Category «Lifestyle»

Two children killed in house fire

Two children have this morning died in a house fire at Wampamba zone in Wobulenzi Town Council, Luweero District. According to eye witnesses, the fire resulted from the candle which the mother of the deceased had left burning as she made prepare pancakes about 200 meters way from her home. The police officer in charge of Wobulenzi Police Station Viany Buyinza says the children could have died of suffocation as the room in which they were sleeping had poor ventilation. The deceased are identified as 1 year old Fred Mayanja and 4 year old Fiesta Mayanja.

Bad Black to leave prison next month

Earlier this week, we received emissaries from Luzira prison. The message was simple: “the return of the party queen, the big spender!” Just like you, we quickly wondered who had taken up the vacant title. But the emissary helped us solve the equation by chipping in with a name: “that’s from Bad Black.” “Her jail term ends next month and she just wanted to let you know that she is coming back with a bang,” the man went on. Yes, we also did not know whether to laugh or ask more questions, but being who we are, you know where this went. So what’s going to happen when she comes out? Will she still have money to throw around? Will …

My lips giving you sleepless nights – Aamito’s response to racist attacks

Last week Daily Mail Online reported a shocking slew of offensive comments that appeared online after a make-up company posted a photograph of “a black model’s lips”. The photo in question was posted on ‘the MAC Cosmetics Instagram page’ and was that of Ugandan-internationally celebrated model, Aamito Lagum, winner of Africa’s Next Top Model. According to the report, the backstage photograph of Aamito spotting and modelling one of the internationally respected MAC Cosmetics’ lipsticks brands, was taken during New York Fashion Week and posted on the brand’s social media page. The page was later bombarded with racist slurs. “In a long rant, one user wrote: “Black women will never be as beautiful as White women. The only argument Blacks have …

Golola – Tugume face off on Valentines day

Kickboxing: Tonight MTN Arena will be on fire as Golola Moses faces Titus Tugume in a rematch of their September 2013 kickboxing bout. The kickboxers have each vowed to take the Shs20m, but talk is cheap, let’s go see some action, Isaac Ssejjombwe writes. This is not going to be a love affair as Golola would say but rather a revenge match for Titus Tugume against a man who knocked him out in a record 15 seconds in September 2013. Tonight’s match is highly anticipated both for the competitors and the public as it is one with a motive. The two fighters will be challenging for the East and Central Africa best of the best championship belt in a seven-round …

Ban Shisha Save Lives, Government Urged

Fresh calls are being made for government to ban the smoking of Shisha the country. Dr.Tom Mwambu, a Non Communicable Diseases specialist at Mulago referral hospital says Shisha has been discovered to the responsible for causing many of the cancers affecting Ugandans. Shisha, is a water-pipe in which fruit-scented tobacco is burnt using coal, and then passed through a water vessel and inhaled through a tube, Dr.mwambu says a total ban on the practice will help save lives.