Connect with us

Leader board

Entertainment News

Abby Mukiibi is Uganda’s biggest comedian, see top 10 here.

Published

on

By BigEyeUg Team

Something new from Shell for you. Click here

The top ten list of Ugandan comedians has been released and guess who is at the top, Comedian/Actor/Radio personality Abby Mukiibi. Abby, according to research, is at the helm of the flourishing comedy industry in the country and it can only get better for him. Here is the full list of the top 10 comedians.

Abby Mukibi

1. Abby Mukiibi – He is the best comedian with Ugandan audiences. A huge number of Kampala residents flock Bat valley theatre every Wednesday to watch his show and enjoy his funny lines. The talented actor who took part in Last king of Scotland movie directed by Kevin Macdonald and several others has been praised for his great skills. Mukiibi is a graduate of the Music, Dance and Drama School of Makerere University. He is an accomplished actor and director and also the Artistic Director of Afri-talent a professional drama company.

Anne Kansiime 1

2. Anne Kansiime – This one needs no introductions. She has put Uganda on the world map when it comes to comedy and acting.

Salvado

3. Salvado – He recently held the biggest one man show in East Africa. His jokes are original and he is always sure to crack you up when you attend any of his shows.

Omara Daniel

4. Daniel Omara – The Urban TV presenter may be known for his intellectual jokes on stage but he is also very good when on TV. His talent and natural funny look earned him the fourth place.

Amooti 1

5. Amooti Omubalanguzi – You may remember his etofali joke with the Prime Minister of Buganda Owek. Peter Charles Mayiga. Amooti is praised for his talent, eloquence and funny nature when on TV and during all his skits.

Pablo

6. Pablo – Also known as Kenneth Kimuli, Pablo has a TV show that is purely about comedy. His contribution to the industry in Uganda has been phenomenal.

Zizinga

7. Dickson Zizinga – The Minibuzz presenter who also has a show on NTV Uganda is very funny. He was known as one of the best actors in the Hostel TV series and has never disappointed fans when it comes to comedy.

Mendo

8. Herbert Mendo – You may know him as Sevo. The young comedian has made a name off showcasing the fun side of the President and sometimes acting as a classroom teacher called Mpamire. His contribution to comedy including starting comedy classes at National Theatre recently has put him in a class of his own.

Alex Muhangi11

9. Alex Muhangi – Uganda’s ‘Chris Brown of comedy’ if such a title exists is one that will crack you up anyway. He is also a sound engineer by the way. Joke not with him.

richard Tuwangye

10. Richard Tuwangye – The former The Beat presenter on NTV is well known for his exclusive performances when it comes to skits. He has been given props for effortlessly making Ugandans giggle even when the dollar is at its all time high.

(Visited 2,709 time, 1 visit today)

Celebrity Gossip

Uninvited Bobi Wine turns up at Chameleone Saba Saba concert

Published

on

The recently concluded Chameleone Legend Saba Saba concert attracted masses from all corners in and around town and it is not surprising that fellow artiste Bobi Wine who was not expected turned up to witness the much anticipated concert.Bobi Wine arrived at about 10:30PM in company of about 15 other people and made his way to the VIP section. Chameleone who was on stage at first ignored him and continued his performance to another three songs before thanking Bobi Wine for unexpectedly showing up. “Thank you Bobi Wine for turning up.” Chameleone then asked all people wearing red beret to put them off as he invited Bobi Wine on stage. “This is not a political show and all people wearing Red beret kindly remove them for the moment”Chameleone requested.Bobi Wine then stepped on stage and the pair mocked each other about their past which was full of fist fights but above all congratulated eachother for building and sustaining the music industry thus far. “You put about 1000 bricks on this mighty wall of Ugandan music industry” Chameleone praised Bobi Wine.Bobi Wine then perfomed his Kyarenga alongside Chameleone. A playful Chameleone mocked Bobi Wine by removing his red beret off his head” they played about.

Something new from Shell for you. Click here

(Visited 2,709 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Celebrity Gossip

Female Ugandan writer wins big at International Literature Awards

Published

on

Female Ugandan writer, Harriet Anena won big yesterday after walking away with the Wole Soyinka prize for Literature at the Monson centre, Onikan in Lagos Nigeria.

Something new from Shell for you. Click here

Established by the Luminor foundation in honor of Africa’s first Nobel Laureate in literature, Wole Soyinka, the Pan African writing prize worth 10,000 USD is awarded every two years to the best literary works produced by an African.

Ms.Anena won the award jointly with Professor Tanure Ojaide,a Nigerian writer who authored “Songs of myself” while Harriet Anena on the other hand authored, “ A nation in Labour,” a collection of poems that talk about Uganda being entangled in a political conflict since independence causing the citizens “labour pains.”She also explores her encounter as a child during the LRA insurgency war.

“Super happy to be the joint winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa 2018, for my book, “A Nation In Labour” she tweeted

A total of 110 submissions were submitted from over 11 countries in Africa.

Congratulations Harriet!

(Visited 2,709 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Celebrity Gossip

Ykee Benda to compile list of “worst” Songs produced this year

Published

on

As the year comes to an end, people usually make a review of how it has unfolded in terms of their specific areas of life.

Something new from Shell for you. Click here

Last year, musician Bebe Cool came under fire for writing a list of his favorite top artists and songs,a list that left very many disgruntled as their favorite artists were left out, while others complained that some acts that made his list were not deserving.

Looks like Ykee Benda is picking a leaf from Bebe, only this time, he will be compiling a list of the bad songs, call them not so nice songs that were produced this year.

“Am making a list of all the bad songs this year …wait for it…bad I mean not nice songs!”

Like he has asked us to be patient, we shall do just that and keep you posted on which artist makes this ‘not so good’ list.

(Visited 2,709 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Facebook

HOT RIGHT NOW