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Cindy, Naava Grey to headline the 2018 Oktoberfest

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L-R: Mark Kaheru, Joint Managing Partner, My Food Network , Grace Namutebi, UBL Brand Manager, Premium Beers and Former German Ambassador Klaus Holderbaum during a press conference to announce the 2018 edition of Oktoberfest.

L-R: Mark Kaheru, Joint Managing Partner My Food Network , Grace Namutebi, UBL Brand Manager Premium Beers and former German Ambassador Klaus Holderbaum during a press conference to announce the 2018 edition of Oktoberfest.

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The world’s largest beer and food festival, the Oktoberfest, is back for its fourth edition in Kampala, promising a cocktail of food, beer and fun for city dwellers come Saturday, September 29.

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The annual event which will be hosted at the Uganda Museum Gardens will be headlined by local music stars, Cindy Sanyu and Naava Grey. There will also be performances from flutist Siima Sabiti and singer Afrie, in addition to a DJ showcase by The Almost Famous DJs featuring DJ Mary Joe and DJ Xzyl.

According to Mark Kaheru of My Food Network, the event organisers, this year’s edition is aimed at celebrating women with its theme “Divas edition” hence the an all-female line-up.

He also noted that, “The Oktoberfest has become a tradition that celebrates the friendship between German and Ugandan cultures and has become an important merrymaking event for many.”

As has become the tradition, the Ugandan version of the fiesta will entail celebrations of food, blends of different cultures and merrymaking. The event will feature a mix of friendly inter-cultural activities including wardrobe fun costume competitions overseen by a team of judges headed by former German Ambassador Klaus Holderbaum.

There will also be traditional Oktoberfest games such as a beer straw challenge, tug-of-war, beer pong, arm wrestling, Stein (beer glass) hoisting challenge, eating challenge, beer speed drinking.

“Beer has always been the uniting factor at social gatherings for Ugandans. We celebrate our friendships by sharing Tusker Lite and the Oktoberfest is an opportunity for the German and Ugandan cultures to share and connect over amazing food, excellent beer and lots of fun,” said Grace Namutebi, UBL Brand Manager, Premium Beers.

Tickets are available on discount when purchased using Visa card or Mastercard under the Blue Weekends promotion with Stanbic Bank. For those paying cash, tickets will be sold at only Shs20,000. Gates open at noon.

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Kawempe blesses Chameleone for new political journey, declares self independent candidate for Mayoral race 2021

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Celebrated singer Jose Chameleone aka Joseph Mayanja today started his journey to his political career. On 8th April the singer in a press conference announced he had intentions to run for Mayor ce 2021.

This morning Joseph Mayanja started his journey with a visit to his birthplace in Kawempe where he did general cleaning in Kawempe market before he played soccer with natives.

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Joseph Mayanja then addressed residents and made his intentions for Mayoral race more clear. “I started my music journey here and you were the first people to support and push harder. Today I begin a new journey and I seek your blessings like you did with my music journey 20 years ago.” Chameleone said.

Joseph Mayanja has over time stressed he doesn’t hold any political card as he is an independent candidate. “I do not belong to any party, I am independent.”

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Rajiv Ruparelia Offers Fresh Kid Lifetime Bursary To Study All He Wants

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Sudhir Ruparelia’s son and heir to the throne, Rajiv Ruparelia just made a big announcement to Fresh Kid.

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He has given him an open cheque to study all he wants for life. Rajiv says Fresh Kid is an extremely intelligent kid that should be given all the attention.

That means from primary all the way to University, Fresh Kid will be under the full care of the Ruparelia Group.

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“Today I met a young man called Fresh Kid – I was moved by his ambition being only 7 years old. I would love to see him become a guide and inspiration to many young people out there hence, Ruparelia Foundation is presenting this young man with a full scholarship from the Ruparelia Foundation to go to Kampala Parents School,” wrote Rajiv Ruparelia, the Managing Director of Ruparelia Group on his social media platforms.

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“I Have Land, What Do You Have?” Kats asks Gashumba

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MC kats is not about to die in this battle of him against Sheilah Gashumba and God’s plan.

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MC Kats has finally showcased his kyapa mu ngalo aka land title and now dares Forbes listed billionaire, Sheilah Gashumba to do the same.

Kats also went ahead to show certificates of incorporation for his company and claims Sheilah Gashumba has no registered brand.

If she is rich as she claims, let her show which property she owns. Let her show a single title or vehicle card in the names of God’s plan,” Kats was overheard telling friends.

“I even used to buy her airtime, even bring her katogo in containers at NTV and she is claiming to be rich. She is just very new to money. She has urban excitement,” Kats continued.

All we are waiting for is #challengeaccepted from the Gashumbas.

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