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Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards 2018: Here’s the full list of winners

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Vinka accepting her award at the 2018 Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards.

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Fashion aficionados were treated to yet another extravaganza of dress and style at the sixth edition of the Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards that took place on Friday at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

The event, a celebration of fashion in Uganda and across Africa attracted some of the continent’s top fashion designers and industry trend- setters who were a picture of glamour as they strutted on the red carpet to the Victoria Ballroom, which hosted the spectacular event.

Hosted by Kenya’s Anita Nderu and Tracy Wanjiru the Ciroc-sponsored event awarded those who are making their mark in the fashion world with the night’s big winner being Fatuma Asha who won the award for Fashion designer of the year (Uganda) and Saida Beauty who was named Makeup artist of the year.

“The fashion industry in Uganda had over the years not been given the respect due to it. I am glad that the ASFAs have changed this and created an awareness to what fashion has to offer and the positive impact it can have to the country’s economy,” said Brian Ahumuza, proprietor of Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards.

The fashion gala also featured showcases from some of Africa’s and Uganda’s top designers, including Nigeria’s Mai Atafo, South Africa’s David Tlale and Laduma Ngoxokolo, Uganda’s Anita Beryl of Beryl Couture, Alex Alecool of Alecool Clothing and Kkoolo among others.

The fashion extravaganza also features performances from Ugandan artists like Spice Diana, Lydia Jasmine, and the highlight of it all being Lillian’s performance attribute to the Late Mose radio.

Here’s the full list of winners:

FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Eguana

Fatuma Asha (Winner)

Joe Malaika

Anita Beryl

Stella Atal

Sham Tyra

AFRICA

Chusuwanapha (South Africa)

Maxhosa By Laduma (South Africa) (Winner)

Soraya Da Piedade (Angola)

House Of Tayo (Rwanda)

Taibo Bakhar (Mozambique)

MODEL OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Anyon Ansola

Paul Mwesigwa (Winner)

Aliet Sarah

Aketch Joy Winnie

Ayak Vernonica

AFRICA

Adonis Bosso (Ivory Coast)

Dylan Wentzel (South Africa) (Winner)

Happy Jacqueline (Rwanda)

Graobe Noelle (Cameroon)

Dave Kabamba (Congo)

MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Beats By Deryk

Danyel on the Brushes

Nahya Glam

Imani Makeup

Saida Beauty (Winner)

AFRICA

Bimpe Onakoya (Nigeria)

Muthoni Njoba (Kenya)

Lucoh Mhlongo (South Africa) (Winner)

Steve Koby (Kenya)

FASHION STYLIST OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Mavo Kampala

Tazibone Solomon (Winner)

Glitz by Nalu

Kaijuka Abbas

Sam Kikumba

AFRICA

Brian Babu (Kenya) (Winner)

Chuck Mbevo (Angola)

Kelvin Vicent (Nigeria)

Moashy Styling (Nigeria)

Chloe Andrea (South Africa)

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Papa Shot it

Oscar Ntege (Winner)

Bwire Mark

Fred Bugembe

Daville

AFRICA

Trevor Stuurman (South Africa)

Emmanuel Oyeleke (Nigeria) (Winner)

Shawn Keiffer (Tanzania)

Stevenchy Photography (Kenya)

Justin Dingwall (South Africa)

HAIR STYLIST OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Mart Barber

Gray Cee Hairz (Winner)

Hair By Zziwa

Maureen Nambusi

Jeff Jingo

AFRICA

Saadique Ryklief (South Africa) (Winner)

Rehema Samo (Tanzania)

Saul Juma (Kenya)

Ncumisa Mimiduma (South Africa)

MOST STYLISH MALE ARTISTE

UGANDA

Fik Fameika

A Pass (Winner)

Exodus

Eddy Kenzo

Beenie Gunter

AFRICA

Octopizzo (Kenya) (Winner)

Riky Rick (South Africa)

Fally Ipupa (DRC)

Runtown (Nigeria)

Sauti Sol (Kenya)

MOST STYLISH FEMALE ARTISTE

UGANDA

Vinka

Spice Diana (Winner)

Nina Roz

Lydia Jazmine

Ang3lina

AFRICA

Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) (Winner)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Seyi Shay (Nigeria)

Efya (Ghana)

Oteya (Namibia)

MALE FASHIONISTA OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Brandon Brandon (Winner)

Sir Owen Dapper

Zipper Atafo

Abduz Spot

Lord Sanie

AFRICA

Noble Igwe (Nigeria)

Amar Jonathan (Kenya) (Winner)

Galal Muhammad (Sudan)

Stive Lee (Tanzania)

Akin Faminu (Nigeria)

FEMALE FASHIONISTA OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Aaron Hilson

Meg Lusembo

Kasirye Hauer (Winner)

Udy The Gemini

AFRICA

Tshego Manche

Kefilwe Mabote

Lauren Campbell

Sarah Langa (Winner)

FASHION WRITER OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Gloria Haguma (Winner)

Esther Oluka

Nasif Nyiiro Nkoobe

Edward Nimusiima

Siima Sabiiti

AFRICA

Richard Akuson (Anasty Boy)

Leanne Trcy (Refashion Africa)

Gloria Nella (Fashion Bomb Africa)

Patience Ezeogo (Style Vitae)

Eki Ogunbor (Nigeria) (Winner)

FASHIONABLE MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Finally – Geosteady

Very Well – King Saha , Slick Stuart and Roja

Chips Na Ketchup – Vinka (Winner)

Mummy Yo – Sheebah Karungi

Mujje – GNL Zamba

AFRICA

So Mi So – Wande Coal

Sweetboy – Falz

Duro Dada – Bimbi Phillips (Winner)

Short and Sweet -Sauti Sol

Gbona – Burna Boy

MOST STYLISH FEMALE CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR

UGANDA

Sheila Gashumba

Rachel K

Judith Heard (Winner)

Judithiana

Sue Ochola Deroy

AFRICA

Dillish Mathews (Namibia) (Winner)

Amina Abdi (Kenya)

Nomzamo Mbatha (South Africa)

Nana Akua Addo (Ghana)

Zynnell Lydia (Ghana)

MOST STYLISH MALE CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR

AFRICA

Denola Grey

DJ Spinall

Ebuka

Tobi Bakre (Winner)

Humanitarian Award for works in Fashion

Rio Paul the Stylist (Winner)

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Koroga Festival finally comes to Uganda

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The first-ever Koroga Festival in Uganda took place on Saturday at The Gardens, Najeera.

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Food lovers around Kampala gathered together over the weekend to enjoy the first-ever Koroga Festival that took place in Uganda on Saturday, December 8 at The Gardens, Najjera.

The Koroga Festival, an annual event that has its roots in Kenya is one of the most sought after events in the country. The word “koroga” means “to mix” or “to stir” in the Swahili language, and is an apt representation of all that happened on a day centered around food and drink.

Having been successfully initiated onto the Ugandan scene this month with Tusker Lite onboard, the festival attracted large numbers of food enthusiasts and beer lovers for a Saturday afternoon chill.

“Koroga Festival is a fun event meant to unite Ugandans with fun approaches to enjoying the simplest things in life. The basic starter pack includes indulging in cooking and drinking the finest the world has to offer and what better timing than to incorporate the event into this festive merry season,” said My Food Network’s Mark Kaheru, the organisers of the festival.

The first-ever Koroga Festival in Uganda took place on Saturday at The Gardens, Najeera.

It was a delightful afternoon of munching on scrumptious snacks and enjoying mouthwatering meals cooked by some of the city’s best known foodies. The event featured selected groups who took part in the friendly cooking competitions, with participants provided the necessary elements and ingredients to whip up delicious meals and then being judged based on the tastiness, quickness and creativity that they had exhibited.

“Good food is best paired with Tusker Lite, which is why our brand has been involved in a stream of food-oriented festivals throughout the year within Kampala. The Koroga Festival is a great way to bring people together during this
festive season,” said Cathy Twesigye, Brand Manager, Premium Beers UBL.

The Koroga Festival diners were also treated to a full bar with table service and delicious ready-to-order starters to keep them busy as the cooking went on. Revelers later ended the day to the sounds of friendly amateur karaoke and laughter.

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Rotarians sing and dance for to secure the future

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Rotary International on Saturday night treated Rotarians and revelers to a show-stopping singing and dancing competition at the Kampala Serena Hotel that left many in awe as they danced and sang the night away.

Organised under the theme “Empower Youth, Secure Our Future”, the annual event that is aimed at raising funds for deserving causes by participating rotary and rotaract clubs hosted a bevy of festivities that were aimed at fundraising funds to meet the respective causes that the clubs are driving at this year.

The night featured performances from both rotary and rotaract clubs, with Angolan/Portuguese dance routines in flamboyant colorful styles, creative West Africa dances and traditional African songs, musicals among others.

Now in its eighth year, the competition is aimed at establishing a youth training and entrepreneurship center “vijana Poa” in memory of the late Sam Owori who passed soon after being elected Rotary International president elect 2018-2019. The center will be used to facilitate practical skills training and entrepreneurship development for unemployed youth.

“We are going to build a sanctuary were the young people can come and learn craftsmanship to get employment and earn a living. It’s a way for us to secure the future of not only the next generation but also the future of our country,” said Robert Nsubuga Wagwa, Past District Guvnor Rotary international.

The Tusker Malt sponsored competition attracted 19 rotaract clubs and 35 rotary clubs that all participated in the different categories that saw them win their clubs cash prizes throughout the night.

The rotary club of Kampala city coming out as the overall winner among the rotary clubs winning itself a cash prize of 1,500,000 shillings and the rotaract club of Kampala north musical winning the overall dance competition among the rotaract clubs.

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Uninvited Bobi Wine turns up at Chameleone Saba Saba concert

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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.

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