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The Hot Pink Catwalk Charity Show, a one of a kind fashion show that shines the spotlight on persons with disabilities, attracted Uganda’s top fashion designers as it returned for its 3rd edition. The annual event which is organised by Malengo Foundation, a local NGO propagating the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, was held at Terrace Bar, Victoria Mall in Entebbe on Saturday evening.

Hosted by media personality Malaika Nnyanzi alongside albinal Martin Lubwama, some of the collections that highlighted the evening included a showcase from Kongo-liro whose “Waste for Value” collection featured outfits made out of recycled household items; Jerome’s collection which was inspired by light and consisted of outfits ornamented with lamps; and  Cissy Nagawa’s collection which was themed “Standing for disability rights” among others.

The event ended towards 10pm with an All-Star showcase featuring 10 top fashion designers that included K. Rafeal, Eguana, Paple Rayn, Martha Jabo, Muyomba, NFKA Clothing, Beryl Couture, Kais Divo collection, Kas Wear, and Kori House of Couture & Design.

Hot Pink Catwalk Charity Show

Walking the runway was an inclusive cast of models who included able-bodied persons doing the catwalk alongside blind persons, amputees and albinos.

Meanwhile, revelers were also entertained by a dance outfit of persons with disabilities who performed a dance routine that incorporated breakdance and salsa moves, eliciting a standing ovation from the crowd.

According to Michelle Omamteker, the Executive Director Malengo Foundation, this year’s Hot Pink Catwalk Charity Show was aimed at drawing attention to the social rights of person with disabilities.

“Social inclusion is just as important to the overall inclusive development of persons with disabilities as is any other form of inclusion such as political or education inclusion,” she stated. “Social inclusive development is not a luxury, but a basic human right that every human being, regardless of disability, should enjoy.”

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Photos: MC Esco unveils own night

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Ugandan musicians have a new platform to showcase their music. This follows the launch of a new theme night hosted by Mc Esco.

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Last Friday, the renowned media personality and events emcee unveiled his own night dubbed “TGIF”. The night which is hosted at Rock Bar is themed around local music and featured Deejays Malik and Starboy. It attracted a host of revelers who were treated to a cocktail of Ugandan music from past hits to recent chart-toppers.

According to Esco, the theme night is putting emphasis on boosting local talent and it will be strictly playing Ugandan music only.

This night is expected to be welcomed with open warms from Ugandan music lovers as well artistes who have in the past decried lack of ample airplay of their music in local nightclubs and media.

Here are some photos from the event.

MC Esco unveils :TGIF" night at Rock bar

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Photos: What you missed at the Buzz Leavers Rock party

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With the school term finally over, there was no better way to usher in the long holiday than with a fun-filled fiesta that is Buzz Leavers Rock party that was hosted at Garden City rooftop on Saturday. Known for always turning up in outfits that turn heads, the teens lived up to this reputation as they started streaming in for the mega party as early as 10 am dressed to make a fashion statement.

The holiday makers were welcomed to music mixes from several deejays, who later paved way for performances from several artistes who included Nina Roz, John Blaq, Vampino, Levixone and Vinka among others. With the rich entertainment line up, revelers were kept on their feet as they danced away the day.

The teens also indulged in other fun activities that included skating, reading zone and photo booth moments among others.

Meanwhile, organizers also used the event to unveil the new look of the Buzz Magazine. They also launched a new campaign aimed at inspiring teens to follow their passions and reach their full potential.

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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.

MultiChoice Uganda media party 2018

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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