Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

On Sunday August 20, 2017, Blankets and Wine Kampala returned for its 18th edition at its relatively new home at the Lugogo Cricket Oval. Being the good Ugandans we are, we thronged the venue in large numbers; our picnic baskets (for some ice coolers) in tow and blankets (mats for some) tucked between our elbows […]

CAA pat Joshua Cheptegei’s back

CAA pat Joshua Cheptegei’s back

Team Uganda members at the just concluded 2017 IAAF World Championship in London  received a grand welcome upon their arrival at the Entebbe International Airport here this week. Among them was early bird Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei who settled for a silver medal behind world champion Mohamad Farah of England. He set a personal best time […]

UCC hikes Film festival nominees to 145

UCC hikes Film festival nominees to 145

The 2017 edition of Uganda Film Festival will see more local filmmakers involved and empowered, The Uganda Communications Commission has announced. The number of participants from moved from 118 in 2016 to 145 for this year with the festival week feted under the theme; “Celebrating culture through film.” The awards will be in the categories […]

Budding rapper Lagum relishes big B&W stage

Budding rapper Lagum relishes big B&W stage

Talented rapper and producer Lagum aka Lagum Owor will be making his debut at the 18th edition of the Tusker Malt Lager powered and House of Deejays organized Blankets and Wine Kampala. The rapper who has been behind some music hits such as ‘100’ where he featured Ruyonga and Tucker HD as well as ‘Real’ […]

Jack Pemba: Interpol clears businessman’s name

Jack Pemba: Interpol clears businessman’s name

Recently cited in a botched Shs2.5b gold scandal, philanthropist Jack Pemba, the National Central Bureau of Interpol Kampala has awarded him a certificate of “good conduct”. Issued on Monday by Nabirye Lukiya for Interpol Kampala, the letter says in part; “This is to certify that according to the criminal records maintained in Uganda, Pemba Jackson […]

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

The Ministry of Tourism has called for collaboration with the private sector to maximize the country’s tourism potential. Opening a consultative meeting on the National Tourism Marketing Strategy in Kampala, Tourism Minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu said Uganda has an exceptional range of natural and cultural tourism assets which largely remain untapped. Some of the challenges […]

Kabugo leaves Uganda Cranes camp for South Africa

Kabugo leaves Uganda Cranes camp for South Africa

2018 Chan, 3rd round Aug 18: Rwanda Vs. Uganda For a talented footballer to be kept out of action for two years, and the national team just under three, Savio Kabugo thanks God and his coach for a rather successful 2016/17 Uganda Premier League (UPL) season with Proline. He hopes good luck continues as he […]

El Sayed trouble: Africa president backs global verdict

El Sayed trouble: Africa president backs global verdict

World Federation of Elite Martial Arts’ (WFM) Asian and Middle East president Sultan El Sayed will nolonger have any authority or rights to use the WFM name, the world body has decided. WFM president Mike O’Brien’s indicated that the body had parted ways with El Sayed has also been backed by Africa Elite Martial Arts […]

2017 National Rugby 7s earn Guinness’ Shs200m

2017 National Rugby 7s earn Guinness’ Shs200m

The 2017 National Rugby Sevens showpiece kick off on Saturday after Uganda Rugby Union (URU) and Uganda Breweries Limited renewed their partnership, announcing a new Shs200 million deal. Of the contribution, Shs100 million has been contributed in cash and the rest will be additional support. “Through Uganda Breweries Limited, Guinness has for many years been […]

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