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For the financial year ended June 2023, New Vision issued a profit warning and thus proceeded to post a loss of UGX 5.6 billion. The previous year, New Vision had posted a net profit of UGX 988 million. This implied a dip of 652%, it is this abnormality that ought to worry investors. Unless something catastrophic happens in a company, profits do not swing in this fashion. What could be killing New Vision? In their annual report, New Vision indicated that 2023 was the fourth year of their five-year strategy. Will they return to profitability in the final year of…

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Did you know that Uganda and Ugandans hold several Guinness World Records. Well, here’s a comprehensive list of all Guinness World Records held by Ugandans and Uganda. Lowest Average Median Age of Any Nation on Earth Uganda holds the record for the having the lowest average age of any nation on earth. This record was set on 31st December 2012 when it was revealed that the median age in Uganda was 15.1 years at the time. Fastest Half Marathon: Jacob Kiplimo This record was set by Ugandan athlete Jacob Kiplimo when he ran 21 kilometres in 57 minutes and 31…

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Bobi Wine has offered notes on quitting alcohol to comedian Patrick Idringi Salvador. This follows Salvador’s tweet four days into his no alcohol moment. One of Salvador’s goals this year is to completely go off alcohol, this following in the footsteps of many other Ugandan celebs. Bobi Wine revealed that he’d last sipped alcohol in 2012 and since then has been writing a book on how to keep sober without any struggle. Among the other Ugandans on the no alcohol movement is famous creative Useful Idiot. He’s yet to give updates on how the journey is going so far. The…

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Prior to Covid-19, Bandali Rise was the place to be in Uganda. This street annexed on the road that leads to the Bugolobi flats was the ultimate party life street of Kampala. If somebody doubted Kampala’s night life, you swifted them through this street. Then turned around, glanced at them, and popped the question; “you gerrit?” Kampala’s night life has always shifted. It was first in Kabalagala. Then, Kabalagala was the place that never went to sleep. There was Capital Pub, there were all sorts of bars, speak of Al’s bar. Speak of the diverse international community in the area,…

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On November 27, 1980, the songstress Juliana Kanyomozi was born into a family of Toro Kingdom royals of Gerald and Catherine Manyindo. Gerald Manyindo was the son of Omukama Kamurasi Rukidi the third who reigned between 1928 and 1965. On December 13, 1981, Irene Gladys Namubiru aka Iryn was born to Mubiru Kitaka and Justine Nyanzi Namawejje. It was at Namasagali College that the life paths of Juliana and Iryn would meet under the tutelage of Father Grimes. Iryn Namubiru started out her music career as the only girl in a trio of Ragga Dee and Mola Messe. The trio…

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A Ugandan Research firm has released the first ranking of Universities in Uganda. The research firm, a subsidiary of Gartner says it considered 8 factors to rank the universities and 44 universities informed the study. The 7 factors included: Basing on the result, below Universities were ranked the top in Uganda with marks awarded out of 100% The full list of the 44 University scores and the ranking against the different factors is available on request from the BigEye.ug team.

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One of these days, Uganda will need a battle amongst these 3 guitarists to decide the best of the best among them. Aziz Azion recently self-proclaimed himself as the top Ugandan guitarist. But the country is yet to settle these. Here are the three top contenders at the moment. Charmant Mushaga: He made his mark at Watoto Church before leaving for his individual pursuits. This man can use all his body parts to play the guitar. When the spirits takeover, he even uses his teeth to play songs on the guitar. Aziz Azion: The Nkumira Omukwano star prides in commanding…

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Ever wondered what becomes of children of Pastors? Do they go ahead to become Pastors? Do they live a normal life like the rest of us? Well, we bring you the children of the Pastors rocking the Ugandan world. Fresera Bunjo: Fresera has worn different hats, from being a lead singer with the Collective UG (a gospel music group) behind hits such as ‘Breathe’ and ‘On and On.’ She has an absolute voice to kill for in worship. Fresera is the daughter of Apostle John Bunjo and Sarah Bunjo of Christian Restoration Ministries. Fresera is a medical doctor and an…

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Geoffrey Oryema was Uganda’s most acclaimed world musician having cut out his trade in France (the place of his exile). Oryema passed away on 22nd June 2018 and left us some of the below great songs: Land of Anaka Beat the Border The River Spirits of my Father No Ballads Ballad

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