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Uganda’s popular 1970 teenage band The Cranes to reunite at Nyege Nyege Festival

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East Africa’s most celebrated festival is back, the long anticipated four-day event is slated to take place from 5 to 8 September at Nile Discovery Beach, Jinja. Unlike the previous editions, the event organisers have decided to add a new twist to the festival.This year the legendary Cranes, Uganda’s most popular 1970 teenage band will be reuniting at the Nyege Nyege Festival for a reunion performance. At the end of the 1970’s the cranes led to the birth of Afrigo Band which is still the country’s number one band.Founded by Tony Senkebejje, Sam Kawuma and Clyde Mayanja, the Cranes produced 37 records and 33 albums, the band split into two; Cranes and Afrigo Black Power which was later renamed as Afrigo Band with Moses Matovu and Jef Sewava as band leaders.Back in the day, the Cranes had a radio show called Top Ten Hits where their songs were played. It is well-known for hit songs such as Njatulira, Jay Beera Mwesigwa, Anne wange, Monica, Marcelinah and many more.

The five surviving members that recently reformed as the cranes are all in their late sixties and still dominate the music scene in Uganda with their respective bands Afrigo and Simba Sounds Band. Both banda have recorded more than 25 albums.

 

 

 

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Rwandans ask Salvado To Apologize for Genocide Joke

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By Staff Writer

Over the week, a video of Salvado’s standup performance went viral. It was one of his most creative jokes to-date about different airlines and their themes.

On one of the jokes about Rwanda Air, genocide was mentioned as one of the topics air hostesses can’t miss.

Now Rwandans have picked that up and taken offence. They have given Salvado an ultimatum to apologize. But he is not about to allow.

On his Twitter profile, he says those offended are missing the humour. The Rwandans insist the 1994 Genocide against the tutsi is not something to joke about.

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We intend to have the biggest event of the year in ASFA 2019 – Talent Africa boss Ali Alibhai

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The Abryanz style and Fashion awards are back for the 7th time and for the first time they have partnered with Talent Africa group.

Talent Africa group under it’s events and promotion wing will come active and handy in the ASFA 2019. We were keen on the partnership and quizzed Talent Africa boss Ali Alibhai on why he chose to partner with Abryanz this year.“We are a 360 entertainment company and have over years mastered the art of events marketing and this is another event we look forward to evelevating further. Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards have a very good reputation and we are sure our contribution will be felt” he said.

Talent Africa Group has in the past yet somilarly big events like Nyege Nyege and hosted many foreign artistes and have at all instances sold out. With such momentum we can be sure ASFA 2019 will be another event to look upto, probably the best ever edition so far.

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I dated Sheilah Gashumba because I was young – Fik Fameica

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Rapper Fik Fameika says his relationship with Sheilah Gashumba only happened because he was young. He insinuates that it was a mistake. And that he would perhaps have done better.

Defiant Sheilah dumped Fik Fameica when she met Ali Lwanga alias God’s Plan. They have been dating for close to a year now. Fik Fameica has not yet come out to declare where his heart falls.

However, he has been reportedly linked to a model in the US known as Halima Aden.

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