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Opinion: Lets manage our young Ugandan female artistes properly.

By Dixon Okello It seems that there is much jealousy and not a lot of love or enough respect for Ugandan female artistes. I always wonder, why after their first hot single, most of these musicians are quickly forgotten or…

May 23, 2016

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Why Yvonne Chaka Chaka Ranked Ugandans As the Most Welcoming Nation?

By Mish Nsereko Memory lane remix. 25 years ago, in 1991, Yvonne Chaka Chaka was one of the first internationally popular musicians to visit Uganda and she received a heroine’s welcome. Thereafter Congolese musicians like Kofi Olomidde, Pepe Kalle, Madiru…

May 18, 2016

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I went out to a Ugandan Bloggers’ Meet-up. What a Waste of Time It Was!!!

I have spent countless days pondering on writing this piece. One voice thought that perhaps things in Uganda need to be given a chance to evolve. That we should not expect heaven while on the earthy grounds of Uganda. Yet,…

May 15, 2016

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Opinion: Why Ugandan Tycoons like Ham of Ham Towers are suffering with debts

By Wire James http://www.theinsider.ug/nrm-boss-arrested-for-smuggling-rice/ http://news.ugo.co.ug/centenary-moves-seize-jomayi-multi-million-home-old-kampala/ https://xclusive.co.ug/2016/05/tycoon-ham-chokes-on-60m-loan-selling-mansion/ The above three stories are symptomatic of the Wild Wild West Uganda has become. As a nation, lately only crooks have been able to largely survive and pop their heads above the waters threatening…

May 3, 2016

Jackie Chandiru battles with drug addiction

OPINION: Why only Carol? Why not Jackie Chandiru too?

By Bugembe Esmile When ‘Jose Chameleone’ sang ‘Basiima Ogenze’…many of you just enjoyed the rhythm and beat…But Lyrically the music-legend was referring to you Ugandans who always abandon your own when they’re still alive and after their last breath… you come…

April 29, 2016

Stella Nyanzi

Opinion: “I would rather have a grain of Mamdani than Tonnes of Stella Nyanzi!!!”

By Ian Ortega I would rather have a milligram of Prof. Mahmood Mamdani than tonnes of Stella Nyanzi. First, both are Ugandans. So that should end the racist talk being spread by the ignorant ilk. Secondly, we cannot call it…

April 19, 2016

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Opinion: Save Ugandan Journalism; Don’t Give Journalists Per Diem or Facilitation

By Ian Ortega Ugandan Journalists. I have noticed this for too long and it breaks my heart. I attend conference after conference, event after event and there’s always one constant. Journalists lining up to receive their “facilitation” from organizers, pleading,…

April 14, 2016

Sheebah Karungi

Facts are Bitter: Why Sheebah Karungi Is Uganda’s Rihanna!

By Ian Ortega Many years back, I was given an assignment to review music videos by my boss. I was still humble, nice and not yet corrupted by the bunkers of this world. Picture this, I am watching TV and…

April 12, 2016

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Opinion: Local artistes should not attack Douglas Lwanga for playing a lot of Nigerian music.

By Dickson Okello NTV Uganda presenter, Douglas Lwanga is on the spot for playing more Nigerian music than Ugandan music on his NTV The Beat show. When Ugandan artistes blast Radio and TV presenters asking for more airplay, what do they…

March 7, 2016

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OPINION: Why NBS TV Owakabi Grand finale At Resort Beach Entebbe Flopped

By Dixon Bond Okello Despite the millions spent on advertising, marketing, promotions and organising the event, the NBS Owakabi grand finale was a massive flop as only 523 revellers bought tickets. The rest came in with complimentary tickets. This has…

November 30, 2015