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Nigerian Singer Burna Boy arrives in Uganda ahead of concert

By Lawrence Ogwal. Burna Boy (real name Damini Ogulu) who is slated to perform at a concert on Friday March 22nd, has arrived in the country. The plane he was in touched down at around 12:30pm at Entebbe Airport. The singer will headline a concert at Sheraton Hotel’s Gardens along with Ugandan singers Sheebah, Irene Ntale and Vinka on the show dubbed Burna Boy KLA Experience. This will be the second time Burna Boy is performing in Uganda, after he performed at the Mega Fest event at Namboole Stadium in 2014. There will be a meet and greet event this evening at Former Pyramids located on Yusuf Lule Road. Entrance to the meet and greet will be Shs 100,000. The main concert …

Manager Jeff Kiwa – 1 billion for the Sheebah / Cindy battle

Sheebah Karungi’s manager Jeff Kiwa has assured Cindy Sanyu, that if there is no money, amounting to Shs 1 billion, then there will be no battle between her and Queen Sheebah. This has stemmed from a current cat fight going on between the two artistes over who is better musically. Yesterday, Jeff went on his Instagram account named Born So Lucky, posted a video of Sheebah in the studio recording a song and captioned it “No Billion, No Battle”. The exchange between the two artistes has been going on for some time. Sheebah recently said she cannot have a music battle with Cindy as she is a feminist who will not take part in such an event. However, in the …

SK Mbuga’s wife denied bail

By Ephraim Kasozi. Ms Angella Chebet, the wife to socialite Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga, aka, SK Mbuga, has been denied bail pending trial in connection with fraud accusations. Justice Margret Tibulya of the Anti-Corruption Court dismissed Ms Chebet’s application for bail, reasoning that all five sureties presented were not substantial. “The sureties presented and their station of life is not appropriate to the bond required. Considering that the applicant (Chebet) jumped bail and fled another jurisdiction, the application is hereby disallowed,” said Justice Tibulya in a ruling read by Chief Magistrate Pamela Lamunu Ocaya. Ms Ocaya further remanded Ms Chebet to Luzira Prison until March 27 upon State’s submission that investigations into the case were still ongoing. Ms Chebet is accused …

Bobi Wine records fiscal policy song

By Clare Muhindo. After he was criticised on social media, on his understanding of the management of public revenue, following his responses to the question on fiscal policy on NTV On the Spot, Bobi Wine, a presidential hopeful has hit the studio to record a song explaining the matter. Featuring Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake, Nubian Lee and Sir Dan Magic, the song tries to break down the concept of fiscal policy to the common man. In the song, Bobi Wine says, “If I ever had the opportunity to change the way that my people live, I would abolish all the oppressive taxes and that would be my fiscal policy. “I wonder why poverty is so high, the …

R. Kelly denies sex abuse charges

By AFP R&B superstar R. Kelly denied allegations he sexually abused women and girls in his first public comments since being indicted last month. “I didn’t do this stuff. This not me,” Kelly told “CBS This Morning”, saying he was “fighting” for his life in an interview to air Wednesday. Excerpts were released Tuesday. He dismissed the allegations against him as rumors. “Whether they’re old rumors, new rumors, future rumors, not true,” said Kelly, who became upset and emotional, and cried during the interview. Kelly, 52, pleaded not guilty late last month in Chicago to 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse. He spent three nights behind bars and was released after coming up with $100,000 (about Shs370,000,000), 10 percent …