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Bebe Cool, Ife To Headline At Roast And Rhyme’s Reggae Edition

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 08:00

Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves! Roast and Rhyme is back! Barbeque and Music lovers in Uganda are set to enjoy yet another unforgettable fun-filled experience. According to organizers’ Swangz Avenue, the next edition of the Bell Lager sponsored event dubbed “Reggae Nyam Nyam” is slated for 12th March 2017.

Highlighted by a blend of great live music performances, beer, fashion, flair and mouthwatering BBQ, the reggae themed event will be graced by Ife the poet, Bebe Cool, Benon and Vamposs.

 

Revelers getting their bbq ready at the event last year

Roaster getting the job done to suit revelers pallates

Revellers danced along to their favorite songs performed at the last Roast Rhyme Eedition

Due to the success of the previous edition, Roast and Rhyme has risen to become one of the highly-anticipated activities on Kampala’s social calendar.

Bebe Cool for one had a big last year, churning out hits like Kabulengane, Azina Aseka and Sente and going on to have a successful concert.

Held by the lakeside, Roast and Rhyme starts early in the afternoon and provides friends and family a scenic atmosphere to unwind as they listen to great music. The event will again be held at Jahazi Pier in Munyonyo and tickets will soon be available for purchase.

Time to dust off those braais and grills and prepare to drive down to Munyonyo on March 12th. We certainly will be there, will you?

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Ronny Mc Vex’s Comedy Feast Lives Up To The Billing

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 20:29

A lot was expected of Ronnie Mcvex before he was handed the ComedyFeast at Benrich and on Tuesday, he showed what he is capable of by probably holding the best theme night ever at the Kisasi-based hangout.

Stand up comedian Ronnie Mcvex who has been working with Fun Factory, was entrusted with the night but going by the numbers that turned up, the owners might really be happy with his idea of coming up with a comedy theme night.

With all the comedy shows that are happening all over town, you might be wondering why someone would head to Kisaasi for a comedy session – however, the event host gave them all the reason to. He decided to invite all the leading top comedians in the country who are also his friends to be part of this grand opening.

Ronny Mc Vex with fans at the venue

He takes the fans through a ‘music session’

Comedians like Salvado, Madrat and Chicko and Napoleon Emma among others were the headlining performers and as if that wasn’t enough, Team No Sleep’s Sheebah was also brought into the mix to do a few songs.

Despite the cold weather and drizzles, comedy fans came in large numbers and their ribs were pretty cracked up by the comedians. Some were seen wiping their tears while others just held their stomachs to contain the jokes.

“Thanks everyone who turned up,” Mcvex said as the night was coming to a close and he also encouraged people to continue with the spirit and still turn up for the show every Tuesday.

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Charmant Mushaga, Naava Grey To Serenade Revellers On Valentine’s Day

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 18:33
  • Nava Grey and Charmant Mushaga set for a romantic Valentines Day show at the Fame

As Everyone is informed that we have entered the month of love as 14th of this month will be Valentine’s Day, the date lovers look out for every year. This day has not left Ugandans ‘sleeping’ as majority are gearing up for the various parties organised to celebrate it.

One of the events that promises to be ballistic and one shouldn’t miss out is the ‘Love In City Valentines Listeners Party’ that is aimed at Showcasing two artistes namely Naava Grey and multi-talented singer and instrumentalist Charmant Mushaga. The two are set to perform to revellers who will gather at the Acacia Avenue based Fame Lounge this Valentine’s Day.

Naava Grey and Charmant Mushaga set to thrill their fans this Valentine’s Day

In a way, it will also be the platform to officially unveil them as artistes managed by Molten Africa Entertainment, the event will not have only the two acts performing but other artistes supporting acts like Kenneth Mugabi, Doris Nyango, and Ceaserous.

When we contacted Nava Grey for a comment about the big day, she had this to say “Fans should expect the very best of my music, an emotional performance and a one on one with the special couples who will show up that day     it will be a night of reunion in the name of love.”

Naava Grey and Charmant performing at oneof the events last year

Proudly sponsored by SMS ONE, Chano8 and Roke Telecom, the event’s entry fee is only Ug Shs 20,000 ordinary (after 10PM) and VIP is 150,000 couples and 100,000 singles with a three course dinner and a bottle of wine  

 

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10 Movies Perfect For Valentine’s Day

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 16:18

There is no need to feel blue if this year you are not in to mood to prance around in your best outfit scrambling for table at the hottest restaurants and shows all in the name of celebrating Valentine’s day. It is no crime to tell ‘bae’ you just want to unwind informs of your screen with a glass of wine and hold his hand while you catch up with a romantic comedy. I say romantic comedy so that we are being fair because your man might feel his manhood had been compromised watching Titanic or the Vow for the 100th time since you started dating last year.

If your single and not in the mood to be explain to your friends and family or go out and seem like you are trying so hard to look single on valentine’s day. This list is for you too.

Enough about the complexities of dating and movie selection here is a lineup of romantic comedies that we believe are not gender biased. So cook yourself a special meal for, chill a bottle of wine and get out your warmest soak and dive in.

  1. Sisters

This is some good old fashioned girl on girl fun. It is hilarious and will have u cracking up all night, sisters over misters.

  1. How to be single

It might have bitter sad sting to it but fat Amy is one of the funniest women on this planet. Enjoy this step by step guide on how to be single as the 2 besties find out it’s pretty hard

  1. How to lose a guy in 10 days

When this 2 jaded people are pit against each other to see if one and catch while the other releases. It is a tag of love and war when it comes to these two. Enjoy the full irony of day to day relationships

  1. The other woman

This is a comical eye opener on female struggle to keep a cheating man. Don’t we love Nicki Minaj! I know we all love a good revenge film.

  1. Train wreck

Have you ever felt like a movie title described your entire love life? Now sprinkle on top some comedy and vwhaaalla the perfect Valentines Day movie.

  1. La la land

This is so last year and if you love musicals this will absolutely be up your alley.  You will enjoy the hustle and struggle of following your passion and your heart. It’s a great movies.

 

  1. Sleepless in Seattle

This 1993 classic is amazing. Tom hanks and Meg Rayan fall in love over the radio waves. It is funny and remember you can never go wrong with the classics.

  1. Drinking buddies

If you are on your own and are feeling like going full indie and you’re not in the mood for the perfect happy ending kind of love story then this is the perfect movie for you. No fairy tales.

  1. Love and Basketball

While many romance movies are difficult for men to watch, Love & Basketball goes a long way into drawing men into this “chick flick” genre by incorporating an underlying sports theme. Quincy (Omar Epps) and Monica (Sanaa Lathan) meet on the basketball court as kids, and their love/hate relationship keeps their lives intersecting as they live their individual dreams of playing pro ball. If you’re young, enjoy sports, or crave passion, this movie’s for you.

 

  1. Valentine’s day

Well a valentine’s day movie list isn’t complete without a movie titled Valentine’s day. All I can say about this movie is it has all the most beautiful a list actors and they lived all the highs and lows in mine series all taking place in one single day.

 

So get you pop corn call a girlfriend or boyfriend and enjoy….

 

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Fun Factory’s Comedicine Back Tonight

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:23

Comedy outfit Fun factory came and conquered and made a name in the business. Their consistence has kept them among the top comedy outfits in the region due to their hilarious skits presented especially at National Theatre every Thursday. Through the years, these guys have cracked ribs and it is a thing that has turned them into celebrated people in the region.

Some of the members of Fun factory in  (in a blue legging is Evelyn, Voronica Tindi in a black legging and sitting is Mendo (left) and Zizinga

They broke off in the first of December for the festive season and also to prepare for their end of year ‘5 Star Madness gig and tonight, at their usual place National Theatre, they are officially resuming this New Year’s sessions. So brace your selves for more rib-cracking series of shows. When we contacted Richard Tuwange on what to expect this year, this is what he had to say;

“The thing people love about our show is the fact that it’s an entirely new show every week. But more special is how we present the funny side of the popular events of the past few days. Tomorrow (today) we feature Steven Kigozi for an acoustic Musical spice. A lot of people have been starved for a month and a half”

Fun Factory team is back and recharged for 2017

Sponsored by Sms One, Mirinda, Bell Lager and NBS TV, the show is going to kick off at exactly 7:30 PM and entry fee is only 20,000 shillings and according to what Richard told us, they are determined to unveil new stuff you have never seen before and like their slogan says, they will ‘make laugh to you’

 

 

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Total Sends 2 To Watch AFCON Finals In Gabon

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:12

Sandra Lamunu Oketta and a friend will be travelling to Gabon to watch Total Africa Cup of Nations finals. Lamunu won in the Total Uganda Tombola campaign. The Tombola campaign which ended on Friday has been giving Ugandans a chance to go watch the Afcon finals, as well as win goodies from Total Uganda.

According to Ted Mugisa, the Sales and Marketing manager Total Uganda, the Tombola campaign has been running for a month and people who have been shopping from the Total Bonjour shops and fueling from Total Uganda have been winning different prizes.

“The ultimate prize was going to watch the Afcon finals and Sandra and a friend of her choice will be traveling to Gabon on an all-expenses paid trip. However, people have been winning a couple of other prizes,” Mugisa said.

The lucky winners receing their tickets from TOTAL Uganda

Sandra, a businesswoman as well as a student at the Uganda Christian University, chose Pamela Kankunda, a fellow student to travel with to Gabon.

“I shopped from the Total Bonjour shop in Ntinda, was given a card which I scratched and followed the instructions. I was called on Friday and I was told I had won,” Lamunu said.

Total group is the proud official partner of the Afcon a deal that will stretch for eight years. The Total Afcon finals will be played February 5, 2017 at the Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville.

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Galaxy FM Awards Sheeba

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:45

For the first time ever, a Ugandan radio station has decided to award the top musician who has received the most requests in a year.

Galaxy FM last Monday held a small event at their base in Kansanga where they awarded Sheebah Karungi for getting the most requests last year. The Team No Sleep artiste spent 37 record weeks at number one with her ‘Nkwatako’ track hence emerging the number one song out of the 102.

“Every year, we do a top 102 songs of the year. We base this countdown on how popular the songs were that year mostly through airplay and requests. For 2016, the reigning Zzina Awards female artiste of the year Sheebah took, closely followed by Ziza Bafana’s ‘Tuli majje,” Innocent Nahabwe, the station director said.

 

Sheeba received the award that was in form of CD plates alongside fellow TNS member Roden Y and other Sheebaholics.

She thanked Galaxy Fm for always playing her songs and being one of the stations to believe in her.

Galaxy FM considers itself the number one urban youth station in the country and prides in playing dance music with Uganda taking the lead.

 

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Pharrell Williams And Wife Helen Lasichanh Welcome Triplets

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:06

Voice trainer Pharrell Williams and wife Helen Lasichanh have welcomed three new bundles of joy according to media reports. The babies reported to be in good health were born early Januaray.

“Pharrell, Helen and Rocket Williams have welcomed triplets. The family is happy and healthy!” the Happy singer’s rep said in a statement.

The couple also has 8-year-old son Rocket Ayer who mow becomes the older brother of the 3 newly born triplets. The sexes and names have not yet been released.

Pharrel and Helen were married in October 2013 and broke the news about the pregnancy in September, but remained tight lipped about the multiples details. Lasichanh, a model and designer, and Williams, 43, were together for years before tying the knot. 

The Hidden Figures producer has had an otherwise exciting year. The film, on which he also served as songwriter, won for best ensemble at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night, giving the Oscar nominee for best picture more momentum ahead of the Academy Awards on Feb. 26. He is currently on the publicity trail promoting his work on the soundtrack the work on “Hidden Figures.”

The couple had earlier showed the public the baby bumb

The duo broke the news that they were expecting again in September 2016 when Lasichanh, 36, showed off her baby bump at a Chanel-hosted dinner to celebrate their new fragrance N°5 L’EAU. However, they did not share that three new additions would be joining their family then.

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All is set for the faceoff between Onduparaka Fc and Gor Mahia

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 18:17

 

Onduparaka FC, sponsored by Betway, will be hosting the club’s first ever international friendly game against GorMahia FC From Kenya. Gor Mahia Football Club, commonly also known as K’Ogalo, is a football club based in Nairobi, Kenya. They have won the Kenyan Premier League a record 15 times, two more than their arch-rivals A.F.C.

The club was started in 1968 on February 17th with their home ground being the Nairobi city stadium. Currently the club is under the capable hands of manager Ze’ Maria. The respect the Caterpillars have for GorMahia extends beyond their success on the pitch, and includes their ability to inspire a massive following that has kept the club growing from glory to glory over the years.

For a very longtime, this particular club has changed the face of Kenyan Premier League and Onduparaka FC is motivated by the team’s success and efforts. It was for this particular reason that the teams decided to organize this friendly just before the kick-off of second round of the Azam Uganda Premier League which in itself is great for sports development in Uganda and East Africa at large.

Ready: Onduparaka FC

This international friendly game will be played this Saturday the 4th of February 2017 at Namboole National stadium as a build-up for the second leg of the  Azam Uganda Premier League season which is expected to be far more fierce and competitive than the first and Onduparaka is going to use this match against GorMahiaFC as a springboard into a successful start.

Gor Mahia Fc will arrive into the country at Entebbe International Airport at 9pm on Thursday 2nd February 2017 and they will meet the press briefly and then they will be transported to their hotel which was not confirmed by press time. They will have a training session at Namboole on Friday 3rd in preparation for the game on Saturday in the same place.

“Onduparaka FC would like to thank all the that has enabled this day to come to life these include the official sponsor Betway, for all the support in preparation for this game, TemboFlour, Vendor Capital, UBL, Pioneer Buses and all others for their partnership”. Said Mercy Munduru the Club’s PRO.

Gates will open as early as midday and entrance is set at 5,000/- for ordinary and 15,000/- for VIP seats. Fans travelling from upcountry will be rewarded with free Onduparaka T-shirts.

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Singer Melody Heads Back To Sipapa Entertainment

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 17:31

Just like parents, record labels also play a huge role in artiste’s careers and when an artiste decides to move on, only time tells whether that decision was right or wrong depending on what they have achieved while away.

For some it works out while for others it doesn’t and for Melody it didn’t and that is why he is back at where it all started from.

Melody real names Manson Kakooza started his singing career at Sipapa entertainment and it’s because of this label that he was able to record a song titled ‘Nkoleki’ with Jose Chameleon which really worked for him because two years in the industry, he has never had a successful song like that and after recording a few others, he thought he was ready to take a solo career.

Melody is back at Sipapa

The welcome party 

That turned out wrong because everything went west side. But just like a parent, Sipapa entertainment didn’t want one of their own to suffer and in the process; they welcomed him back a few days ago.

Melody and other artistes after being officially welcomed at Sipapa

The event took place at the company offices in Mutungo where other new artistes signed to the label where also unveiled some of whom include Buchaman, Selena Batta, Carl Famous and Brown Sugar.

“I’m very happy to be back home and I’m so grateful that management has welcomed me with open arms,” Melody said.

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Kenyan Comedian Eric Omondi To Crack Ribs At Comedy Store

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 17:19

The last time Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi was in Uganda, he undressed on stage a thing that got many revellers especially women fidgeting to have a glance at him plus taking pictures. If you do or did enjoy his performance that day, brace yourself for yet another rib cracking show where he will be performing.

The last time he performed at Comedy store he undressed. What out for his performance tomorrow

Tomorrow, all roads lead to the Bukoto-based Dinners Lounge again for the Comedy Store series of shows hosted by Alex Muhangi resuming this year. Last year on Thursday the 2nd of June, the Kenyan comedian lit up this show alongside other comedians, Djs and musicians like Bebe Cool, Sheebah, Salvado, Amooti, Dj Shiru, Kapale, Arthur Nkusi, Mariachi and Lydia Jazmine.

Tomorrow’s programme according to the host Alex will begin as early as 7 PM with showcases from Dj Crim, Gagamel Band, Alex Muhangi himself, Kobushebe, Senga Nantume, Amooti, Madrat and Chico, Salvado, MC Mariachi, Eric Omodi, Chizo and lastly Bebe Cool respectively.

Bebe Cool and Gagamel band will be performing

Entrance as usual is Ug Shs 20,000 ordinary but VIP is 50,000 and a table is 1, 000,000 and the gig is sponsored by NTV, Galaxy FM, Easy Tickets and Fenon Events.

 

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Standard Liege Not Impressed By Farouk Miya

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 15:06

Much as we are praising him as one of Uganda’s best footballers currently, his club is not impressed by his display over the past one year he has been with them, scoring just two goals yet he’s a striker.

Farouk Miya, going by the news we received from Belgium has been loaned to a team known as Royal Excel Mouscron that is fighting relegation in the league just after a year with the Champions league team.

The club confirmed the short loan deal between the two sides and will see the Uganda cranes striker spend the rest of the 2016-17 at new club.

Farouk Miya has been shipped out on loan

“Standard de Liège, Royal Excel Mouscron and Farouk Miya have reached an agreement,” read part of the statement on the standard liege website

Farouk Miya who scored Uganda’s only goal at the Afcon joined Standard Liege in January last year from Vipers but has struggled for playing time at the club that sits 9th on the log with 33 points after 24 games.

The club that Miya has joined sits at the bottom of the table with just 18 points after 24 games only waiting to be relegated if they don’t improve.

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Congolese Singer Koffi Olomidde Landing Tonight For Jack Pemba Birthday

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:09

On Friday the 3rd of February renowned city business man Jack Pemba will be celebrating his 44th birthday at a lavish function he has organised dubbed ‘Jack Pemba Birthday Dinner’ that is slated to take place at Speak Resort located in Munyonyo.

A lot of things are expected to happen at the VIP event that day but the most anticipated one is Congolese sensation Koffi Olomide’s performance and according to the news reaching our desk, Koffi will be landing in the country tonight at 3 PM aboard South African Airways.

To the fans of the legendary rumba artiste in Uganda, the only way you will watch him perform live is when you are a guest to this party as only 150 people have been invited and come Friday, it will be party time.

We contacted Haloha Brand Architects the PR Company for Pemba and this is what he had to say.

It’s strictly a champagne party. In other words, there will be lots of free champagne, Buffet setting, red carpet and posh car drives from gate to the red carpet and everything will be streaming live. We have performances from Maurice Kirya, fusion band and many others. Dress code is Shades of blue and it will be a Hollywood themed party.”    

We wish Jack Pemba a Happy Birthday and Celebrations!              

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Men’s Fashion: Meet Nairobi’s Dapper Monkey

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 18:30

AUTHOR: Vincent Libosso Embukane

CHANNEL: Whats GoodNetwork Nairobi

 From cool smart casual to modern mod, or preppy with an edge – whatever your taste, Dapper Monkey online store helps define your style.

They say the clothes make the man, and Ian Arunga is daily proving this through his luxury and feel good men’s only apparel online shop called Dapper Monkey.

A sit down with him, he is quick to correct me, “Dapper Monkey started last year 2016 on 12th September and it is a Project with my partner Cheryl Itemere.”

Ian Arunga is both ludicrously Kenyan (at one point he turns and poses to his colleague Kevin Muchemi, “when was the last time you wore a suit?”)  And his love for smart casual lights on his face each time he speaks.

Today he is rocking a white shirt with blue paisley prints, maroon pants and brown Chelsea leather boots. Clearly Arunga is no stranger to fashion. Do not be fooled by the calm eyes behind the brown wooden spectacles. Arunga and team at Dapper Monkey are out to ensure there is luxury in men’s apparel’s delivery, package and everything associated.

“Every time I would meet people they would ask me about what I had worn and where they could get it. I then realized, wait a minute, so there is a market for what I love,” Explains Ian Arunga. Those curiosities lead to him and co-founder Cheryl Itemere setting up the online shop in September last year.

Dapper Monkey is a highly luxury online shop for men’s apparel. Everything on sale is fancy and sharp ware. The whole idea was to give any buyer a ‘feel good’ experience. Anyone can buy a shirt or a pair of socks in any stall anywhere in Nairobi but when buying from Dapper Monkey, they make sure you go through the experience; From the packaging (socks, ties, pocket squares and other small accessories come in Dapper Monkey Mason jars, suits come in Ankara suit bags and shirts come in mailing tubes), to customer care to delivery of your order.

All transactions are done online and payment is by MPESA. As we speak, a call comes in and Ian Arunga is quick to respond, “make the order and your delivery will be dispatched at mid-day.” He explains to me how Kenyans are yet to catch the hang of e-commerce.

“It is a challenge but we have seen quite an improvement since we started on how people transact on the website. It will get better for sure and soon guys can start to enjoy the thrill of online shopping.”

The spirit of inspiration lies all over this website. Ian is quick to explain how he came about the name ‘monkey’ in Dapper Monkey. “I went to seven different nursery schools that were overly Indian community based and one teacher called me a monkey since I would question a lot of things.

So, Dapper Monkey is in essence an inspiration to anyone out there who feels looked down upon. You can make positive those negatives.”

With such a vibe, Dapper Monkey is making strides this year with the official launch of The Bespoke men’s suit collection slated for February, and Mini Monkey for little dapper boys being launched later in the year.

With sixty percent of the apparels being made locally, Ian Arunga envisions a time when Dapper Monkey will have everything on the website catalogue made locally. There is power in that label: Made In Kenya and he is quick to add that hopefully by 2018, this will have been achieved.

Dapper Monkey has a team of designers and stylists who work on the background creating a look-book for anyone new to smart casual or what many all official. “These stylists’ commitment to quality ensures we remain steady and maintain that same quality in all our products.” He adds.

That commitment to quality is now seeing them deliver countrywide and sometimes globally.

Some of the things Dapper Monkey has in stock

 

 

 

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Mesach Semakula Gets Big Boost From SMS ONE And Cheap Hardware Ahead Of Concert

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 17:28

Mesach Semakula is a man counting down days to his awaited Sms One, NBS TV , BBS TV, Galaxy FM and Face TV   sponsored ‘My Journey Totya Bigambo’ concert scheduled for dates 3rd, 4th and 5th of March at Hotel Africana, Freedom City Mall and La Grand Hotel respectively. As you know that organising a concert does not come easy, Mesach and team are up and down to make ends meet for the gig’s success.

With the shows having different days, the main one that will take place at Hotel Africana is in a away different from the rest as it was called the VIP show whose entry fee is set at Ug Shs 100,000 and 1,000,000 for a table and as we speak, 11 tables have so far been bought off.

Mesach Semakula performing at a recent concert (photo by Habre Muriisa)

Yes, Mr Elizabeth Mushabe the Director of Finance and Operations at SMS ONE Uganda Limited bought 6 tables, and Cheap Hardware bought 5 tables as well and information reaching our desk is that, more tables are being bought off in support of the much anticipated concert.

The boss Cheep Hardware being handed the tickets of the 5 tables they bought 

In an earlier interview, Mesach told Chano8 about what he has in stock for fans.

“This concert’s theme is ‘My Journey Totya Bigambo’ meaning I am going to sing all my songs through the years up to where I am now because my latest single is dubbed ‘Totya Bigambo’. I have owing that to my fans who demanded for a show where I sing all my songs.”

According to what the ‘Sigwe Ansimila’ hit maker told Chano8, he is ready to thrill his fans’ whom he says he owes, with a mind-blowing performance. To the fans who might not make it to Hotel Africana for the main show on 3rd March, 4th and 5th are your days at Freedom City and La Grand Hotel located in Bwaise respectively and the two shows will be for Ug Shs 10,000 as entry fees.

 

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Can Liverpool Change The League Tide Against High-Flying Chelsea?

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 14:29

As the premier league resumes today after a break, there is a lot of anticipation as Liverpool take on Chelsea tonight at 11pm. The Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool have the support of the rest of the Premier League in their bid to halt leaders Chelsea at Anfield and blow the title race open again.

Chelsea with 22 games played so far have maintained the first position with 55 points after an impressive run of wins which is followed by the London based-duo of Arsenal with 47 points, Tottenham Hotspurs with 46 points and Liverpool who have not won in 2017, coming in at fourth place with 45 points.

Who will have the last laugh as Liverpool’s Klopp( R) takes on Chelsea’s Conte 

Liverpool have lost three games at home in the space of a week, suffering a setback to their title challenge against Swansea as well as going out of both domestic cup competitions to Southampton and Wolves. This game means a lot to them but is a big challenge; however it could be what catapults the team and puts them back on the map as a title contender.

“But that means nothing. We want to go for these three points and that’s enough to be motivated at the highest level. We need the points. We cannot waste time or points any more. We have no responsibility for Chelsea’s near-perfect season because we beat them once. The rest we have no influence on. If they lose here and win the rest, they are probably champions.”  Jurgen Klopp told the media.

Things are heating up as managers plot for the title race and top four places

Even Manchester United who is in sixth place would benefit from a Chelsea loss if the Mourinho side wins their upcoming fixture against Hull City. This is a must watch game, it might just define the turning point in a rather unpredictable season.

 

 

 

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Roger Fededer Arguably The Greatest Of All Time

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 14:16

Before this Australian Open final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal even began, it felt like the Micheal Jackson performing for a one-off gig. When Federer’s forehand finished it, deep into the Melbourne night, it was as if the curtains were closing and the crowd was still chanting for one more song.

 Roger Federer, is supposed to be not only past his prime but past the period when he was past his prime. He may have pulled off not only the best of his 18 Grand Slam singles titles but possibly the greatest Slam victory of all.

Roger Federer is arguably the best ever tennis player

After being out injured for the past six months, adrift in the rankings; superseded by the younger, fitter, faster players, the thirty-five years old, a father of four – in recent seasons worshipped as a relic rather than real-time contender has managed to defy the odds.

During the game he had a break down in the deciding set, and was off court for a lengthy medical time-out, receiving further treatment between games. Nadal used this to his advantage pushing his forehand and pulled the legs off him like a cruel kid playing with a kite, only for Roger Federer to reach back into the years for one final dazzling burst.

Roger Federer defeated Nadal over the weekend

Most meetings between the world number 17 and the world number nine are not like this. But then no-one has ever been like Federer and Nadal, the two finest players in history, the rivalry between them approached only by Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.

It is 31 months since Nadal last got past a quarter-final at a major, seven years since Federer last won the title here, and this was the past come back gloriously to the present: a beautiful final for troubled times, sport playing to perfection its role as the sweetest of distractions.

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Kabs Haloha ‘Speechless’ Following Invitation To The Grammy Awards

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 12:00

The Grammy Awards are arguably the biggest entertainment awards on the globe which many artistes in the world die to be associated with. It even comes with a bundle of joy if one is nominated for these awards because just a simple nomination is something worth being proud of because of the ratings and mileage associated with it.

And now, news reaching our desk is that Urban TV’s ‘Live On Red Carpet Africa’ host Kabs Haloha was named among the 14 African TV hosts who will be attending the 59th Annual Grammy Awards  that will be taking place on Sunday the 12th of February 2017 in Los Angeles, USA.

Urban TV’s Live On Red Carpet host Kabs Haloha to attend the upcoming Grammy Awards

Chano8 contacted Mr Kabs for a comment about this and he had this to say. “It feels amazing and really honoured to be part of it. It clearly shows that my works are viewed across the world. I am Just speechless.” 

This is a big addition on the CV of the young budding presenter who has always dreamt to be big on the international red-carpet scene.His invitation was forwarded to his email by the Grammy Awards team and for the remaining 12 days, Kabs is preparing for this trip. Big congratulations to Haloha upon landing this mega deal.

A copy of the email inviting Kabs to attend the upcoming Grammy Awards

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Has Irene Ntale Joined Daxx Kartel’s Camp?

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 10:15

The latest unconfirmed reports we have just got is that Irene Ntale has joined Daxx Kartel’s camp known as Wizard Order.

This comes a week after the ‘He Go Down’ artiste quit Swangz Avenue, there by appointing her elder sister as her new manager.

This news was broken by one of Daxx Kartel’s camp members who also confirmed that Irene has become the queen at Wizard Order. “Breaking news; Irene Ntale joins Wizard Order.” he wrote and also added that the artiste joined on her birthday which was actually yesterday.

Irene Ntale performing with a fun an a previous event (Photo by Habre Muriisa)

For some time, Irene has been rumoured to have something for Daxx Kartel and that her song with Sheebah Karungi titled ‘Otubatisa’ was literally about him although there is no basis for that yet as the truth is only known by the two artistes behind the song.

Daxx Kartel the CEO Wizard Order (Photo by Habre Muriisa)

So if this information of Irene joining Daxx is anything to go by, then we might have the two working on serious projects together including collaborations among others and who knows, this might become one of the best camps in Uganda.

 

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More Woes For Jackie Chandiru

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 09:41

Just when we thought Jackie Chandiru’s life had stabilized, something else came up and it has everything to do with her marriage because the man she got married to is so determined to end things as early as possible.

It seems Mr Nol Van Vliet has not really enjoyed his time with his bride Jackie because for the close to three years they have been married, he hasn’t enjoyed their marriage much because only two months after walking down the aisle, the musician was taken to rehab where she was for more than a year and on coming out, approximately six months ago, Jackie decided to seek refuge at the Goodlyfe camp.

Jackie Chandiru and Nol Van Vliet on their wedding day

After settling in, the ‘Agassi’ singer tried so hard to get back on her feet and instead of going back to her husband, she went to Radio and Weasel who instead used her to perform at their shows in Arua and Gulu without paying her.

Because of this depression and disappointment, Jackie started abusing drugs again and that is when Goodlyfe sent her away from their home.

It is on this note that her family got her to a rehab centre in Bunamwaya and on learning that his wife was back in rehab, all he wants is a divorce.

Mr Nol Van Vliet

 

 

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