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Country Stars Don Williams and Troy Gentry Dead

The music industry is mourning the deaths of US country music stars Don Williams and Troy Gentry, who both died on the same day. Award-winning Country music legend Don Williams, nicknamed “The Gentle Giant,” passed away on Friday (Sept. 8) after a short illness. died after a short illness. A press release from the singer’s PR team confirmed his death “after a short illness,” saying that funeral arrangements are pending. Williams who began his solo career in 1971, had a long music career amassing 17 number one country hits before retiring in 2016. His songs top songs included Gypsy Woman and Tulsa Time, You’re My Best Friend, I Believe in You and Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good and …

SK Mbuga Involved In Nasty Accident

By David Kugonza Mbuga is setting up Nu-Shifah Hospital hospital in Kiwempe Makindye but before it’s completed he is in need of hospital services. News reached our desk last evening that Sulaiman Kabagala Mbuga a.k.a SK Mbuga was involved in a nasty motorbike accident after failing to negotiate a sharp bend a few yards from his home and crashing his BMW motorbike into the wal. He was later admitted at Nakasero hospital after and now we an inside source has revealed to us that the tycoon’s condition is not alarming, that he is out of danger and is improving fast to treatment and only very close and exclusive friends to Mbuga are allowed to access him as doctors carry out necessary tests to …

Kenzo to battle Wiz Kid, Ali Kiba, Diamond, Sauti Sol, Patoranking, Tekno for award!

By David Kugonza Eddy Kenzo the only Ugandan to have brought home a BET award is yet again on another mission to win another international award. Musuuza as he is known by his fans is nominated for Best International African Act and will face off with fellow east Africans Ali Kiba, Diamond Platinumz, Sauti Sol and a host of Nigerians, Wiz Kid, Patoranking, Kiss Daniel  ,Tekno, Timi Dakolo and Fuse ODJ. The Legendary Jose Chameleone is in a category that fits him as he goes up against the cream of African music legends Angeliqu Kidjo, Majek Fashek, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, 2Face Idibia and Dbanj for the gong of Best Musician legend 2017. BEFFTA awards were founded by Pauline Long looking to honor …

Hellen Lukoma Nominated for an international Award!

By David Kugonza dkugonza@ug.nationmedia.com Actress, model, fashion designer and singer well known for her roles as Patra on The Hostel and Hellen Mutungi in Beneath The Lies, rose to fame as a member of the all girl music group The Obsessions before she ventured into modelling, fashion design and acting, fast rising and is now getting recognition on the international scene after she got a nomination in the BEFFTA awards 2017. The BEFFTA awards were founded by Pauline Long a former organizer of Mr and Miss East Africa UK and are aimed at honoring the outstanding achievements and contributions in showbiz and entertainment in the black and ethnic communities in the UK, USA, Africa, Caribbean, Canada and globally Hellen will be hoping to to …

Its Official Los Angels has “La La Land Day”

La La Land may have lost the best picture Oscar to Moonlight, but Damien Chazelle’s love letter to Los Angeles isn’t done dancing away with notable honors. Los Angeles’ mayor has now proclaimed (April 25) is La La Land day, as acrobats suspended by ropes danced their way across the outside walls of City Hall. Mayor Eric Garcetti proclaimed the honor for the musical that claimed six Academy Awards in February and put a spotlight on various locales throughout the city with elaborate song-and-dance numbers. Garcetti played the piano while a band played a medley of songs from the film, including “City of Stars.”  Garcetti honored the film’s Oscar-winning director, Damien Chazelle, and producers of the film about a young …