Prophet Mbonye’s cultic Jesus-like welcome at Entebbe

Prophet Mbonye’s cultic Jesus-like welcome at Entebbe

All afternoon, social media has been awash with pictures of men and women welcoming Prophet Elvis Mbonye from a trip abroad. Wednesday’s cultic tendency at Entebbe International Airport Arrivals terminal was as dramatic as biblical Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Mbonye’s followers shout Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! with placards saying […]

The dark arts of Uganda security, immigration target Bobi Wine’s ex communications guru Whitehead

The dark arts of Uganda security, immigration target Bobi Wine’s ex communications guru Whitehead

Ugandans have always valued a good fable or a catchy proverb. Increasingly, however, those stories are under the control of professional tale weavers in the form of strategic communications agencies. It’s only in the last decade that the world’s public relations leaders have opened offices on the continent, and they are still trying to figure […]

RE-CONNECTING, RE-FOCUSING: Kampala ‘Your Music Your Voice’

RE-CONNECTING, RE-FOCUSING: Kampala ‘Your Music Your Voice’

“Art makes life worth living.” So said Tekya “Abramz” Abraham of Ugandan veteran socially conscious hiphop duo (Sylvester & Abramz) and a member of the legendary Rock Steady Crew (RSC), who performed at Wednesday night’s ‘Your Music Your Voice’ Festival. The same could be said of the iconic festival itself where this year held true […]

Uganda hosts big civil awareness music festival

Uganda hosts big civil awareness music festival

A music festival that seeks to get artists to get together and talk about how they use their art to advocate for social justice starts tomorrow in Kampala. Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) will be among the headliners of a civil awareness art programme. According to a release on Monday, German Culture organization […]

Kenya’s funniest Eric Omondi hits town for Comedy Store

Kenya’s funniest Eric Omondi hits town for Comedy Store

Celebrated Kenyacomedian Eric Omondi is in Kampala on Alex Muhangi’s invitation to put on a show. Tonight’s Comedy Store showcase at Diners Lounge in Bukoto will feature some of the hottest acts in Uganda all live on stage for five hours of side splitting laughter. Muhangi an award-winning stand-up comedian, writer and sound engineer ill be the […]

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