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Revelers enjoy a great time at Koko bar and lounge

Opinion: Koko Bar and Lounge Is The Best Night Hangout Spot in Uganda

By Ian Ortega For over 3 years, Koko Bar and Lounge has consistently ruled the night scene in Kampala. I have been to Sky Lounge, Panamera, Legends, Alchemist, Monot, GattoMatto, name it all. I have even been to Mukono and…

February 19, 2017

Hotel room

How Ugandan Hotels Are Killing Local Tourism and Hurting Growth?

By Ian Ortega I don’t claim to be an expert on tourism but I can confidently claim to know when things are going wrong. Of late, I have been observing the Ugandan Hotel Industry. A few weeks back, I was…

November 28, 2016

Crane Bank

Naive Interventionism: How Bank of Uganda led to the Death of Crane Bank?

By Tracie Mugisha In October 2016, the Ugandan citizenry was pelted to shock by a Bank of Uganda announcement. They had taken over Crane Bank and immediately ordered for the suspension of the top management. What followed next were massive…

November 8, 2016

Lupita Nyong'o in Queen of Katwe

How An Intelligent Man Would Have Responded To Timothy Kalyegira’s Claims

Timothy Kalyegira, the contrarian thinker, was invited to attend the movie premiere of “Queen of Katwe.” At the end of the day, he shared his thoughts, feelings and review of the premiere and made a few claims, and a central…

October 6, 2016

Sheebah Karungi

Opinion: Sheebah Is Uganda’s Best Music Artiste At the Moment

By Ian Ortega There is a silent era going on. And that era is being led by a Queen. Without mincing my words, I will boldly state that Sheebah is currently Uganda’s best music artiste. I know this place has…

September 27, 2016

Rugby cup

Opinion: Uganda Sports journalists should ensure accountability in sports federations

By Dixon Okello Uganda rugby fans recently spoke out about the abuse of office by Uganda Rugby Union officials. National players, were owed millions in unpaid training and match allowances after major international games against Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia. This…

August 9, 2016

Uganda Cranes fans

Opinion: Could musicians be the key to enticing fans back to the stadiums?

By Robert Kayindi James For years now, Ugandan football has suffered very low turn up of fans at the stadiums especially at the club level which has greatly affected the development of the game in one way or another. Apart…

June 22, 2016

Ziza Bafana

Opinion: Who is to blame for the death of two revelers at Ziza Bafana’s aborted show in Bugiri?

By Dixon Bond Okello Two people were shot dead at Jojos Night Club in Bugiri by a policeman when the crowd became violent after Ragga artiste Ziza Bafana aborted a concert last weekend. What went wrong? According to Bafana’s manager,…

May 31, 2016

Aganaga Kalifah

Opinion: Why Kalifah Aganaga’s concert flopped

By James Propa If you never learn from the past, how do you expect to have a clear present and future? I wonder if what they say about Kalifah Aganaga topping his class at A Level is true! History is…

May 30, 2016

Balaam Barugahara

Here are the Top Events Gurus and Companies in Uganda

By Dixon Bond Okello I have handled events security in Uganda for the last nine years and can speak with a lot of authority and confidence that the following are the right guys to deal with for the success of…

May 30, 2016