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KIU thrashes MUK in Beer Olympics

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By Our Reporter

Kampala International University (KIU) students were in superb form as they humbled Makerere University at their own turf in the ongoing Black Bell organized Beer Olympics.

The Kansanga based students held their nerves or in this case cups of beer with some steady conviction at MUK’s Freedom Square to overcome the home team that was buoyed by an enthusiastic crowd. They concentrated on knocking out cup after cup and also hit all their targets during the shooting game.

Prior to meeting a hard wall in KIU, the Makerere team had made light work of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) in a game of Beer pong.

The table currently has KIU in the lead with 40 points, five ahead of their closest rivals Kyambogo University, with MUK seating in third place, 10 points adrift. MUBS with a measly five points sits in last place, trailing UCU who managed 25 points.

Black Bell Beer Olympics

Paul Rwandekeye, the Innovations Manager at Uganda Breweries says that the games aim at bringing together campus students to not only compete but also share ideas as well as make new friends.

“Black Bell is all about giving consumers the chance to play by their own rules and that’s why even the Beer Olympics have no specific rules. The winning team from this competition will get a ballistic party where more interesting activities will be unveiled,” he explained.

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Female Ugandan writer wins big at International Literature Awards

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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.

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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.

Congratulations Harriet!

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Philanthropist Ladiva Millen Magesa celebrates birthday at Sanyu babies’ home (Photos)

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Tanzanian born philanthropist and BET global good will winner Millen Magesa has today celebrated her birthday in Uganda and made s a delibarate decision to celebrate ot at Namirembe based Sanyu babies home where she also cut and ate her cake with friends, babies and their care takers.

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Millen amongst many other items carried and donated items like pampers, food stuffs, beddings and further pledged more support.

Millen is the CEO of Millen Magesa Foundation and her foundation has extended extensive aod to Ugandans woth recently donating over 100 life jackets after the boat that capsized on Lake Victoria.

Here are some moments at Sanyu babies home.

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Tecno Camon 11 Pro to be launched

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Ugandan’s who want to keep up with the latest in trends and gadgets know that Tecno is one brand that always has their back. Tecno is launching the Camon 11 Pro soon with a promise that it will be bigger, better and smarter. This has caused a lot of excitement on Social Media.

According to the Tecno Mobile Uganda Social Media pages, the Camon 11 Pro is nothing less than the best at the moment at a pocket friendly price. The phone prides itself in the latest budget camera technology hence the tagline Capture more beauty. We also have it on good authority that with the new camera, you can now capture extra beautiful selfies even under very low light.

Although the team at Tecno remains tight lipped about the full spec of the phone, we have been told that AI – Artificial intelligence which is a must have for all new smartphone is available in the new Tecno Camon 11 Pro that will hit the market soon.

Tecno Camon 11 Pro Specifications and Features

  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) + HiOS 4.1 OS
  • Display: 6.2-inch HD+ (720 x 1520 pixel) IPS LCD Display
  • Processor Type: 2.0GHz octa-Core MT6762 Helio P22 CPU
  • Graphics ProcessorPowerVR GE8320
  • Internal Storage: 64GB Internal Storage Expandable to 256GB via SD card
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • Back Camera : 16 + 5 Megapixel dual Rear Camera with quad-LED flash
  • Front Camera: 24 megapixel front Camera with LED flash
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner, FaceID, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual SIM and 4G LTE Networks
  • Battery: 3750mAh with Mediatek Pump Express
  • Price: Not yet confirmed

We cannot confirm how much this phone will cost but we know that it won’t exceed a million shillings. We will keep you posted.

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