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Fik Fameica Excited About Coke Studio Debut

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By Consolate Namyalo

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The new season of Coke Studio is upon us, as the beverage company has already announced the various artists that will be featured on the show come 2019. Production has already started and the show will start airing in February next year.

While some invited artists, are already used to the whole atmosphere and experience, Fik Fameica, will be appearing on the show for the first time, and cannot hide his excitement as most of his twitter posts have been centered around Coke studio.

The “Kutama” hit maker has had a very good year of music, since his rise to fame last year and it is no surprise he caught the attention of organizers this time round. He has shared photos and a video of himself in Kenya, already at work for the next Coke studio season.

”Work not words is my motto, 2019 already began so here we go’ he captioned them.

Other Ugandan artists featuring in the new season are Sheebah Karungi, Alvin Kiz who is also making his debut on the show, Rabadaba, Pallaso among others.

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MultiChoice Uganda hosts media to fun-filled day in end of year celebration

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Irene Ntale performs at the MultiChoice Uganda media party.

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MultiChoice Uganda held its annual media appreciation party at Garuga Resort Beach Hotel in Entebbe on Saturday. The gathering was to celebrate and appreciate media for their unconditional support throughout 2018.

It was a fun-filled day marked by several activities that saw members of the media split into different teams to partake in water challenges, dance competitions, fashion designing and a content quiz. The winning teams were rewarded with goodies from MultiChoice.

While addressing the journalists, Albert Nga, the MultiChoice Head of Marketing highlighted some of the pay TV’s achievements in 2018 and pledged to continue providing solutions to enhance the subscribers’ experience.

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One of the media teams celebrates winning quiz challenge. They were rewarded with shopping vouchers.

“MultiChoice being at the forefront of technology development in the industry, we introduced a new Explora decoder dubbed the Nano decoder with the aim to enhance subscriber viewing experience. We will continue to be innovative and give you more content that will enhance our subscribers’ television experience. I would like to thank you, the media for the great support rendered to the company through 2018 and we look forward to working more with you in 2019. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2019,” he said.

The event was crowned with a performance from songstress Irene Ntale.

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Ugandan journalist due for treatment in the US

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Samson BarangaSamson Baranga of The Observer newspaper is due for treatment in the United States following injuries sustained while taking pictures at the social media tax protests led by Robert Kyagulanyi in July this year.

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Baranga, an award winning fashion writer and photographer was assaulted by plain clothed security personnel who left him bruised and with neck problems after he was hit from the back with a baton.

Local hospitals including Kibuli Hospital gave him treatment but reports we have indicate that he has never gotten better. He recently got a chance to travel abroad and he will use his stay to also seek specialized treatment.

Uganda police fired teargas and bullets at social media tax to disperse protesters who had gathered to protest a controversial tax on the use of social media.

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Koroga Festival finally comes to Uganda

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The first-ever Koroga Festival in Uganda took place on Saturday at The Gardens, Najeera.

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Food lovers around Kampala gathered together over the weekend to enjoy the first-ever Koroga Festival that took place in Uganda on Saturday, December 8 at The Gardens, Najjera.

The Koroga Festival, an annual event that has its roots in Kenya is one of the most sought after events in the country. The word “koroga” means “to mix” or “to stir” in the Swahili language, and is an apt representation of all that happened on a day centered around food and drink.

Having been successfully initiated onto the Ugandan scene this month with Tusker Lite onboard, the festival attracted large numbers of food enthusiasts and beer lovers for a Saturday afternoon chill.

“Koroga Festival is a fun event meant to unite Ugandans with fun approaches to enjoying the simplest things in life. The basic starter pack includes indulging in cooking and drinking the finest the world has to offer and what better timing than to incorporate the event into this festive merry season,” said My Food Network’s Mark Kaheru, the organisers of the festival.

The first-ever Koroga Festival in Uganda took place on Saturday at The Gardens, Najeera.

It was a delightful afternoon of munching on scrumptious snacks and enjoying mouthwatering meals cooked by some of the city’s best known foodies. The event featured selected groups who took part in the friendly cooking competitions, with participants provided the necessary elements and ingredients to whip up delicious meals and then being judged based on the tastiness, quickness and creativity that they had exhibited.

“Good food is best paired with Tusker Lite, which is why our brand has been involved in a stream of food-oriented festivals throughout the year within Kampala. The Koroga Festival is a great way to bring people together during this
festive season,” said Cathy Twesigye, Brand Manager, Premium Beers UBL.

The Koroga Festival diners were also treated to a full bar with table service and delicious ready-to-order starters to keep them busy as the cooking went on. Revelers later ended the day to the sounds of friendly amateur karaoke and laughter.

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