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Salvado bringing top African comedians to Kampala for comedy show

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L-R: Speke Apartment's Assistant General Manager Sajeev Kulangarath,comedian Patrick Salvado Idringi, and UBL's Whisky Portfolio Manager Annette Nakiyaga,at the press conference to announce the Africa Laughs show.

L-R: Speke Apartment’s Assistant General Manager Sajeev Kulangarath, comedian Patrick Salvado Idringi, and UBL’s Whisky Portfolio Manager Annette Nakiyaga at the press conference to announce the Africa Laughs show.

By Our Reporter

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Comedian Patrick Salvado Idringi will treat Ugandans to a steady supply of humour yet again after the return of his star-studded Africa Laughs show was confirmed on Tuesday. First held in 2013, the feast of laughter will celebrate its fourth season on October 8, 2018 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

Salvado has over the years transformed into one of the biggest brands in comedy both locally and across the continent, with his blend of laugh-out-loud humour and cheeky charm. He pulls crowds wherever he goes and with him hosting a show, the lineup is guaranteed to crank up every bit of laughter with jokes from all over the globe. Five local acts are lined up for the Singleton-sponsored event, including Daniel Omara, Prince Emma, Ronnie Mcvex, Agnes Akite and Madrat&Chiko while international comedians Prof Hamo (Kenya), Kevin J (UK), Basketmouth (Nigeria), Alfred Kainga (Zimbabwe), Eddie Kadi (Congo), Mc Jessy (Kenya) and Arthur Nkusi (Rwanda) complete the five-star roaster.

There will definitely be no reason to miss out on what promises to be an evening of rib-cracking comedy at the Serena Conference Hall come d-day with individual tickets going for Shs100,000 and a table available for Shs500,000. The lineup promises a blend of acts that include dialects, character voices, accents, great insight into human nature and street wise humour.

For Salvado, the journey the Africa Laughs show has enjoyed is testament to the growth of comedy in Uganda and the region at large.

“The industry has risen from nothing to grace. As major stakeholders in the industry, we have the challenge of keeping things new and exciting to keep our audiences satisfied. Africa Laughs returns with lots of additions as we continue to grow and develop comedy,” said Salvado.

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Young Zee bounces back with new single — “Give Dem”

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Young Zee aka Zaga Zee

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Rapper Young Zee is back.

The 19-year-old rapper who has been M.I.A on the music scene for sometime now has bounced back with a new single titled “Give Dem”. He collaborated with fellow rapper Ill Gee on the song.

According to our reliable sources, Zee had taken a break from music to concentrate on his studies. We have learnt that he has completed his studies and is back to doing music. To mark his return, he has rebranded to Zagazillions (Zaga Zee).

Signed to Swangz Avenue, he is known for songs likke “Criminal Swag”, “I had a dream”, and “Ayayai” among others.

Watch “Give Dem” video below.

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Broke Sipapa fails to pay rent, arrested for beating journalist

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Embattled business man Charles Alim aka Sipapa is in hot soup after police raided his place and arrested him on double charges. Sipapa is alleged to have defaulted his rent arrears of about three months. It is reported that Sipapa who was being evicted also beat up a journalist who was on scene recording.

The now broke Sipapa is currently detained at Kira Police Station over assaulting a one Alex Bongole, a Spark TV Journalist who was taking pictures of him when he (Sipapa) was being evacuated from his house. Even though this is still a developing story, this is not the first time Sipapa has been arrested as a few months ago on 8th May he was charged with violating traffic rules after getting arrested along Kampala road.

On July 19, Sipapa was once again arrested for being a public nuisance and inconsiderate use of a motor vehicle at Kisekka Market in Kampala, following distress calls from business owners in the area.

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Basket Mouth Robbed at Airport

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By Consolate Namyalo

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Nigerian comedian Basketmouth has lashed out at the staff of Nigeria Aviation Handling Company over theft .He aired out his frustration on instagram saying the company should be ashamed for letting such things happen.

Basketmouth isn’t happy that these guys are still breaking into luggage belonging to travelers and stealing from them.

Basketmouth

“I want to use this medium to appreciate NAHCO, you guys have been doing a great job handling our luggage at the airport…..however, I suggest you advice your staff to have small shame….just a little, I’m not asking for too much. Breaking into passengers checked in luggage isn’t romantic….it’s 2018. Charity begins @ home, not in the luggage of the airline passengers, “he wrote.

Singer, Tiwa Savage also complained about her luggage being stolen at the same Lagos airport some time last year.

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