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By BigEyeUg Team The Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) has welcomed its newly appointed board members, who were recently sworn in at the Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social Development. Following Cabinet approval, the board will now commence its duties for the next three years. The previous board’s mandate had expired in June last year, prompting the need for the appointment of fresh members to steer the affairs of the cultural institution. Leading the newly constituted board is Prof. Okaka Opio, who assumes the role of Chairperson, while renowned singer Phina Mugerwa has been appointed as the Vice Chairperson. The…

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By BigEyeUg Team Former Miss Rwanda Sandra Teta, who is now the wife of singer Weasel Manizo, recently shed light on her decision for their children to exclusively speak English, foregoing any local languages. In an online interview, Teta expressed her perspective, emphasizing her discomfort in witnessing young children speaking Luganda or Kinyarwanda. “My kids don’t speak Luganda or Kinyarwanda, they only speak English, why because to me it feels weird to see a little child speak Luganda. It feels so bad. Because I too, when growing up we didn’t speak our mother-tongue. But with time as they grow up,…

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By BigEyeUg Team Songstress Cindy Sanyu was visibly emotional as she publicly appealed for forgiveness from her former manager, Steve Jean. Expressing her remorse, Sanyu tearfully admitted to causing hurt and expressed her longing to mend their relationship. Speaking with heartfelt sincerity, Sanyu stated, “I know that I hurt him. I miss him, I want him to be proud of me. I pray and I hope that he forgives me one day. I want to have a talk with him and be back in his life. That is all.” Steve Jean, a prominent figure in Uganda’s music scene, gained fame…

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By BigEyeUg Team Uganda’s acclaimed vocalist, Iryn Namubiru, is set to grace the stage once again with her much-anticipated intimate concert at the Kampala Serena Hotel on July 26th, 2024. After a hiatus of over a decade, this event promises fans an unforgettable opportunity to bask in the timeless melodies of one of the nation’s most beloved singers. Teaming up with Swangz Avenue, renowned for their meticulously planned events and unparalleled customer service, the concert is poised to deliver an evening of sheer delight. As a premier events production, record company, and marketing agency in Africa, Swangz Avenue’s commitment to…

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By BigEyeUg Team In a poignant moment during the Requiem Mass of her son, the late Humphrey Mayanja, Prossy Mayanja shared a deeply personal revelation. She disclosed how she fervently prayed for her son’s death to in order to be released from his excruciating pain as he battled cancer. Humphrey Mayanja, a Ugandan native residing in the US, passed away last week at his residence in Lweza on Entebbe Road. Prossy Mayanja recounted her agonizing experience by her son’s bedside, where she witnessed the intensity of his suffering. “His pain was too much, so I prayed and told God, If…

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By BigEyeUg Team A recent altercation involving Ugandan singer Pallaso has sparked controversy as he clashed with his hotel neighbours over noise pollution stemming from a late-night party. The incident, captured in a viral video circulating on social media, depicts Pallaso exchanging heated words with his foreign neighbours, who voiced grievances about the disruptive noise. Despite police intervention, the situation escalated as Pallaso and his entourage persisted in playing loud music well into the early hours of Thursday, disturbing the peace of neighboring guests. Witnesses reported that the noise persisted until as late as 5 a.m., leaving many sleepless and…

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By BigEyeUg Team On Wednesday, the Committee on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) unveiled a report addressing the petition submitted by the Uganda National Musicians Federation (UNMF) through Hon. Phiona Nyamutoro on October 4th, 2023. The petition spotlighted the necessity for amendments to Uganda’s Copyright Law, specifically targeting the enhancement of rights and protection for artists within the digital landscape. The committee’s thorough examination has led to a decisive recommendation: a holistic approach must be adopted to tackle the challenges confronting Uganda’s music industry in the digital age. By doing so, the nation can leverage the abundant opportunities within the…

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By BigEyeUg Team Socialite Sheilah Gashumba, renowned for her lavish parties and multifaceted career, has expressed her discontent with Nigerian guests engaging in fights during her events. In a live social media video session, Gashumba addressed the issue directly, questioning why such behavior occurred in her club. “Nigerians, why are you fighting in my club? What a humiliation this is! And when we go an extra mile to try and discipline you, you say that Sheilah Gashumba is so bad. Guys try not to disrespect my parties, like don’t do it,” she exclaimed. Gashumba, known for her roles as a…

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By BigEyeUg Team Popular Ugandan media personality Hasifa Nabbanja, widely known as Haffy Powers, has recently disclosed an unusual dream she had involving singer Fik Gaza. The BBS TV presenter expressed her bewilderment over the dream, especially since she has never crossed paths with the “Banana” hitmaker before. In a social media post, Haffy Powers recounted her perplexing dream, stating, “Did I dream smashing Fik Gaza! And Raw. F** dreams I have not even met that boy, what the heck was that? Kale nfaaaaaa.” The revelation left her followers surprised and intrigued by the unexpected nature of her dream. Haffy…

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By BigEyeUg Team Upon receiving the keys to his office and assuming the mantle of power, Balaam Barugahara, the newly appointed Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs, has pledged to keep his office doors open to the public every Tuesday. “I am a People’s Minister, and my office will always be open to members of the public every Tuesday,” affirmed Minister Balaam Barugahara. Formerly renowned as an events promoter, Balaam’s career trajectory presents a compelling narrative of inspiration. His transition into the political realm has been met with significant anticipation and interest. Since his appointment by His Excellency…

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