where big trucks like lorries and buses will be washed for Shs100,000, small cars for Shs50,000 and bikes for Shs30,000.
The initiative has received massive support from artistes with many pledging to support the cause.
Danz Kumapeesa has worked with several local artistes and has been behind hits like Musawo by Winnie Nwagi, Mbozi Za Malwa by Bebe Cool, and Yo Sweet by Rema among others.
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On Monday 19th June 2017, in an article published by the New Vision, Dr. Joseph Serwadda wrote endorsing a move by government to pass out the Religious and Faith-Based Organisations Policy. However, Makerere University 4th year law student and former guild presidential aspirant, Simon Ssenyonga in a rebuttal thinks the celebrated man of God made
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Super diva Sheebah Karungi has a new tattoo, we can confirm. The ‘Nkwatako’ singer showed her new tattoo on her social media yesterday. And it’s an interesting one with words ‘Karma’. The singer said the new tattoo means so much to her although she didn’t give details but promised to do in future.
“I am in love with my new baby! This Tattoo Means So much to me! One day, I will go deeper about its meaning to me but for now, I Will Leave it here. Thank you @kla_ink #KARMA,” Sheebah posted.
We have the pictures to check out Sheebah Karungi’s New Ink… We are Obsessing over it. Do you love it?
Meanwhile Sheebah is set to premiere her new video ‘Enjala’ this Thursday at Club Amnesia. She has called on her fans to turn up in big numbers and enjoy the new tune.
Enjala Video premiering this Thursday at Club Amnesia. Turn up my people. Thank you,” Sheebah posted.
Songbird Rema recently showed her philanthropic side.
The “Banyabo” singer reached out to a needy woman over the weekend. Rema donated several items to a one Mariam Nabatanzi who resides in Kabimbiri, Mukono District. Among the items the singer took to the woman was money, food stuff and clothing for her and the children.
Mariam, 39, is a mother of 38 children. She gave birth to multiple sets of triplets and now has to take care of the children solely yet she has no job.
Rema was flanked by a team from Itel, a mobile device company for which she is a brand ambassador.
Here’s a video of Rema with the needy woman.
Thirsty Thursdays at Nexus Lounge Najjera will never be the same again!! This is after the night’s biggest spin master DJ Aludah announced yesterday that he had the Najjera based hangout. Aludah made the night the biggest happening in Kampala on Thursdays putting Nexus Lounge Najjera as one of the most happening places in Kampala.
The DJ’s quitting comes in after the night’s clientele started reducing. Whether his departure will ignite the night or lead to its collapse remains unpredictable.
“I have parted ways with Nexus amicably and we shall continue to work together sometimes in the future. Time for a fresh challenge,” Aludah said. Below is his official statement;
“A year and three months to be exact is the time I have dj’d at Nexus Lounge. Started when there was no one at the place, 1st night, I literally played for 10 people (all my DJ friends) hehe. But slowly with patience, persistence and full support from Ivan Kakooza we turned Nexus Thursday into the biggest Thursday night in Kampala which also opened doors for Friday and Saturday nights at Nexus turning the place in2 the Hottest spot in Kampala. It’s been a great venture I have to say. I have loved the challenge of turning an empty Thursday night into a proper turn up night (of course with a Team) Sadly, my time there has come to an end. I have parted ways with Nexus amicably and we shall continue to work together sometimes in the future. Time for a fresh challenge. A big thanks to everyone who responded to those weekly messages, who shared them, who came through to build Thirsty Thursday Night in pursuit of making Nexus the place to be. #WelcomeToMyDancefloorEP11,” Aludah posted.
ECHO contributes 2 million Euros to UNICEF’s emergency response to the South Sudanese refugee crisis in Uganda
The Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) has contributed 2 million Euros – 8 billion Uganda shillings – to UNICEF’s emergency nutrition and education response to the South Sudanese refugee crisis in Uganda.
“With over 2,000 South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda every day since July 2016, Uganda is now host to the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world,” said Isabelle D’Haudt, ECHO’s Humanitarian Advisor for Uganda.
“The European Union is therefore proud to support UNICEF respond to the major nutrition and education needs of children within both refugee and host communities in Uganda.”
Over 750,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since July 2016, with over 950,000 South Sudanese refugees now in the country since the beginning of the South Sudan crisis in December 2013.
“Considering 60% of all South Sudanese refugees in Uganda are under the age of 18 and 56% of the population in all South Sudanese refugee-hosting districts in the country are children, children are the face of the South Sudanese refugee crisis in Uganda,” said Aida Girma, UNICEF’s Representative in Uganda.
“UNICEF is very grateful to the people of the European Union for this contribution, which will help us urgently scale-up our response to many children in acute need.”
A recent food security and nutrition assessment conducted in the refugee hosting districts shows high malnutrition rates, stunted development due to chronic malnutrition and high levels of anemia among children and women. Similarly, in the education sector, in both early childhood development (ECD) centers and primary schools, there are vast needs ranging from inadequate classrooms, teaching materials and latrines, among other needs.
The ECHO contribution will enable UNICEF to provide: nutritional screening for all children at refugee entry points; appropriate treatment and care for severely malnourished children; Vitamin A micronutrients and deworming medicine for children; and iron/folate supplementation to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
The nutrition intervention is estimated to reach nearly 200,000 beneficiaries.
For education, UNICEF will construct 7 new ECD centres as well as upgrade 15 ECD centres from a temporary to semi-permanent state, which will provide multi-sectoral quality early childhood development to around 5,000 young children.
As at May 2017, UNICEF’s response to South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Uganda has supported:
Over 135,000 children with vaccinations against measles and over 70,000 children with vaccinations against polio; nearly 185,000 people with clean water; 9,000 severely
malnourished children with therapeutic feeding treatment; over 12,000 children who have been separated from their parents and/or families with family tracing and reunification services; over 85,000, children and adolescents to access education; and nearly 50,000 young children to access critical Early Childhood Development services.
Do you remember Mukisa Hearken a former Kyambogo University babe who posts nude pics back to back?, well it turns out that kinky pictures are not the only thing she is good at. Mukisa has recently uploaded a video in which she mimics Angella Kalule’s horniness filled video dubbed Kokonyo. In her own youthful twisted
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Singer Geosteady real name George Kigozi William has been confirmed as one of the entertainers set to rock the Global Cultural Event slated for 13th August 2017 at Uganda Museum. The deal has been sealed and confirmed by the event’s host Mary Ingabire who also doubles as the singer’s International Manager. The event comes less than a month when the singer is hosting her concert on 8th September.
Who is Geosteady?
As a performer at the Global Cultural Event on 13th August 2017 at Uganda Museum, we are honoured to bring you the profile of one of Uganda’s fast rising singers.
Geosteady is a Ugandan born singer, song writer and audio producer. As a young boy, he was an active member of his childhood choir. It wasn’t long when he figured he had grown up as a vocalist, and then decided to take on music as a career.
In this musical journey, he has hit the airwaves with some ear-enticing hits like Mbuuza, Viola, Take You Home, Same Way and Owoooma. He has also featured some major local, regional and international artistes including Eddy Kenzo, Lydia Jazmine and Navio, Charly & Nina, to mention but a few.
No good work goes unnoticed. Geosteady Blackman has notched top local accolades like Best Collaboration at Uganda Entertainment Awards 2016, Best Zouk at HiPipo Awards 2016, Best Song HSMA 2017 and Best RnB Contemporary artist Zzina 2017.
He has entertained different crowds in South Africa (Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town), Rwanda, Dubai and will be remembered as the first Ugandan artist to rock Doha, Qatar. He is now lined up for the first ever “Geosteady Live In Concert” on 8th September 2017 at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala, alongside shows in Las Vegas, London and Istanbul.
Geosteady is also a Brand Ambassador of a Youth led organization, Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU) that does empowerment of young people in Uganda and provide them with up-to-date health information to enable them make informed decisions. He has also recently opened up a children support charity foundation aiming at raising a holistic child.
Get Updates of his music straight from his website www.geosteady.com or his social media pages by searching for him on;
- Facebook: Geosteady
- Twitter: @geosteadyoffici
- Youtube: geosteady
- Instagram: geosteadyofficial
- Snapchat: Geosteady
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Musicians have for a very long time used different strategies to stay relevant on the music scene and using nude photos and videos is certainly among those. Well according to Father Simon Lokodo, the State Minister for Ethics and Integrity, he thinks Angela Kalule used the same stunt to regain her slot as one of the top musicians in Uganda.
In a statement the minister released earlier this week, he said that artistes have started using nudity to stay relevant.
“It seems it has become a norm amongst forgotten artists to use nudity as a ladder towards their return to stardom but serious action is to start with Kalule” part of Lokodo’s statement read and this follows allegations that the video was intentionally leaked by the singer to revive her music career.
The minister’s remarks might hold some water because it has been a while since Angela Kalule last had a hit song and if you are keen with the video clip, she ends it by saying ‘Kokonyo’ which is her latest song and it’s believed ever since the video clip leaked, the song has received some good views although she claims the video leaked after her phone was stolen.
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Ntinda based fashion gurus Barrister Fashions has shipped new classic stock for you to look smart. The fashion house located at Kisakye Mall near Tuskys and next to Chillies in Ntinda has imported top range ladies wear, bags, shoes, gents wear both casual and gentle.
Check them out on the Ground Floor and they can even do deliveries.
“I dress and feel myself am smart courtesy of Barrister Fashions in Ntinda moreover at lower prices. They can even deliver to homes, offices with in town,” a customer said.
“At Barrister Fashions, we have all kinds of classy gents and ladies clothes, bags, shoes, office, casual and party wear, visit us at Kisakye Mall next to Tuskys Ntinda, or make your order we deliver,” Hope T Nowe said.
The boutique opens from Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 9:00pm. Come and support and buy yourself smartness. For details, call 0782/757961168.
At National Theatre on Monday June 19th, Alliance Française teamed up with Pearl Rhythm to present several talented upcoming Ugandan artistes at the National Theatre as Day Two of the Fête de la Musique.
Performers included celebrated Ugandan dancer Faizal Mostrixx, who put on a DJ set of danceable sounds fusing African beats and modern dance music, as well as an adorable duo of five year olds playing piano and singing gospel songs. A folk group named Amara Band surprised the crowd with a sweet new sound, and Joash got them dancing to reggae rhythms. Zoey the Story Teller entertained with her stories from Eastern Uganda, and Michael Kitanda shut down the evening with his sweet sax.
The event attracted the regular National Theatre crowd as well as new faces who are following the festival from one event to the next. As the performances began, a program manager from the Theatre took the microphone to assure the audience that National Theatre was to be renovated, not demolished as rumours have it. He thanked everyone for continuing to support the Uganda Cultural Centre.
The Fête de la Musique festival has three more events coming up in Kampala:
- A perfume concert by French artiste Laurent Assoulen on Wednesday June 21 at Sheraton (tickets at the door for 40k).
- Hiphop night at Alliance Française on Bukoto Street on Thursday the 22nd (free)
- The main / final concert at École Française on Lugogo Bypass on Saturday the 24th (free)
All these events start at 7pm.
Photos by Edwin Wamala
Yesterday was World Refugee Day. In Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda, it was a celebration bringing together over 11 nationalities to celebrate their traditions, dreams, and the peace they are building together.
Africell Uganda as part of their corporate social responsibility, joined the hundreds of refugees in the Nakivale Refugee Camp in a run to commemorate the day.
The first of its kind in the settlement, the World Refugee Day 5k Run was an initiative by the American Refugee Council (ARC) to help better life at the Nakivale Refugee Camp.
The run brought together refugees, Olympians, Africell staff, ARC staff, supporters, and lovers of humanity from all over the world; all united for one purpose – raising money for youth activities in the Camp.
Speaking about the participation in the run, Africell’s Commercial Director Milad Khairallah says this isn’t the first time Africell is partnering with ARC to aid refugees.
Last year, Africell partnered with the American Refugee Committee (ARC) that saw the giant telecom aid “change makers”- a cluster of refugee youths from Nakivale Refugee Camp who had excelled at generating fresh ideas – get recognised and honored.
Milad said, “We are honored to be part of this year’s refugee day celebrations. Africell believes in helping communities in distress or those who are underprivileged. Refugees are part of humanity and helping with such a cause is part of our vision to give back to communities where we do business. Our participation today is just a small boost to the Nakivale refugee community.”
Africell has over the years been involved in community activities that promote the welfare of disadvantaged communities. Besides the community development initiatives, Africell has also set up sponsorship schemes that aid community growth.
The ARC said the cause was for the youth. “We are all running for a cause, a chance for refugee youth. Young people in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda are getting active and doing some amazing things! And a small boost will help them take the next step towards excellence and including more youth in their efforts.”
Prodigy, one-half of the seminal New York City hip-hop outfit Mobb Deep, died Tuesday at the age of 42. Mobb Deep’s publicist confirmed the rapper’s death.
“It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep,” the statement read. “Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth. The exact causes of death have yet to be determined. We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family’s privacy at this time.”
On Instagram, Prodigy’s longtime Mobb Deep partner, Havoc, posted two photos in remembrance, one of which carried the simple message: “Forever.”
Other members of the hip-hop community have also posted tributes to Prodigy online, including Nas, Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah, Q-Tip, Method Man, Wiz Khalifa, Big Boi and Questlove.
Team No Sleep queen Sheebah Karungi has gotten a new tattoo.
The singer had the word “Karma” and a crown inked on her upper abdomen. She revealedthat she is a great believer in karma as she showed her new tattoo.
“Great Believer in KARMA! Have Always Been!! You Get What You Give! You Reap What You Sow!” She stated. “This Tattoo Means So Much To Me! One Day, I will Go deeper about its Meaning to me.”
Check out the tattoo in photos below.