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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

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

Douglas Lwanga

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

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

Opinion: Most Ugandan Stand-up Comedians are no longer funny – “They should resort to keeping goats.”

By Dixon Bond Okello There is no room at all for laziness in the art of comedy. The business of comedy is serious, fluid, dynamic and fast-paced. It takes only the talented comedians to keep up. One challenge that the…

November 9, 2015

Sheilah Gashumba

Roy Mayega: Gashumba Represents the Rise of Slut Culture

By Roy William Mayega The fire in feminism seems to be ebbing fast, yet its seeming replacement is not anything milder, but a more abhorrent rise of its antithesis – the ‘slut culture’ – the agnostic protestant women who flaunt…

September 28, 2015

Opinion: Do Suffering Ugandans A Favour, Stop Organizing Fake Awards!

By Ian Ortega I wanted to speak about Ugandan Awards!!! I have been containing myself from saying something about most Ugandan Awards but I think I will have to speak out now. First, I don’t take most Ugandan awards serious,…

September 5, 2015

CLUB GUVNOR MURDER: Why Ivan will only spend 3 years in Prison In Case He’s Found Guilty?

By Lawyer It is now clear that Ivan Kamyuka should appear in court over Manslaughter and not Murder. Should he appear in court over murder, the court will dismiss the case and the Police Attorney will then be required…

August 4, 2015