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Poor Kenyan Couple Who Had A $1 Wedding Given A Lavish One

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 08:00
  • Wilson Mutura and his bride Ann opted to have a low-key wedding ceremony in Nairobi without cakes, flowers or decorations
  • Couple which became an internet hit  given chance to renew their vows in a lavish ceremony
  • Many individuals and corporate companies have since given them help in different other ways

This is something that rarely happens in real life and is the reason why a humble poor Kenyan couple has instantly become a model couple for many after they decided to have a low coast $1 wedding just to make sure their relationship and marriage is blessed in church after failing to organise the now costly common modern weddings many couples dream of.

The Kenyans Wilson Mutua 27 and Ann Mutura 24, became an internet sensation when their story hit the media waves. It is the kind of sty commonly found in novels and romantic movies but here we are following it live after the two did the ‘unthinkable’.

The couple during their 1$ wedding

They had postponed their wedding twice in 2016 because they were unable to raise $300 fee for the ceremony. But not to be undone this time round they just spent $1 on a makeshift pair of rings and showed up in Jeans, T-Shirts and other casual stuff as other costs were taken care of by the local church amidst cheers. They had dated for 3 years before deciding to get married last year.

The couple was also sponsored for a honey moon

Their action which has since won them many admirers also gave them an opportunity which opened doors to better things including an all expenses paid honey moon and renewed their vows at a lavish wedding ceremony to celebrate Valentine ’s Day on Tuesday with an estimated cost of $35,000 at an upmarket venue in the capital, Nairobi.

They exchanged new rings on Valentine’s Day at the ceremony organised by Slique events who insisted it was to give the couple that ‘romantic dream wedding’ after other well wishes had also given the couple in form of different handouts..

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Ceasorous, YKee Benda And Lydia Jazmine On List Of ‘Must Watch Talents’ On MTV Base

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 07:30

They say good tings happen to people who search for them. This might be good news but at the end of the day, it’s might put a lot of pressure on the artistes in that they might lose focus due to the fact that they will only be aiming at proving whoever put them on the list right.

Well, Ceasorous, Lydia Jazmine and YKee Benda are the only Ugandan artistes who have been lined up on the MTV Base as the artistes to watch out for this year among the hundreds that had a ‘break through’ last year.

The compilation was made by MTV Base music and talent experts from across the continent and the list of 55 established and up-and-coming artists across Africa is based on the channel’s assessment of the artists’ current and future potential, including sales performance, active release schedule, popularity/buzz, radio and video airplay, style, and other intangible factors.

Lydia Jasmine

Ceasarious

Ykee Benda

But this is not a surprise to many Ugandans apart from Lydia Jazmine because Ykee Benda and Ceasorous were tipped to shine this year by most media outlets and instead of Jazmine, Kent and Flosso, and B2C were added on the list.

Last year went well for Lydia Jazmine as she was among the artistes who were featured on Coke studio while Ceasorous and Ykee Benda topped charts with ‘Dangerous and ‘Farma remix’ songs respectively.  

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Diamond Platinumz To Be Introduced Next Month

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 19:12

Finally, after more than three years together and with two children already, Zari has decided that Diamond is the man she wants to spend her life with after announcing that they their weeding is just on the countdown.

The former musician in a recent interview with local Tanzanian radio station, Clouds FM, revealed that she’s going to first introduce Diamond Platinumz formally to her parents next month.

Zari also added that after the introduction, they will be arranging for a weeding that will most definitely be the biggest in East Africa.

Zari set to introduce Diamond Platinumz next month (Photo by Habre Muriisa)

“We are not under pressure to exchange vows; we have never sat down to plan out the wedding despite having two children together. But before all this, we first want to advance our economic investments. We will settle down formally once we build our children apartments which will help them in the future, even if we won’t be around.” She said.

Diamond and Zari are East Africa’s finest couple but Diamond is the not the first person the socialite will be introducing to her parents as Ivan Ssemwanga, a Ugandan business man based in South Africa with who they have three children was the first to travel to Jinja or an introduction.

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Photos: When Levixone And 92 Hands Helped Needy Pupils In Kosovo

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 18:54

You do not need to be stinking rich to do charity. It is all about the philanthropic attitude one has towards what we call ‘Needy People’. Talking about this, fast rising gospel singer Levixone Lala together with the 92 Hands organisation which heads with his child hood friend Trinity are some people whose dedicated hearts to Charity might take them places.

Through the years, 92 Hands organisation has helped the needy families in Kosovo slum where Levixone grew up with quite a number of things among which include renovation of some families’ old looking houses, giving them food items for Christmas (Feed Kososvo Christmas challenge) every 24th December and the Kosovo back to school challenge where they provide scholastic materials to school going children in the slum.

Last week of Friday, children whose parents did afford to buy them school requirements got everything they needed all courtesy of 92 Hands . The distribution process began in the morning saw smiles of the children’s faces after receiving the things and by day end, 203 kids had received materials the needed for first term 2017. Among the things given out were exercise books, mathematical sets, pens, rulers, pencils, graph books among others.

Below is a selection of pictures of how it went down

 

Levixone of the van that carried the scholastic materials

Trinity with one of the pupils in Kosovo slum

   

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Naava Grey, Charmant, Mun G and Keko Thrill Lovers On Valentine’s Day

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:03

Although it not an official public holiday in Uganda, 14th of February  is worldly known as Valentine’s Day. It never leaves lovers seated as many go hanging out in different night spots where parties are held to celebrate the day. One  of places where valentine’s stormed is Fame Lounge located along Acacia Avenue in Kololo.

The sound which was heard from the outside was evidence that there was an ongoing event which was none other than the Love In The City Party hosted by Capital FM’s Lucky Mbabazi and sponsored by Sms One, Capital FM  and Chizo.

A section of the revellers who were in attendance

It was an evening of filled as love as revellers were seen marching in the venue where they posed for pictures at the entrance as live jazz music played the band, warmed them up. Revellers were seen in a real cool and party mood and the night’s performances had the main headliners Nava Grey and Charmant Mushaga who took to the stage at 10:43 PM amid lots of screaming from the crowd.

Naava Grey and Charmant Mushaga entertaining revellers

Naava Grey was just flawless

Clad in a red and black dress, Grey performed like ‘Ninga Omuloge’, ‘Aliba Omu’, ‘Soka Lami’ before going for a break leaving Keko on stage, She (Keko) did her performance alongside Charmant singing tunes like ‘Make You Dance’ and their collabo ‘Mutima’. Naava later took the stage again where we saw Mun G joining her and together they performed ‘Champion’ and ‘Sejjusa’ songs as the fans cheered them on.

Naava Grey and Mun G

On the other hand, before the above, there were other performances from artistes like Doris Nyango, Kenneth Mugabi who like usual, wowed the crowd performing his ‘Naaki’ track. All in all the lovers had a blast and we are not wrong to say that the Love In The City party was an amazing experience that was mixed saw revellers mix, mingle and on top of it, they got entertained despite the sound glitches and power black outs.

Singer Doris Nyango

 

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Club Music Video Awards Official Nominees Unveiled

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 17:11

After a whole process of selecting the right videos by a panel of judges, today morning the official nominees in the 15 categories for the upcoming Club Music Video Awards slated for Saturday the 18th of March 2017 at  Kampala Serena Hotel’s Victoria Hall were unveiled a press conference held at the same hotel’s Addis Hall. Hosted by Comedian Alex Muhangi and former Urban TV presenter Malaika Nnyazi, the presser shed a light on who has been nominated where  to the various journalists who represented for their media houses.

Comedian Alex Muhangi and Former Urban TV presenter Malaika Nnyanzi were the hosts

Some of the journalists and revellers who were in attendance

It began off with breakfast serving and later one of the judges Edward Sendikaddiwa (Edy Sendi) who was the first speaker took to the stage to brief the journalists. His speech was just about the hard and easy processes they went through while selecting the final nominees.

One of the judges at the awarding night Edward Sendikadiwa (Edy Sendi) speaking at the presser

Sendi stressed that it was very hard to select the videos as majority of them were submitted in wrong categories and did not match the standard before Alexander Forbes from Urbane (one of the sponsors) handed the list of nominees to the hosts who read them loud for the revellers.

Alexander Forbes from Urbane who are sponsors giving his remarks after handing the list of nominees to the hosts Alex Muhangi and Malaika

 Shortly after, representatives from Club Pilsner namely John Katete and Peter Katonene took to the stage for question and answer session. Peter told the revellers that on top of winning awards, the winners will be receiving something as well that he did not disclose after being asked what winners will get on top of awards.

Peter Katonene and John Katete from Club Pilsener the organisers taking on the journalists’ questions

Katonene further said that as organisers, they are very confident that the selected videos have good quality despite the fact that better ones that were brought in past the deadline time were not considered. For the remaining months, fans should vote for their artistes in only 8 categories Male Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year, New Comer of the Year, Collaboration of the year, Best Duo or Group, Inspirational/Message Video of the year, Viral YouTube Video of the year and Video of the year.

The other 7 categories that is Best Direction, Best Choreography, Best Cinematography, Best Special Effects, Best Use of Technology, Best Set Design, Best Costume and Make Up will be for the judges and technical team to decide. However, it was noted that Winnie Nwagi and Irene Ntale dominated with Ntale having 7 and Nwagi 5 nominations

To vote for your artiste, simply visit www.mva.co.ug, click on vote button and sign in with your email address and you are good to go.

Some of the journalists who attended the press conference

Here is the full list of nominees 

Best Choreography

Magic – Winnie Nwagi

Njogereza – Navio

Kabulengane – Bebe Cool

Nyinimu – Exodus

 

Best Cinematography

Akaliro – Rema

Voice Inside – Patrobas x Abaasa

Yeye – Cindy Sanyu x Wahu Kagwi

Mariana – APass

 

Best Costume & Make Up

Sembera – Irene Ntale

Only You – Lilian Mbabazi

Bukolomoni – Byazy x Cindy Sanyu

Mbilo Mbilo (remix) – Eddy Kenzo x Niniola

 

Best Directing

Style & Flows – Double 5

Sembera – Irene Ntale

Voice Inside – Patrobas x Abaasa

Magic – Winnie Nwagi

 

Best Duo or Group

Pull Up – Kent and Flosso (Voltage Music)

Plenty Plenty Radio & Weasel

Nkwagala – B2C

Dagala – Radio & Weasel

 

Best Set Design

Thank You – Benjamin Spartos

Sembera – Irene Ntale

Mwana Gwe – king Saha

Nkwatako – Sheebah Karungi

 

Best Special Effects

Emergency – Keya Nemesis

Pistol – Fic fameika

Smart Wire – Vampino

IAIAO – Black Skin

 

Best Use of Technology

Voice Inside – Patroba x Abaasa

Still Standing – Cindy Sanyu

Yeye – Cindy Sanyu & Wahu

Kabako – Roden Y

Tempo (Remix) – Cindy Sanyu x Dyfla Diligon

 

Collaboration of The Year

Only You – Lilian Mbabazi

Gamululu – APass/Konshens

Bukolomoni – Byaxy & Cindy

Yeye – Cindy Sanyu and Wahu

Voice Inside – Patrobas x Abaasa

 

Female Video Of the Year

Magic – Winnie Nwagi

Go Down – Irene Ntale

Akaliro – Rema

Omukwano gwe Kilo – Irene

 

Inspirational Message Video Of The Year

Tonzoleya – Topic Kasente Ft Sheebah

Gwenafunye – Esther Nabatanzi

Thank You – Benjamin Spartos

Voice Inside – Patrobas x Abaasa

 

Male Video Of The year

Plenty Plenty – Radio & Weasel

Viva Africa – Eddy Kenzo

Voice Inside – Patrobas x Abaasa

Movie Star – Mi Casa x Eddy Kenzo

 

Newcomer Of The Year

Thank You – Benjamin Spartos

Run Away – Abaasa

Gwenafunye – Esther Nabatanzi

onzoleya – Topic Kasente x Sheebah

 

Viral Video Of The Year

Kabulengane – Bebe Cool

Musawo – Winnie Nwagi

Magic – Winnie Nwagi

Farmer (Remix) – Ykee Benda x Sheebah

 

Video Of The Year

Go Down – Irene Ntale

Voice Inside – Patrobas x Abaasa

Movie Star – Eddy Kenzo

Omukwano – Irene Ntale

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Cristiano Ronaldo To Sit Out Of Champion’s League On Wednesday.

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 16:26
  • The UEFA Champions League resumes tonight.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo will not be gracing us with his presence come Wednesday.

 

  • A nostalgic fixture between Real Madrid and Napoli.

 

As the world prepares for the return of the most prestigious sporting event in football history; The UEFA Champions LeagueCristiano_Ronaldo the Portuguese goal machine will not be on the Real Madrid line up come Wednesday.

Real Madrid who is slated to play Napoli this Wednesday will have to play without their star striker Cristiano with a record 96 Champions League strikes to his name. He suffered a heavy tackle in a 3-1 win over  Osasuna at the weekend and as the rest of the Real Madrid squad trained on ball skills on Monday, Ronaldo and Fábio_Coentrão trained inside. Ronaldo who is the current World player of the year, suffered a knock to his right leg, according to press reports, adding he was expected to shake off the injury in time to play Wednesday.

This takes us back in time 1987 to be exact. The story of Real Madrid vs Napoli and the birth of the Champions League that changed football as we know it. The first-round ‘super match’ in 1987 pitted Diego Maradona against Emilio Butragueno, but it would go on to change the face of European football for the good of the rich and plentiful. Napoli’s Diego Maradona was one of many players struck by the strange “uniqueness” of the occasion.

In pain: Cristiano Ronaldo is out of tomorrow’s game

 

 

The last and only other time that Napoli travelled to Real Madrid; back in the 1987-88 European Cup,  involved a hugely bad-tempered game that also saw a manager call a player a “mafioso” and took place in front of no fans and in an odd silence, due to crowd trouble the previous season from Real’s infamous Ultrasurs. It was hardly the setting for such a highly anticipated match between two heavyweights, not to mention the meeting of one of the greatest players ever and the most successful European Cup club ever. All of that will likely get replayed in the build-up to Napoli’s return to the Bernabeu on Wednesday, but none of it is what really makes that 1987 match unique.

It is also a situation with several levels of irony. What is only the second ever tie between Real and Napoli is now seen as a novelty in a last-16 stage that has meetings of FC BarcelonaPSG F.C and ArsenalBayern Munich both being replayed for the fourth time in just five years, a level of repetition that has dulled some of the Champions League’s intrigue and mystique.

It was exactly the intrigue and a mystique of a rarely-played fixture coming in the competition’s old opening knock-out round, however that led to that. What’s more, this growth of the Champions League has someway cannibalized some of those who were initially so behind super league ideas – from Rangers in Scotland to Liverpool and even Milan themselves.

With all the intrigue surrounding this face off of the giants, one could only hope that Cristiano will be ready for their return leg on the 22nd February.

 

 

 

 

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Adele’s Night To Remember At The Grammys

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:42

Adele on Sunday made  history on three occasions in one night during the 59th Grammy awards that happened at Staples Centre Loss Angeles, a thing that will take a long time to break.

The 28-year old British pop star was nominated in five categories this year including Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Record of the Year for “Hello,” Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of the Year. Adele walked away with all five trophies, beating out stars like Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Drake in the process.

Adele dominated the Grammys this year

Adele is now the only artiste to win Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year twice. Her second studio album, 21, won Album of the Year in 2012. That same year, her classic hit “Rolling in the Deep” took home the wins in both the Song and Record of the Year categories. (Song of the Year honors the songwriter(s), while Record of the Year honors those who recorded the song (i.e. the artist(s), producer(s), recording engineer(s), and/or mixer(s)).

She’s now the only other female artist to win Album of the Year twice, joining Taylor Swift, who won for Fearless in 2010 and 1989 in 2016.

 

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Vodafone Uganda Launches Jump Platform

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:01

Last Friday marked the launch of a new consumer engagement and youth development initiative by Vodafone Uganda called JUMP. The program is a platform for educational, entrepreneurship, inspiration/self-improvement, and lifestyle & entertainment for youths and young professionals. It is an interactive and socially managed portal with exciting content that serves to enhance E-learning, personal development and also to entertain the Ugandan youth.

Vodafone Uganda CEO, John Ndego gives a speech

The Launch took place at the Kampala Serena Hotel – Katonga Hall and was attended by government officials from the ICT and Education sectors, the Minister of ICT, Frank Tumwebaze, representatives from universities, the Jump website editors, Ugandan media, Vodafone’s CEO, Regional Youth Manager, chairman of the board and other employees. The launch was hosted by Val Oketcho.

“A key pillar in our strategy is a tremendous focus on the youth segment. In all our markets 60-70 per cent of the population is below 25 years of age, signalling an impressive pool of talent and immense capacity just waiting to be tapped into. The current trend in the use of digital media across our markets, in demographic terms, fully underscores the vital importance of supporting this segment.” Ms. Yemi Lawal, Regional Director, Youth Segment stated.

Vodafone’s John Ndego and Frank Tumwebaze, Minister Of ICT take a group photo with the Vodafone Brand anbassadors

Vodafone envisions:

  • Free access to educational content through the creation of an e-library.
  • Creating an environment where young and upcoming entrepreneurs are supported through various initiatives.
  • Launching the JUMP Academy which will provide students with a wide array of study notes and a series of video lectures from Ugandan lecturers.
  • Rolling out Vodafone services across the country this year.
  • Over five million users across all markets on the JUMP platform by 2020.

The platform has so far been launched in 2 countries in Africa including Zambia and Cameroon. Uganda is the 3rd country to have the opportunity of experiencing the Jump. The four editors of the platform are Andrew Ojara for Inspiration and Self Improvement, Cynthia Ayeza for Education, Malaika Nnyanzi for Lifestyle and Entertainment and Solomon King for Entrepreneurship who have already began uploading content on the website.

The Jump Website is accessible for free on Vodafone internet and can be accessed via www.jump.ug

Below is the JUMP Manifesto by Vodafone Group:

Gallery of Key Moments:

Click to view slideshow.

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Chameleone Drops Yet Another Love Tune ‘Super Star’

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 22:40

As he prepares for his ‘Legend Hit After Hit’ concert slated for Friday the 19th of May 2017, Uganda’s self proclaimed music doctor Jose Chameleone is dropping songs one after the other and if his latest ‘Sweet Banana’ was the one rocking your playlist, its high time you updated it because he has today released yet another one dubbed ‘Super Star’

Produced by two talented audio producers namely Kays (Madder Kays) and Baur at Leone Island studios, ‘Super Star’ an Afro-beat genre tune that you could compare to ‘Wale Wale’ is another love song where we hear Chameleone confessing his love for a girl he loves most, to an extent of calling her his ‘Super Star’. The song is sang in three languages namely English, Kiswahili and Luganda.

Super Star The Song

In a brief intro, Chameleone begins the song with a hoarse voice appraising the girl for being special because she loves and chose him then he later sings the chorus that is also full of more appraisal words to the girls like how he calls her the his number one and super star.

He then begins the first verse confessing how his friends have forsaken him but he still holds on to the girl because she is there for him despite the change of situation, there by commending her for staying strong and don’t run away when all the others did. Her inner beauty and humbles have forced Chameleone to lover her for a long time.

Chameleone introduces the second verse singing in Kiswahili and he is heard saying how haters are going to talk about them but finally get tired, he adds saying that regardless of their motor mouths, they will remain with nothing as he assures the girl that he is her real lover and hero and he there need her to come his way instead of going away.

In the 3rd and final verse, Chameleone says thank you to the girl for taking good care of him, he hails the girl once more giving a deaf ears to the rumours they spread about him a thing that confirms the lady is truly Chameleone’s love.

Conclusion

Just like how Wale Wale increased his fan base in Africa, we hope ‘Super Star’ will do as well especially basing on the fact that the producers did a good job and gave him a real African sound as we wait for the video. But it is a tune with danceable beats that would leave on one seated.

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King Saha’s New ‘Ssembera’ Video Paints A Picture On High School Life

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 21:20

Singer King Saha’s love for old school kind of songs is one of the things we should probably get him talking about but according to a successful example we have seen that is the ‘Mwana Gwe’ video, we have a reason to give him a green light to continue doing more.

The latest video he dropped a few days is for his recent single ‘Ssembera’ (Luganda for ‘come closer’) produced by Sound Cova’s Diddy Baur. It is a love song in which Saha expresses how he is in love with a girl who delays to accept his love proposal. He tries all ways to win her heart with a long struggle but finally he succeeds when the girl says yes and he is now asking her to ‘draw nearer to her’ and they grow their love deeper.

‘Ssembera’ the video

Shot and directed by Savy Filmz’s Sasha Vybz, the 4-minute video that depicts the high school life begins with a brief scene where students clad in their best attire are seated in the venue for a prom party probably waiting for the proceedings to kick off. They are listening to some music to warm them up just like at any party or function. We later see one of the naughty students who walks in with his date and mixes drinks with alcohol although we don’t understand why.

Finally the party kicks off with King Saha’s performance and the students’ excitement is showcased in the way they cheer him on as he takes the stage. As he performs, the crowd is seen pulling all sorts of dance strokes with their dates as Saha entertains them.

The video’s director then takes our attention to a fortnight back where we see Saha staring at the girl of his love as she walks in class with her friend. He pulls her aside and begins telling what he feels deep inside. The same scene shows how he went through a lot to win the girl’s heart, writing to her love chits requesting her to be his date at the Prom Party.

The attention goes back to the party where the excitement does not seem to stop as more things happen like how some people are seen posing for photos as they still enjoys Saha’s performance live on stage. The most awaited moment finally comes to pass as King Saha’s crush joins him on stage and together they dance together while holding each other’s waist and the video is finally concluded with a session where people showcase what dance style s they got.

Conclusion

The song reminds me of the good old days of Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Pat Shange and the late Brenda Fassi and in its flow, probably the inspiration was drawn from South Africa or Zulu traditional folk lore. Basing on the fact that it has oldies beats, we excepted to the video set up to be the same but instead it was full modern things like the dress code of people in the video and video is full people of people playing musical instruments like guitars, percussions, melodicas and the way people danced from start to end portrays a real prom party where revellers were having fun.

Watch the video here

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Kampala Celebrates International Scotch Day

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:25

In honour of Scotland’s gift to the world, Ugandans on Friday February 10th, 2017, joined Scotch lovers’ world over to celebrate the inaugural International Scotch Day at Liquid Silk in Kampala.

The day invites people everywhere to raise a glass of Scotch whisky to celebrate a drink that’s made to be enjoyed with good company, wherever and whenever.

In a statement, Ronan Beirne, Global Marketing Director from Diageo commented. “Scotch is the world’s favourite whisky. No other spirit can offer the same range of tastes, textures and flavours; made the same way for over five hundred years in distilleries small and large, the length and breadth of Scotland. The introduction of International Scotch Day shows our confidence in the vibrancy of Scotch.”

Adding, “We are proud of the heritage, authenticity and quality of the category but we are also continuing the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship by adding a new cultural moment and occasion to the calendar to continue to drive and evolve the future of Scotch whisky.”

Scotch is the very pinnacle of cool – loved in every corner of the globe. It’s made to be enjoyed any way you like it. In China, Scotch is often mixed with iced green tea; in the Caribbean it’s served with coconut water; and in India they like it straight.

Some of the revellers at the event

Official International Scotch Day celebrations are taking place all over the world, and fronting the proceedings is world renowned supermodel Coco Rocha and actress Freida Pinto.

In Kampala, the evening’s proceedings kicked off with welcome Scotch-based cocktails after which the guests were taken through a practical mentorship session on the different ways to enjoy Scotch.

Marcus Kwikiriza, the Reserve Brand Ambassador at Uganda Breweries Limited, who was dressed in traditional Scottish attire, engaged guests in an interactive but informative session on how to identify what Scotch whisky suits them.

In addition, there will be mouth watering discounts at all participating outlets and retail stores on Scotch whisky. There will also be rewards for consumers purchasing Scotch. The Scotch Brands that will be on offer during the #LoveScotch festival are; VAT 69, J&B, Singleton, Red Label, Black Label and Gold Reserve.

The evening’s proceedings were spiced up by performances from a Live Band and guitar maestro Myko Ouma.

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Photos: How Celebrities Dressed At The 59th Grammy Awards

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 16:42

Last night the 59th Annual Grammy awards took place in Los Angeles and it was a huge night for Adele who took home album and song of the year awards. Beyoncé led her peers with nine nominations while Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West all tied with eight.

The night’s performers included Adele, Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franklin, The Weekend and Daft Punk, among many others. Just like through the previous years, Grammy Awards have a nice set with a red carpet treat that sees different celebrities pose for pictures.

Grammy Award is an honour awarded by The Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artistes, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest.

Here is a selection of some celebrities’ looks at the at the 59th Grammy awards

DJ Khaled

Recording Artiste Girl Crush

Rihanna

 artist Jennifer Lopez

 Tinashe

 Lady Gaga

Jidenna

 Jason Derulo

Chance the Rapper

2 Chains

Celine Dion

Rick Ross

Beyonce

Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy

Katy Perry

Jennifer Lopez

Demi Lovato

Adele

Ziggy Marley

Beyonce’s sister Solange Knowles

Below is the full list of winners at the 59th edition of Grammy awards

Album Of The Year
Adele, 25

Song Of The Year
Adele, “Hello”

Best Rap Album
Chance The Rapper, Coloring Book

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Beyoncé, Lemonade

Best Country Solo Performance
Maren Morris, “My Church”

Best Rock Song
David Bowie, “Blackstar”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”

Best New Artist
Chance The Rapper

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Greg Kurstin

Best Pop Vocal Album
Adele, 25

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Willie Nelson, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele, “Hello”

Best Musical Theater Album
The Color Purple

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Miles Ahead (Miles Davis and various artists)

Best Metal Performance
Megadeth, “Dystopia”

Best Rap Song
Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Best Rap/Sung Performance
Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Best Rap Performance
Chance the Rapper, “No Problem” [featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz]

Best R&B Album
Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live

Best Comedy Album
Patton Oswalt, Talking for Clapping

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Kalani Pe’a, E Walea

Best Folk Album
Sarah Jarosz, Undercurrent

Best Contemporary Blues Album
Fantastic Negrito, The Last Days of Oakland

Best Traditional Blues Album
Bobby Rush, Porcupine Meat

Best Bluegrass Album
O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor, Coming Home

Best Americana Album
William Bell, This Is Where I Live

Best American Roots Song
Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers), “Kid Sister”

Best American Roots Performance
Sarah Jarosz, “House of Mercy”

Best Tropical Latin Album
Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo, Donde Están?

Best Regional Mexican Music Album
Vicente Fernández – Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo)

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
iLe, iLevitable

Best Latin Pop Album
Jesse & Joy, Un Besito Mas

Best Country Album
Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Best Country Song
Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw) – “Humble and Kind”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Pentatonix – “Jolene” [featuring Dolly Parton]

Best Roots Gospel Album
Joey+Rory – Hymns

Best Latin Jazz Album
Chucho Valdés, Tribute to Irakere: Live in Marciac

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Ted Nash Big Band, Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
John Scofield, Country for Old Men

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
John Scofield, soloist,  “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”

Contemporary Instrumental
Snarky Puppy, Culcha Vulcha

Best Dance Recording
The Chainsmokers, “Don’t Let Me Down” [ft. Daya]

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist – Schmann & Berg (tie)
Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker), Shakespeare Songs (tie)

Best Classical Compendium
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony) – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Steve Reich

Best Choral Performance
Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir) – Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1

Best Opera Recording
James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus) – Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles

Best Orchestra Performance
Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra) – Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9

 

Producer of the Year, Classical
David Frost

Best Engineered Album, Classical
Mark Donahue and Fred Vogler, Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles

Best Music Film
The Beatles, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years

Best Spoken Word Album
Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

Best Children’s Album
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Infinity Plus One

Best World Music Album
Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, Sing Me Home

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains

Best Gospel Album
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters – “Thy Will”

Best Gospel Performance/Song
Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter – “God Provides”

Best New Age Album
White Sun – White Sun II

Best Surround Sound Album
Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony, Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement

Best Remixed Recording
André Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses), “Tearing Me Up (RAC Remix)”

Best Historical Album
Steve Berkowitz & Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering engineer (Bob Dylan) – The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12 (Collector’s Edition)

Best Album Notes
Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers (Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle) – Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Alon

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Gérard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf) – Edith Piaf 1915-2015

Best Recording Package
Jonathan Barnbrook, art director (David Bowie), Blackstar

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), “Flintstones”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), “You and I”

Best Instrumental Composition
Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band), ”Spoken at Midnight”

Best Song Written for Visual Media
Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
John Williams, composer, Star Wars: the Force Awakens

 

Best Recording Package
David Bowie, Blackstar

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
David Bowie, Blackstar

Best Gospel Performance/Song
Tamela Mann, Kirk Franklin, “God Provides”

Best Gospel Album
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion

Best Music Video
Beyoncé, “Formation”

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Flume, Skin

Best Country Album
Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth

Best R&B Performance
Solange, “Cranes In The Sky”

Best R&B Song
Maxwell, “Lake By The Ocean”

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Singer Adam Mulwana Back To Zero

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:55

When you talk about the February 2016 Uganda presidential elections, three names pop up. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Kizza Besigye and Adam Mulwana. The two first names ring a bell because they have always been in Uganda’s political circles but the third name just popped up last year after composing a song for Besigye.

The song that became a hit randomly saw Adam Mulwana perform at big events and getting highly paid by FDC political party because of ‘Toka Kwa barara’ (Kiswahili for get out of the way) which was also the party’s anthem among the hundreds submitted.

However, the news we received concerning the artiste is not good because his studio in Makindye was set ablaze by unknown people.

Adam Mulawana checks the ashes after his Makindye based studio was burn to zero

It is said that by the time the studio caught fire, the artiste was not there and only returned when his neighbours notified him.

Investigations are still ongoing regarding what could have sparked off the fire but Mulwana is back to zero because he not only lost his studio equipment but also his album which he was set to release soon with most songs pro-opposition just like ‘Toka Kwa Bala Bala’.

 

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Betway Kobs Manage To Edge Passed The Shell Rimula Rhinos.

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:56
  • Betway Kobs triumphant at Legends Derby.
  • The definition of a Derby.
  • Brian Odong by far best captain in the league.

In  a rather nail biting rugby game, Betway Kobs managed to come out triumphant against their rival Shell Rimula Rhinos at Legends Rugby Club  on Saturday 11th February. Once again, the air stank of rivalry, on the stands between the fans and on the pitch. It was supposed to be a tense afternoon and the game lived to its billing. After the loss that the Betway Kobs suffered in first round against their rivals the Shell Rimula Rhinos, it was time for the former league champions to take their place and fight hard for the win they badly needed.

Betway Kobs playing against KCB in Kenya

Betway Kobs who are now playing without a coach were depending mainly on the heart they have always had and put forward foe years. It was then put up to Captain Brian Odong to lead his team and he didn’t disappoint.  After the Rhinos side scoring the penalty to push the scores to 3-0 it was up to Captain Brian Odong to run through and score the first try. With a conversion from James Ilongat the scores quickly moved to 3-7 in favor of the Kobs.

Kobs however still succumbed to another penalty which had Jasper ochen of Rimula Rhinos kick for points instead of attempt to go for a line out to push them forward to make a try.  Micheal Amolo retaliated with an unconverted try for Kobs to bring the score to 06:12. But like any other derby, it only got harder for the Blues as the rhinos kept pushing against them hard.

Betway Kobs unveiling their jersey.

After a much needed half time break, the Rhinos came back hard on their arch rivals; Rhinos’  Daudi Semwami then intercepted a pass from Adnan Mutebi to score a brilliant try which is took scores up and the game becomes tight. Betway kobs suffered two rather calculated drop kicks from Jasper Ochen that made the game tight and really it could have gone either way seeing that the rhinos were now 2 points up at 22-20.

By saving grace, the Rhinos who now got excited and failed to settle down then got penalized a few meters from the try line. A tired Kobs side chose to play it safe and go for points and the game ended soon after with a one point lead from the Betway Kobs. Man of the match went to Kobs Captain Brian Odong for leading his team to victory against all odds. As their slogan says “Poetry in motion” Kobs live to fight another day.

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Manchester United Still In 6th After A Watford Win.

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 08:31
  • Manchester United beat Watford 2-0.
  • Martial proves that he is worth being selected on the first team.
  • Jose Mourihno optimistic about joining the top four teams of the league.

After an amazing display of ball discipline and angelic movement, Manchester United still remain in the sixth position on the table. Saturday 11th February was the day that saw a very organized Red Devils side defeat Watford FC 2-0.

Amidst a lot of talk and controversy, José_Mourinho decided to put Anthony_Martial on the starting team. Although to other reporters this seemed like a bad idea considering most critics believe that it would have been safer to maintain the same team that beat Leister City FC, Mourihno made this decision purely based on the work Anthony has been doing during the training sessions.

Juan Mata of Manchester United being congratulated by teammates.

United, now unbeaten in their past 16 Premier League games, took the lead when Martial set up Juan_Mata to finish from close range in the 32 minute of first half and Martial closing the scores in the 60th minute of second half. Watford keeper Heurelho_Gomes then made fine saves to deny Paul_Pogba and Zlatan_Ibrahimović. But Martial, making his first league start since 15 January, sealed victory for United in their last league game for three weeks when he fired home after a driving run.

Victory briefly took United up to fifth, but they finished the day back in sixth after Liverpool FC’s 2-0win over Tottenham Hotspur

Jose Mourihno hugs Martial after his outstanding performance.

Jose Mourihno had this to say, “It was beautiful. The period before the first goal was amazing. The crowd were so happy and so enthusiastic because the quality, the chances, the beauty, the football, the movement, the chances, the saves. It was absolutely amazing. It would have been a football crime if we didn’t score a goal in that period. We scored and it was an important goal for our confidence. It was a little bit of a sense of relief, arriving at half-time winning.”

“We could kill the game with more goals but we didn’t so I thought, if we don’t kill it one way, by scoring a third goal, I am killing it by bringing on Marouane Fellaini for stability in midfield; to deal with the direct football to Troy Deeney and Stefano Okaka. We did very well and it was very much deserved.”

 

With such consistency, Manchester United could easily find itself in the top four positions of the league, but its still left up to the mathematics, if the top four teams suffer anymore losses and the Red Devils win they will go straight to 2nd position. Keep it locked at Chano 8 sport for more exciting sporting premier league updates.

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Rachael Magoola Named Among 8 Judges At Club Music Video Awards

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 11:54

.Rachael Magoola to Judge at the upcoming Club Music Video Awards

.Meet the rest of the judges one by one and what they do

.Official nominations list to be released soon

Veteran singer and dancer attached to Uganda’s legendary band Afrigo, Rachael Magoola has been named among the eight judges slated to judge at the Upcoming Club Music Awards on Saturday the 18th of March 2017. Uganda’s music will be recognised and awards given to winners and artistes and the general public should there wait to see who is nominated where as Club is set of officially unveil the nominees list on Valentine’s Day.

According to the organisers Club Pilsener, they say it is an honour to have Magoola whose original compositions reflect the richness of her country’s cultural heritage imbedded in a modern sound as one of the judges on the panel. But who are the rest?

Veteran singer and dancer Rachael Magoola will be a judge at the upcoming Club Music Video awards

Two judges namely Angola’s top model and TV host Karina Barbosa and Namibia’s Tim Ekandjo the Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer for Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) which is the country’s biggest telecommunications company, were unveiled a while ago so meet the rest below.

Isaac Rucci

Rucci is a fearless influencer, motivational and inspirational speaker, a social and serial entrepreneur.

He has been a board member of NBS TV since 2008 and for more than 20 years, he and his two best friends call them Limit X, traversed the world singing Inspirational music, leaving a trail of fans in over 59 countries worldwide.

Isaac retired from globe-trotting and entered the field of promotions and event management, pioneering the high bar for events’ standards in East Africa by bringing iconic stars like Cece Winans, Kirk Franklin and Billy Ocean

He is currently the host of Billion Lotto, the Uganda National Lottery, a product of the Ministry of finance.

Isaac Rucci

Edward Sendikaddiwa

Also known as Edy Sendi, he is a passionate British trained computer scientist who wears many hats in the performing arts space. He is a hands-on Studio Producer, Theatre Director, comedy sketch writer, performing arts critic and a lover of Ugandan Music History.

Edward Sendikaddiwa runs West Records, a local production house producing radio adverts and Television commercials. Under the same company he runs a talent booking department for Musicians, MCs, Comedians, Actors, Actresses and Dancers.
He works with Dembe FM as a panellist on Talk & Talk show, an entertainment talk show.

Edward Sendikaddiwa

Adong Lucy Judith

She is a Film/Theatre Director, Writer & Producer, graduating from Temple University MFA Film and Media in 2015 under the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship (2012), where she also took classes in MFA Theatre Directing.

She is famous for directing two of her plays Ga-AD (2016) and Silent Voices, an alumna of M-Net East Africa Screenwriters Lab (2010). Judith worked as a Staff Screenwriter for M-Net’s original Television Drama Series, The Agency (2009) as well as an alumna of Maisha Film Lab.

Her work has been presented in different global theatres in New York, London, Toronto and Chicago, and is being studied at Ivy League Universities like Princeton University, Dartmouth College, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she has occasionally been invited as a visiting artist.

Olamide Adedeji

Olamide Ayodeji Adedeji is one of Nigeria’s brightest and smartest media industry individuals that have carved a niche for himself across the media and entertainment landscape in Nigeria.

 With over 12 years of solid experience that cuts across television and radio broadcast, live events, publishing and media production, Olamide is one of the most creative and exceptional individuals you’ll find around to help you bring your ideas to life with the simplest, creative and precise solution(s).

Olamide works in various capacities with global companies like Guinness, Unilever, Nokia, MTN, Nigerian Breweries, Multichoice, Sound City, ONTV, Spice TV, Urban Radio and more.

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Photos: Racers VIP Bar And Lounge Opened At Thrilling Party

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 18:47

Located in first floor in Kirabo Complex Mall alongside Bukoto- Kisaasi Road, yesterday a new VIP bar called Racers was officially launched at a glamorous function held at the Bar’s premises amid thrilling performances from legendary Afrigo Band, Naava Grey and Lydia Jazmine.

Before showtime kicked off, revellers were treated to the best music mixes as they enjoyed the cool ambiance of the spacious bar while sipping on drinks of their choice served to them by the waitresses until the first performers Afrigo Band took to the stage. They first gave a chance to the junior members to showcase and later the seniors joined in.

Led by Moses Matovu the Band leader, senior members took the stage at 10:40 PM amid lots of ululations from the revellers and performed songs like ‘Twali Twagalana’, ‘Silina Anantwala’. The revellers didn’t stop ululating even when Rachael Magoola and Joanita Kawalya showcased too.

Naava took to the stage later performin Ninga Omuloge’, ‘Soka Lami’, ‘Aliba Wani’ and ‘Nterede’ songs leaving the stage for Lydia Jazmine who performed ‘Same Way’ and ‘Cheerie’ songs. The Grand opening was a success as it saw celebrities like star comedian Anne Kansiime who pulled rare dance moves with her husband OJ and Ghetto president Bobi Wine.

photos below

Moses Matovu of Afrigo Band doing what he does best

Some of the revellers who attended

 

 

 

Rachael Magoola and Joanita Kawalya

Comedian Anne Kansime tries the Bend Over dance moves as Joanita Kawalya performs

Naava Grey

Lydia Jazmine

Socialite Muzeyi Kanyike aka Dynamite dancing off his excitement

Joanita Kawalya

Singer and instrumentalist Charmant Mushaga

His excellence Bobi Wine and friends were in attendance as well

Anne Kansiime and husband OJ pulling rear dance strokes

Afrigo Band’s percussionist Ssewanyana Herman doing his thing

Isaac Rucci perfoming

   

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Don’t Nominate Me For Any Local Award Says Angry Bebe Cool

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 18:32

Once again Ugandan super star artiste Bebe Cool is in war of words with the media after being branded as the ‘owner’ of a music and entertainment award project – The Hipipo Awards.

This is not the first time Bebe Cool has faced this sort of description and criticism especially in relation to the just conclude HiPipo Award after walking away with four wards this year. Some sections of the public and media have since branded the award as ‘Bebe Cool awards’ after dominating every year though this particular one has rubbed him really the wrong way.

Bebe Cool has now given his side of the story and most importantly, he doesn’t want to have anything to do with any local awards ceremony and wants no one to nominate him for any award as he tussles it out on the international stage. Below is his full statement.

Angry Bebe Cool

“HIPIPO AWARDS.
I was touched when u saw a news paper that I trust in Uganda putting up cartoon impression that is definitely destructive to the music industry of Uganda for such a media house to claim that I personally own the HIPIPO awards and hence award my self.Its a pity seeing such destruction happening at a moment when Uganda needs constructive information to help direct citizens to hard wor
k hence achievement. 


I have worn alot of awards in my last 25 years because of hard work,focus and consistence despite all the negative forces that have been put in my front.
I would have expected an article that appreciates the ones who are focused and have worked hard and encourage the ones who are lazy and not focused to better them selves hence our industry. 
If u wanted to know the truth about who is who and who deserves what in Ugandan,do your personal research on the ground rather than sitting in office and picking one or two rumours off social media.


I have reached great hights in my career and am still focused on greater ones.HIPIPO awards are the only legitimate,consistent awards in UGANDA since PAM awards closed and I don’t remember any male artist working better than me even in the last two PAM awards.
But u did not name them PAMBEBE AWARDS like you have named the later HI-BEBE music awards.


Let last year be evidence to you that despite the fact that I had become the most hated artist allover Uganda because of my political stand,I managed to turn the tables round and make people love me for who I am and the music I did. Remember all artist who did not do public political moves where in their comfort zone while I was focused and working hard.
All the research that was done by every one who analysed the music in Uganda last year by December pointed out clearly the best performing male artists Bebecool and best performing female artist Sheeba.


Don’t forget the music spoke for its self and also how many concerts the two of us where doing could prove to you beyond resonable doubt that these where the best,not forgetting I was from tubonga nawe where Uganda had been asked by opposition leaders to boycott my music and concerts.
Unfortunately I have also heard musicians claiming the same.
Today I have decided officially ask all organising committees of any music competition/awards in Uganda to exclude my name in any nomination in Uganda.Let me concentrate on being appreciated beyond my borders rather than home because it is the way of a GOOD Ugandan to fail a fellow achieving UGANDAN both locally and in the diaspora. 
Finally for those who believe in me,the year begun yesterday when I released my first single for 2017 called #NANANANA. 


I promise I will raise the pride of all my supporters even more these coming years because i don’t sing for awards but people.
For those who are competing with me musically,competition is healthy as long as it’s positive competition and don’t expect me to favour you musically.
Thanks you HIPIPO and my loyal fans.
It’s a GENTLEMAN’S MAJESTIC EXIT.
Have a blessed day.
In gagamel failure is not an option. 
Watch my new mussic video on the link below.”

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Club Dome Social Event Making A New Year Come Back In Jinja

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:53

Club Dome a social event targeting university-going students across Uganda is one of the most thrilling social events the masses have appreciated in all the places it has been held at namely Makerere University, International University of East Africa (IUEA), Mbarara University, Gulu and the next  one which slated to take place for the first time in Jinja district.

Organised by Club Pilsener, the event to be hosted by comedian Salvado, will take place at Crested Crane Grounds and fans should prepare for full swing entertainment action from confirmed headliners of this edition namely Nutty Neithan, Maro, Djs Roja and Slick Stuart and Dj Dash.

Nutty Neithan will be performing at Club Dome Jinja edition

Maro set to thrill his fans in Jinja at the Club Dome event

“For the dome in Jinja, we look to pick up from where we left off last year. Beginning the year with a bang, starting from the East. Look out for crazy mixing from top DJs and performances from Uganda’s favourite acts as chosen by the cool people of Jinja. Lots of fun activities for you and your squad till you drop.” Mr Katete the Club Twist Brand Manager told Chano8 when we contacted him for a comment.

 One of the most interesting things besides the performances is the set up that includes a video games zone, mobile beach, other indoor games like boxing and above all, drinks are sold at a cheap price so there is no excuse for one to stay thirsty. There are also loots of goodies to be won.

The last edition of the event last year took place in Gulu at Acholi Inn where performers like star comedian Salvado Idringi, Ziza Bafana, Jackie Akello, BSG Labongo, Bosmic Otim, Kent and Flosso, Djs Emma, Dash, Roja and Slick Stuart threw the hundreds of revellers who filled the place into frenzy on Friday the 25th of November.

Photos of the last Club Dome in Gulu town

Ziza Bafana performing.

 

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