Author: BigEyeUg1

By Our Reporter Dancehall star, Cindy Sanyu will be the headlining act at the 8th edition of the Open Mic Festival that is slated to take place this Saturday at Fun City in Gulu town. Cindy, who is known for her energetic performances alongside her sexy dancers, is expected to give revelers a memorable time. She will be performing her club bangers like Ayokyayokya, Mbikooye, Nawewe, One & only, and Boom party among others. The Tusker Lite Sponsored event will also feature performances from top Gulu musicians including Otim Alfa, and Allan Smokie among others. Besides the music performances, there…

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By Our Reporter Every year, the people of Acholi under the auspices of their cultural institution, Ker Kwaro Acholi, hold the Acholi Cultural festival to celebrate their cultural heritage and traditions. This year, the festival is slated for December 12th to 14th. This year’s festival being held under the theme “My Heritage, My Strength”, follows the success of last year’s edition which was a colorful display of the unique traditional music, dance, drama, cuisine, dress, tools and artifacts of the Acholi people. Pilsner Lager, a product of Uganda Breweries has announced a sponsorship to the tune of UGX60 million towards…

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By Our Reporter Musician Karole Kasita has announced that all is set for her maiden concert. Addressing a press briefing on Monday, she also revealed that she is doing a production similar to what her fans have been seeing in her videos. “What you see on TV is exactly what I want to enact on stage. I will be performing along with my dancers and band.” She said. “My team is ready to make sure the show is a success.” Dubbed Nkuba Yaka experience, the concert is slated for December 19th at Fame Lounge along Acacia Avenue. “I want to…

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By Our Reporter The Gong DJ Academy held its first graduation ceremony on Saturday. Hosted at their offices in Kisasi, the academy passed out a total of 13 students. The students were awarded with certificates of Merit after they successfully completed a beginners/basic short course in the art of Deejaying. The ceremony was presided over by renowned disc jokey, DJ Mark, who is also alumni of the Academy. He cautioned the fresh deejays against being taken up by the fame that comes with the job and advised them to always play to please their audience. “Always remember you’re an entertainer,…

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By Our Reporter Joseph Israel Mwebesa is a household name in Fort Portal. He is a singer, song writer, instrumentalist and also Director at Creations Band. We caught up with him as he prepares for his debut solo album launch titled “I Love Fort Portal”. Tell us abit about yourself. I am a gifted song writer, singer, composer and instrumentalist. I am also a trained counselor and a professional Marketer (ACIM). Why did you choose music despite your good professional training? My professional training has continuously created in me a conviction and challenge to use my musical talents to create…

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By Our Reporter SBA has launched a responsible gaming campaign dubbed #StayInControl. As an established African brand in nearly 20 countries across the continent, SBA takes Responsible Gaming very seriously and is the leading betting brand on the topic. SBA has numerous online betting tools to help you “stay in control”, which include loss, bet, time and deposit limits, as well as self-exclusion options. Whilst other betting firms require you to contact them before having a time-out, SBA allows you to do it immediately and manually. The #StayInControl campaign sends a clear message; gaming is for over 18s only and…

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By Our Reporter Mengo Senior School are winners of the inaugural Uganda schools Debate Championship (USDC), a national debate championship that was conducted at St. Mary’s College Kisubi. Mengo defeated Seeta high school to take the honors of the highly billed championship organized under the theme, building competitive minds for Uganda’s development. Over the five days, students discussed topics from among others, the appropriate curriculum that’s suited for Uganda’s development needs to what a just tax system that can enable the development of Uganda’s SME sector would look like. Organized by Debate Society Uganda, the championship is the climax of…

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By Our Reporter It was a fun-filled evening as Bukoto-based nightspot, Lit Lounge held their relaunch party on Friday. Although the party started out on a slow note, it was beaming with life by midnight as the crowd continued to swell. When singer Karole Kasita finally stepped on stage shortly after midnight, the crowd was in a merry mood and welcomed her with applause and loud cheers. She soon had the crowd dancing and singing along to her hit songs that included, “Baby Papa”, “Binyuma” and “Yaka” among others. She later left the stage for Kenneth Mugabi. Strumming his guitar,…

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By Our Reporter Koroga Festival returned for it’s third edition as food lovers dined to the best of meals prepared by master chefs at The Gardens, Najjeera on Saturday. Dubbed the “Pro Edition”, the event was graced by seasoned chefs who gathered together to bring food enthusiasts an exciting afternoon cookout. Chefs like Tuti, Justine, Nelly, Mujabi were behind the stoves impressing the crowds with their signature dishes that proved their culinary skills were truly unmatched with Senior Chef Mark Kaheru, Joint Managing Partner at My Food Network as host at the event. Starting from midday, the venue was filled…

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By Our Reporter In a bid to reward its consumers for the massive support throughout the year, Hariss International Limited, one of Uganda’s leading Food & Beverages companies has launched a ‘A Drink and Win’ Promotion dubbed “Tukigale” under its flagship brand RIHAM. The end of year promotion will see consumers of Rockboom, and Lavita Pineapple instantly win a cocktail of exciting prizes such as Bicycles, T-shirts, School Bags, Soccer Balls, Soda and Energy drinks among others. To kick start the promotion, RIHAM on Friday held activations within three locations in Kampala Capital City i.e. Kalerwe Market, Gaba Landing site, and…

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