Category «Entertainment News»

Online campaign to help Malaika meet Lukaku, Could it Happen?

By Claire Muhindo. Ugandans on Twitter (#UOT) have started a drive to help KFM morning show host Malaika Nyanzi meet her crush Romelu Lukaku. For all that listen to D’Mighty breakfast this doesn’t come as news at all because they are aware of Malaika’s admiration of Lukaku. Almost every single day together, Brian Mulondo together with Sports presenter Patrick Kanyomozi have a banter about Lukaku and especially in cases where his team Manchester United are to play or have played a game. To Malaika, Lukaku is a big deal, that her fans are now concerned. Malaika doesn’t end a day without talking about Lukaku. Oh, by the way, she refers to him as her boyfriend. Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli is …

‘Despacito’ breaks YouTube record

According to Google-owned service Mega-hit song Despacito by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee has become the most watched video ever on YouTube with more than six billion views. The video, first released in January 2017 already holds the record for being the fastest song video to hit two billion, three billion and four billion views (272 days) On You Tube. Fonsi’s Spanish-language hit, whose English title is Slowly, has had nearly two billion views more than its nearest challenger, Shape of You, by the British singer Ed Sheeran. The South Korean singer PSY was the first to cross the two-billion-views barrier on the platform with his Gangnam Style hit song in 2012, which also set off a dance craze. Psy …

Kololo residents up in arms against bars over noise pollution

By EPHRAIM KASOZI Residents of the upscale area of Kololo in Kampala Central Division area up in arms against the bars and their landlords over noise pollution. The complainants among them owners, occupants of houses on John Babiiha Avenue, Acaca Avenue, Acacia Road, Windsor Crescent and Someo Road in Kololo are against operation of bars in their locality. In a formal complaint before court, the residents state that the bar operators have continuously erected large screens with music videos and flood lights reflecting in their property, emitting noise beyond the maximum permissible noise levels with permission of their landlords. Also sued is Kampala Capital City Authority and National Environmental Management Authority for allegedly failing to execute their mandate of ensuring …

3 arrested after Gravity Omutujju shooting

By BARBRA NALWEYISO. Three people have been arrested to help police with investigations into the shooting of Ugandan rapper Gilson Wabuyu popularly known as Gravity Omutujju. Gravity Omutujju was shot on Wednesday evening at LK Petrol Station in Bukuya Sub County, Kassanda District. Wamala region police spokesperson, Mr Norbert Ochom, said a guard identified as Amos Muhebwa and two other people have been detained at Kasanda Central Police Station on charges of attempted murder as police investigate circumstances under which the 25-year-old singer was shot. Mr Ochom further noted that police had recovered the gun that was used to shoot the Ekyakuzaala kye kirikutta singer. “The singer was reportedly heading to Lwebitute trading centre for a show and made a stopover at …

Late singer Radio’s mother drags seven musicians to police over son’s stolen songs

BY JOSEPH KATO. jkato@ug.nationmedia.com KAMPALA. Deceased singer Mowzey Radio’s mother has dragged seven local musicians accusing them of selling and duplicating her late son’s songs. Ms Jane Kasubo has dragged the musicians including Douglas Sseguya aka Weasle who was Radio’s co-singer in Good Life music group alleging that her son’s songs are being sold and reproduced without any family member’s knowledge. In the summons signed on Thursday by former Special Investigation Unit (SIU) commander, Henry Mugumya, detectives expect Weasle, Geofrey Kyagambidwa aka Chagga and Musinguzi Emotions, to appear today at Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) at Kibuli without fail. Other musicians whose summons are pending include Bruno K who allegedly duplicated the Juice song, Ricky Kaweesa accused of reproducing Neera song, …