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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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The famous girl-group aka Blu-3 is reuniting in a concert on December 14th at Skyz Hotel. The show brings together the originals of Jackie Chandiru, Lillian Mbabazi and Cindy Ssanyu. Below are their top 10 songs to get you started ahead of the show: Kankyakyankye Hitaji Nzemanyi Burn ft Navio Frisky Mutima Gwange Nkooye Don’t Say Best Friend Ndayila

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Maddox Ssemanda Ssematimba is a living Ugandan musical legend. These below are his top 5 songs of all time: Munakkyalo: Munakkyalo is a song that speaks about Maddox’s undying love for this girl from the countryside, her ability to care unlike the urban girls. Namagembe: If you meet a Namagembe, then your heart will be at rest. The problem also is if she is away, then your heart will be restless. But if you are a woman, you would definitely want to be thought of as a Namagembe. Tukole: This is a call, a summon to the work ethic of…

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Kadongo-Kamu is a special Ugandan genre, that can be likened to country music. Although it would be a fallacy to describe it as country-music. It’s basically music played on one beat and usually with the strumming of the guitar. Here is a list of 100 songs to start you off on this genre. 1. Buddu Owedda by Herman Basudde 2. Bus Dunia by Herman Basudde 3. Ekyali mu sabo by Herman Basudde 4. Byetwalabba ebulaya by Herman Basudde 5. Akadanyuma by Herman Basudde 6. Egwala by Herman Basudde 7. Dipo Nazigala by Paul Kafeero 8. Nalwewuuba by Fred Sebatta 9.…

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Recently, musician Alien Skin hinted that he will be quitting music in December and will be starting a political party. The political party will be known as ‘Fangone Unity Platform’ aka FUP. FUP picks from the National Unity Platform (NUP) whose current president is Bobi Wine aka Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Alien Skin’s statements also come at a time when he’s at logger heads with Bobi Wine and his fans. Although Bobi Wine has not categorically declared any issue with Alien Skin, the NUP and People Power online supporters have been incessant in their attacks against Alien Skin. Alien Skin has also…

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