Ugandan film industry on a progressing journey.

The Kabale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Gad Ahimbisibwe Rugaju, has said that the film industry in Uganda is so promising that if well utilized, can help to fight against unemployment among the youth. Rugaju made the remarks today, while opening a five day training of film industry stakeholders from the Kigezi region at Little Ritz Hotel in Kabale municipality. The training is sponsored by Uganda Communications Commission-UCC. In a message read for him by the UCC Content Regulation Manager, Paul Musoke, the Uganda Communication Commission director, Eng Godfrey Mutabazi said…

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Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz searching for another Wife.

He is not only a music star but a celebrated casanova. Singer Diamond Platnumz is searching for another woman weeks after splitting with socialite Hamisa Mobetto.  While showing off his new mansion at his 29th birthday, Diamond Platnumz announced that he was searching for a woman to move in with.   “New year. New life, please I need a wife to manage this house,” Zari’s ex-lover announced. Diamond celebrated his birthday in South Africa together with his children Tiffah and Nillan while the mother of his two children was in Uganda…

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Listeners express their thoughts about VOK ahead of the 18th Anniversary celebrations

With three days to the Voice of Kigezi Ekigata concert, when the radio will be celebrating its 10years of service, a section of listeners, has expressed their thoughts, on how the radio has spurred development socially, economically politically and spiritually. The celebrations will be held 4th August in Kabale municipal stadium. Councilor for people with disabilities, say that Voice of Kigezi has helped in promoting rights of vulnerable people. Twesigye adds that the radio has also helped in promoting agriculture through programs Enkubito and Ba’omugeiga. The Kihanga secondary school Head…

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Teddy Seezi Cheeye is dead

Veteran journalist Teddy Seezi Cheeye is dead. Cheeye, the publisher of Uganda Confidential news Magazine, was reportedly knocked dead by a speeding boda boda in Nakawa, Kampala today.   Cheeye, 60, has had a controversial career that took him from the newsroom to the Internal Security Organization-ISO where he served as director of economic monitoring. In April 2009, the Anti-Corruption Court convicted Cheeye for embezzling 120 million shillings of the Global Fund and sentenced him to 10 years in jail. He was also ordered to refund 110 million of the money…

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Meet Truth, the Fresh Rap King on the Scene

Biography: TRUTH started writing rhymes when he was 12-years-old. Raised by his mom in Western Uganda, he dreamed of becoming like the American rap artists he saw on television. On December 16, 2012, his friends encouraged him to pick up the mic at a local talent search sponsored by Radio West in Mbarara. It was his first time on stage and he caught the attention of several local hip hop heads and began to record music at local studios. Months Later, TRUTH auditioned for a talent search sponsored by NTV…

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Museveni vowes to deal with whoever Killed Mowzey

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has promised justice for the fallen musician, Moses Nakintije Ssekibogo alias Mowzey Radio. Mowzey Radio died on Thursday, at Case Hospital in Kampala, where he had been admitted after suffering head injuries during a fight in a bar. The brawl occurred at De Bar in Entebbe, on the night of 22nd January this year.  Mowzey was laid to rest yesterday at Kagga cell in Nakawuka, Wakiso district. State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda read Museveni’s eulogy in which the president hailed Mowzey and other musicians for…

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Artistes Speak Out on Mowzey Radio Death, demand for Justice

Several musicians have described Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio as an inspirational artiste and a gift that God had blessed this country with. The artistes were part of the hundreds of people that gathered at Rubaga Cathedral to eulogise fallen Mowzey Radio who died on Thursday, 10 days after after sustaining injuries during a bar fight in Entebbe. Goodlyfe Crew musician Mowzey was pronounced dead at Case Hospital where he had spent a week treating head injuries that had caused a blood clot in his brain. At Rubaga Cathedral, the…

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Singer Moses Sekibooga alias Mozey Radio is dead

Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo, alias Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe Crew is dead. Mr Balaam Barugahara, an events promoter confirmed to our reporter that Radio died today morning at about 6am. Radio died at Case Hospital in Kampala where he had been admitted after reportedly being beaten into coma following a fight at De Bar, a local hang-out spot in Entebbe town last week. This comes just hours after President Museveni contributed Shs30m towards his treatment. Last week, police said they had arrested five people to help with their investigations…

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Bruno Mars grabs (nearly) all the Grammys

Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar stole the show, and most of the awards, at the 2018 Grammys. Mars provided the night’s big upset, taking the album of the year trophy that most critics assumed would go to Lamar’s rap tour de force, Damn. In the end, voters found Mars’s crowd-pleasing R&B more palatable, while Lamar dominated the rap categories. Alessia Cara won best new artist – making her the only female artist to win a major prize. Stars like Lady Gaga, Kesha, Lorde and SZA were overlooked, with only 17…

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