Wedding dates for Zari and Diamond Platinumz set

Wedding dates for Zari and Diamond Platinumz set

Aging Ugandan jetsetter Zari Hassan and her Bongo Flava boyfriend Diamond Platinumz have confirmed that the wedding bells are on the lines soon. We’re told in an interview with Tanzania-based Clouds FM, Zari said that her much younger fiancé and father of two youngest children had agreed to travel to Kampala and meet his family […]

‘Tanga Odoi is short and ugly’ – Museveni minister

‘Tanga Odoi is short and ugly’ – Museveni minister

The State Minister for Health and General Duties, Sarah Opendi has referred to Tanga Odoi, the former chairman of the academic staff association at Makerere (Muasa), as not ‘the kind of man she can fall in love with’ after claiming he rejected her love advances. Ms. Opendi and Tanga Odoi, the NRM EC chairperson have […]

NSSF recovers over Shs1.8 billion through whistleblowers

NSSF recovers over Shs1.8 billion through whistleblowers

The ongoing whistleblower campaign by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has recovered over Shs1.8 billion through information provided by over 140 whistleblowers, figures from the Fund show. Last month, the NSSF unveiled a new web-based whistleblower platform for aggrieved employees to report employers who fail to remit their contributions to the Fund, as required […]

Ykee Benda set for Muhangi’s comedy show

Ykee Benda set for Muhangi’s comedy show

After announcing his arrival as the breakout star of 2016, Ykee Benda, real name Tugume Wycliff has started earning his own shows. Tonight, he will be the music attraction at Alex Muhangi’s Comedy Store held every Thursday at the Bukoto-based Diners Lounge. The Munakampala, Farmer (with Sheebah) and Budumbu singer is a qualified Chemical Engineer […]

Judge orders Luzira Prison to release Rwenzururu King

Judge orders Luzira Prison to release Rwenzururu King

Jinja High Court has once again granted bail to Rwenzururu king, Charles Wesley Mumbere after accepting his second bail application on Monday afternoon. Justice Micheal Elubu granted Mumbere bail on condition that he appears before court registrar every week.  The application filed by the state in objection of the king’s release on bail for being a […]

Naivasha – Kampala railway to be built within 42 months

Naivasha – Kampala railway to be built within 42 months

Uganda-Kenya have today agreed on SGR financing and construction timeline. The two countries have agreed to a synchronized construction of the railway line from Naivasha to Kampala within 42 months. This means that once the train leaves Mombasa, it will connect to Malaba and onward to Kampala seamlessly preventing any downtime or delay along the […]

VIDEO: Jose Chameleone announces 2017 legend concert dates

VIDEO: Jose Chameleone announces 2017 legend concert dates

Following his release of the club banger “Sweet Banana”, veteran crooner Joseph Mayanja aka Dr  Jose Chameleone released dates and venues for his first 2017 shows dubbed, “Hit after Hit”. For a while, that was all Jamila singer had scheduled for 2017 Kampala and neigbouring towns’ performances. Fear not, though, because today brings lovely news, […]

Lutalo launches “onsaanuula” infront of a mammoth crowd

Lutalo launches “onsaanuula” infront of a mammoth crowd

David Lutalo last evening launched his top selling ‘Onsaanula’ song to thousands of his fans who filled up Hotel Africana infront of a mammoth crowd. Other artistes who performed at Lutalo’s album launch included Pallaso, Gravity Omutujju, Fille, Rema, Bobi Wine and a host of other top guns in the music industry. Onsaanuula album Launch […]

East African Breweries profits suffer 27.7% drop

East African Breweries profits suffer 27.7% drop

East African Breweries limited (EABL) has posted a 27.7% drop in net profit to Ush189billion for the half year ended December 2016 compared to Ush 265 billion posted in the same period in 2015. The brewer’s net sales dropped by 6.2% to Ush 121.1billion as the company said this was as a result of increased […]

Swangz Avenue on Irene Ntale’s departure: ‘We Were Truly Hurt’

Swangz Avenue on Irene Ntale’s departure: ‘We Were Truly Hurt’

In the wake of Irene Ntale’s departure from Julius Kyazze and Benon Mugumbya’s Swangz Avenue, the Muyenga based music label has reached out to her fans with a new statement, saying they are “hurt and confused” by her actions. As previously reported, Ntale broke the news on Monday evening through her Facebook page disclosing that she has been contemplating […]