Singer Irene Namubiru has unveiled the KIU student who saved her life and contrary to circulating reports, he did not die, he is very much alive.
The “Nkwagalanyo” singer was one of the 26 people that survived following the Saturday Lake Victoria boat accident.
Irene Namubiru has taken to Instagram to narrate how she escaped death on the fateful day and thank her hero Musole Brian and all the other people that worked hard to save people’s lives.
This is what the singer who is currently battling Post-traumatic stress disorder has posted.
“Here is MASOLE BRIAN a student at KIU who saved my life AND MANY others’. He went back to the lake 3 times until there were no other people alive.
Brian and other fellow stud3nts had hired their boat to go have fun on the near by Islands. When they heard and saw our boat capsizing, he quickly took his friends ashore and cane to rescue us.
He heard my distress calls for help as i saw other boats passing us by, saw the light of my phone that I kept waving up and came right to me. He asked me for the phone, bag and then pulled me in. Then he tried to pull the lady who came grabbing on my hand and life jacket almost drowning me. I managed to bring her up to the boat but she died right there as part of her life jacket got stuck under the boat and she was to heavy. That was Mrs. BISASE owner of the boat. I left my phone with BRIAN which he used to save others and went straight to resuscitate a one SHYLLA NANKUNDA who must have died on the boat. I Thank you Brian, The fishermen , the locals and all those who with whom we were trying to save others. It’s unfortunate that One fisherman died so others could live. May he R.I.P. On that very night Brian communicated with my people found who I was, assured them that I was alive and safe. At 03h30 he was at my house with my manager just to make sure. . Yesterday, Monday 26th 2018, Brian came home, brought back my shoes and phone! .
We took this photo.
You are my hero.
And again, To God be the Glory.!” Irene narrated on Instagram.
Female Ugandan writer wins big at International Literature Awards
Female Ugandan writer, Harriet Anena won big yesterday after walking away with the Wole Soyinka prize for Literature at the Monson centre, Onikan in Lagos Nigeria.
Established by the Luminor foundation in honor of Africa’s first Nobel Laureate in literature, Wole Soyinka, the Pan African writing prize worth 10,000 USD is awarded every two years to the best literary works produced by an African.
Ms.Anena won the award jointly with Professor Tanure Ojaide,a Nigerian writer who authored “Songs of myself” while Harriet Anena on the other hand authored, “ A nation in Labour,” a collection of poems that talk about Uganda being entangled in a political conflict since independence causing the citizens “labour pains.”She also explores her encounter as a child during the LRA insurgency war.
“Super happy to be the joint winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa 2018, for my book, “A Nation In Labour” she tweeted
A total of 110 submissions were submitted from over 11 countries in Africa.
Ykee Benda to compile list of “worst” Songs produced this year
As the year comes to an end, people usually make a review of how it has unfolded in terms of their specific areas of life.
Last year, musician Bebe Cool came under fire for writing a list of his favorite top artists and songs,a list that left very many disgruntled as their favorite artists were left out, while others complained that some acts that made his list were not deserving.
Looks like Ykee Benda is picking a leaf from Bebe, only this time, he will be compiling a list of the bad songs, call them not so nice songs that were produced this year.
“Am making a list of all the bad songs this year …wait for it…bad I mean not nice songs!”
Like he has asked us to be patient, we shall do just that and keep you posted on which artist makes this ‘not so good’ list.
Teenage mothers graduate with aid from NBS’s Annatalia Ozzie
Early Pregnancy is a life changer for teenage girls who drop out of school. NBS TV uncut presenter Anatalia Ozzie supports teenage mothers in kitala Entebbe based rehabilitation school by providing sewing machines, clothes and stationery to study and train away from the stigma.
Over the weekend, 13 young women graduated with hands on skills in bakery, tailoring, hair dressing am other skills. Speaking to canon Jonathan kisawuzi the chairman board of governors informed the media that his so thankful to the to tvstar annatalia ozzie for always spearing time and sharing with the stigmized teens when ever needed.Wamukisa youth centre was started to help out teenage mothers,end stigma and provide second chance to the girl child through providing counselling,footing medical care till the give birth and provide care to the newly born baby for 3months” said ssalongo canon kisawuzi the chairman board of governors. Gold_hearted annatalia how just recently Celebrated her birthday with tenage mothers at wamukisa youth centre pluged to get raw materials for the girls that will her them durimg their trainings like weaves and tailorings machines. “share whatever littel i have with such people not to show off but because of the love i have for girl child since girls are the mothers of this nation” said annatalia
“Use the skills u have acquired very well because am skill is the biggest tool one can have” she added
Through her girl project named ” annatalia for her ” she empasises more on girls health,education and human rights just like we all saw in the first edition of annatalia for her that happened at lugujja a few months back where she have out sanitary pads, argued girls to go for hiv testing,family planning and taught them skills like cooking and makeup lessons recently.
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