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Review: Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 4.

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By Staff Writer

May contain spoilers.

Emotional stability, good temperant are the least of qualities one could ask of a leader. Daenerys aka Dany lacks these. She will eventually die by her own qualities. I now know why Sansa was always skeptical of her as queen.

In Episode 4, we see the fight for the iron throne get to her head. It blinds her to making rational decisions. Perhaps, it’s all destiny, that legacy of her father’s madness. And this madness is attributed to the inbreeding among the Targaryens.

And Cersei knows this, she intentionally stirs it. That could explain why Cersei chooses to have Missandei murdered. Cersei’s strategy is to have Dany commiting self-destructive errors. She wants to hand Dany a pyrrhic victory. She would have to kill thousands of innocent city dwellers and destroy the city in the process.

Lord Varys thus faced Dany in the eyes and tried to advise her against her moves. “Do not destroy the city you came to save. Do not become what you’ve always struggled to defeat.”

On a beautiful note; men and women have been to crazy things after the long night. Although Arya lost her virginity before the war, she rejects Gendry’s marriage proposal.

Brienne finds love but for a short time. Although Jamie had never slept with a knight, Brienne had never slept with anyone. No wonder she tries to ask him not to go to King’s Landing. But hey, Jamie has done everything for Cersei. How will he handle the fact that Cersei is pregnant with Euron’s child. Whatever Cersei holds, it must be exceptional. The things Euron and Jamie have done to earn her are beyond explanation. Euron even killed a dragon.

Finally the man himself, Samwell Tarly. Gilly is pregnant. Tarly’s explanation? There are not many books a man could read. He had to find some books within Gilly.

But on the other hand, may be Dany’s madness is justified. She’s lost so much. She’s done much but no one seems to be grateful.

Some of the best quotes from this episode:

“Every good ruler needs to inspire a bit of fear.”—Tyrion

“I once pushed a boy out of a window and crippled him for life because of Cersei. I strangled my cousin with my own bare hands because of Cersei. I would murder every woman and child for her. She’s hateful and so am I.”—Jamie

“She’s a girl who walked into a fire with three stones and walked out with three dragons. How could she not believe in destiny?”—Lord Varys

“The longer I leave my enemies alone, the stronger they become.”—Danys

“If a handful of people know then it is not a secret, it is information.”—Lord Varys

“Jon’s funeral speech.” “Gendry’s marriage proposal”

As they often say, power is power.

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Chaka Demus & Pliers NOT coming to Uganda

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Chaka Demus & Pliers

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Jamaican reggae duo, Chaka Demus & Pliers are not coming to Uganda, we can confirm. Popular for songs like “Tease Me” and “Murder She Wrote” among others, the Jamaican stars had been rumored to be the headliners for a Valentine’s Day show to be held at Kololo Independence Grounds. As it turns out, it is just that, a rumour.

Salavdo who is hosting the Africa Laughs show at the Kololo Independence Grounds on Valentine’s Day debunked the rumours while speaking to media on Tuesday.

“Chaka Demus & Pliers coming to my show were simply that — rumours,”  Salvado said. “This is why you have not see any artwork or official communication from us about them.”

Salvado, whose Africa Laughs show is returning for the 5th edition, further revealed that the show will instead feature Tanzanian bongo star Harmonize.

“Harmonize is going to bring the Valentines feeling to the show,” he noted.

The Africa Laughs show will also be graced by top comedians from across the continent like Nigeria’s Kenny Blaq, Kenya’s Eric Omondi, Congo’s Eddie Kadi and Zimbabwe’s Alfred Kainga. They will crack up comedy lovers alongside Uganda’s very own like Daniel Omara, Prince Emma, Ronnie Mc Vex, Agnes Akite and Madrat & Chiko among others.

The show is slated for 14th February this year.

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Comedian Salvado to celebrate 10 years in industry at Africa Laughs show

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Patrick 'Salvado' Idringi

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Arguably Uganda’s funniest man, comedian Patrick “Salvado” Idringi is set for a rib-cracking show dubbed ‘Africa Laughs’ come February 14, 2020 at Kololo Airstrip.

The natural, blunt and hilarious “Man from Ombokolo” who draws his humour from events in society and his village Ombokolo celebrates 10 years since he traded his engineering career for stand-up comedy.

Addressing journalists at a press conference held at Speke Apartments to officially announce the show, the much sought-after comedian revealed that comedy has changed his life and helped him grow as a person.

“I want to thank God that 10 years later, after I decided to take this path, I am still here and going strong.” Salvado told media. “I must say it has not been an easy journey but I have loved every bit of it and very excited to be celebrating this milestone.”

First held in 2013, Africa Laughs in partnership with The Singleton will this year be running its fifth lap and to celebrate the milestone, Salvado will be joined by international comedy giants like Kenny Blaq, Eric Omondi, Eddie Kadi and Alfred Kaingo in addition to our own crème de la crème, such as Daniel Omara, Prince Emma, Ronnie Mc Vex, Agnes Akite and Madrat & Chiko. Tanzanian bongo star Harmonize will also grace the event.

“Valentine’s Day also happens to be my birthday. Not only will I be celebrating 10 years in the industry, I will also be celebrating 35 years on this earth. It is going to a special show. ” He added.

Salvador’s blend of laugh-out-loud humour and attention to ridiculous details while narrating stories has earned him a widespread following across Africa and beyond, making the laugh fiesta the most-anticipated comedy show of the year.

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Why Ssebulime divorced Judith Babirye

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Judith Babirye and Paul Musoke Sebulime during their introduction ceremony.

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Gospel singer and Buikwe Woman MP, Judith Babirye is divorced again. The singer’s marriage to fellow MP Paul Musoke Ssebulime has been dissolved by court.

Babirye and Sebulime were married in a traditional ceremony held in July 2018 in Bunga, Kampala.

But barely a year into their union, Sebulime filed for divorce. According to court documents, Ssebulime testified that he had not seen or heard from Babirye since 22 December 2018. In fact, he did not know of his wife’s whereabouts for seven months he waited before petitioning court.

Ssebulime also accused Babirye of denying him conjugal rights. He said that the couple had not been intimate since the second week of August 2018.

He further said that Babirye’s attitude towards his friends discouraged him from freely interacting with them for fear of upsetting her and this caused him psychological and mental torture because he was forced to live a lonely life.

The family division of the High Court, on 20 December 2019, finally annulled their marriage on grounds of cruelty. It ruled that Babirye’s actions were not a demonstration of any commitment to the success of the marriage and therefore the two could no longer stay together as husband and wife.

Judith Bairye was married to Samuel Niiwo in her first marriage, with whom they have a daughter together. They divorced in 2017.

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