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Nigeria: Singer Kcee finally show the face of his new born baby boy to the world

Nigeria: Singer Kcee finally show the face of his new born baby boy to the world

AFRICA, African stars, celebrity, Nigeria
ABUJA, NIGERIA --- Kcee shared a new photo of his newborn baby smiling. It's the first photo of the child's face that the singer have ever shared since his birth.  King Kwemtochukwu Okonkwo which is the name of the kcee child was born on May 12. He is the singer's third child with his wife, Ijeoma.  Kcee posted this adorable picture of his baby son then he wrote saying: "After all I came out smiling. KING is here. BMK to the world looking for such blessings, God will give it to you IJN Amen" After kcee posted his caption for his son as he uploaded his picture then his wife Ijeoma later wrote her own caption for her new baby boy, she wrote saying: "Dear ovaries, I just want to let you know that we are done for good. No matter how much you tickle whenever I’m staring at b...
Coronavirus – Uganda: Eddy Kenzo to be repatriated from Ivory Coast

Coronavirus – Uganda: Eddy Kenzo to be repatriated from Ivory Coast

AFRICA, African stars, celebrity, CELEBRITY GOSSIP, CORONAVIRUS, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL NEWS, IVORY COAST, Travel, UGANDA
Kampala --- The Ugandan Government has started the process of repatriating superstar Eddy Kenzo. The celebrated Ugandan musician has been stranded in Ivory Coast for months and now government with the help of businessman Balaam Barugahara.This comes after the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Sam Kahamba Kuteesa authorised the repartriation of more Ugandans who have been stranded abroad due to Covid-19. Eddy Kenzie performing at his VIP sshow at Serena Hotel last year The first repartriated Ugandans landed in the country on Monday aboard Ethiopian Airlines.Once Kenzo is brought back, he will be quarantined for 14 days.Legislators early this month renewed calls for repatriation of Ugandans stranded abroad following the outbreak of Covid-19.Hon. Anna Adeke Ebaju (Indep., National Fe...
Winnie Nwagi denies dating chosen blood

Winnie Nwagi denies dating chosen blood

AFRICA, African stars, celebrity, CELEBRITY GOSSIP, EAST AFRICA, UGANDA
As many touted that Winnie Nwagi and Chozen Blood were the newest celebrity couple in town after both have shown signs of interest in each other overtime, the later has refuted the allegations. First, we have to admit that they look good together. Swangz Avenue songstress Winnie Nwagi and Chozen Blood are worryingly closer today and their fans still continue to believe it is more than just a working relationship. Chozen Blood, real name Patrice Musasizi, has been through a couple of relationships but is never public about his love life. Winnie ‘Nwagi’ Nakanwagi has as well had her moments. The two worked on a collaboration for the song dubbed ‘Yitayo’ and it was arguably one of the top songs of 2019. In the video of the song, their chemistry seemed too natural something which spa...
9 year old donates from her savings to fight Covid19 in Uganda

9 year old donates from her savings to fight Covid19 in Uganda

AFRICA, African stars, CORONAVIRUS, Covid 19 Donations, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA
Kampala,Uganda: (R-L) ThePolitical overseer of the National Response Fund Hon.Mary Karooro Okurut,Angel Byamugisha with her Mother Kellen Byamugisha after the donation. Left is Mr. Kishor Jobanputra – Member of the Fund. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. Byamugisha Angel (9) has donated Ughs 200,000 (about $60) from her savings to the National Response Fund to Covid19. Angel who goes to Lohana Academy believes Covid19 can come to an end in her Country. She therefore donated to see that Uganda fights the epidemic to the end. Angel Byamugisha (L) with her Mother Kellen Byamugisha after the donation.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.
Coronavirus – Africa: World’s most defiantly joyful song rereleased by UNICEF

Coronavirus – Africa: World’s most defiantly joyful song rereleased by UNICEF

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Mama Africa’s smash-hit “Pata Pata” rerecorded by Angelique Kidjo to to spread information and hope in a time of Coronavirus NEW YORK, United States of America -- Once called the “world’s most defiantly joyful song”, Miriam Makeba’s ‘Pata Pata’ has been rerecorded by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo, to spread information and hope in a time of Coronavirus. Without any alteration to chords or syllables, though with several changes to the lyrics, ‘Pata Pata’ will be rereleased by UNICEF across the globe this Thursday, more than 50 years since the international smash hit first took the world by storm. It does so with full copyright approval. Nicknamed ‘Mama Africa’, Miriam Makeba was a South African singer and songwriter. She was a United Nations goodwill ambassador who wo...
Sports: Former Kotoko Coach Middendorp Joins Ghana Rugby Lockdown Challenge

Sports: Former Kotoko Coach Middendorp Joins Ghana Rugby Lockdown Challenge

AFRICA, African stars, celebrity, CELEBRITY GOSSIP, CORONAVIRUS, HEALTH, INTERNATIONAL NEWS, RUGBY, Soccer, Sports
Former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak Coach Ernest Middendorp joined the “Ghana Rugby COVID-19 ‘Stay safe, healthy and productive!’ Challenge” issued by its President, Herbert Mensah. Former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak Coach Ernest Middendorp  In his message to the Ghana Rugby Family and Friends Middendorp said that it is a difficult time for all involved in sport but that he has accepted the limitations that come with the pandemic. “Stay at home, stay safe! On the other hand, there are so many things that one can do such as reading and writing,” Middendorp said. Middendorp also hinted that he is working on his own biography and will use the lockdown time to try and finish it by the time the lockdown is lifted. Middendorp was brought to Ghana when Mensah was Chairman o...
Harmonize and Others are Now Supporting My Enemies, Diamond Platnumz Opens Up

Harmonize and Others are Now Supporting My Enemies, Diamond Platnumz Opens Up

AFRICA, African stars, celebrity, CELEBRITY GOSSIP, EAST AFRICA, Entertainment, MUSIC, TANZANIA
Celebrated Tanzania singer Diamond Platnumz has revealed how his haters and enemies are being supported by artists he groomed and introduced to the market. Diamond was speaking during his newly unveiled artist, Zuchu's Extended Play (EP) launch that wend down on Sunday night. He revealed his urge to help artists, regardless of some dumping him at the end and even join hands with his enemies. Diamond said his humble background and the problems he went through as Nassib Abdul Juma before he become a celebrated Diamond Platnumz is the main reasons why he is willing to help upcoming talents. Diamond Platinumz The 'Jeje' hit-maker said some artists he supported, are now helping his enemies. We understand it is Harmonize alias Konde Boy, who ditched Diamond Platnumz's Wasafi Reco...
Ighalo on a verge of a permanent move at United

Ighalo on a verge of a permanent move at United

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Manchester United are reportedly ready to seal the permanent transfer of Odion Ighalo after the striker's impressive start at the club. The Nigerian striker is ready to give up £6 million in wages in order to stay at Manchester United, according to reports. Ighalo's current loan deal only runs until May, which as things stand would mean he would leave before the season is completed. The Nigeria international has impressed since his surprise loan move from Shanghai Shenhua in the January transfer window. He scored four goals in eight appearances since his arrival at Old Trafford and has been praised by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.  Ighalo is willing to take a pay cut in order to make that happen. The report claims that the striker is currently earning £240,000 a week with Shanghai She...
Mikel Obi’s wife defends him from critics over his Tranbzonspor exit

Mikel Obi’s wife defends him from critics over his Tranbzonspor exit

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John Mikel Obi spouse, Olga Allegra has praised him for his courage to leave Trabzonspor in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. "You are vile, but My man is a hero. Family over everything. Good friends show their love in times of trouble, not just in times of happiness. — Euripides," she responded in an Instagram post. Turkish Topflight league side Trabzonspor has reached a mutual agreement with former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel to part ways on mutual consent. Mikel joined the Turkish side as a free agent on a two-year deal after a short spell with the English Championship side Middlesbrough. The former Chelsea player has helped the Trapzonspor to top this season playing 19 games and giving a good account of himself. The mutual agreement is believed ...
New O-Level Curriculum- what was the Fuss?

New O-Level Curriculum- what was the Fuss?

AFRICA, African stars, AGRICULTURE, AUSTRALIA, Banking, BASKETBALL, EDUCATION, ZIMBABWE
  Parliament of Uganda last week was a hive of eyebrow- raising moments and some calculated gaffes; two intruders crashed into parliament proceeding in acts erstwhile enthusiasts of ‘Taichi Movies’ will fondly reminisce! While, what appeared an unending O-Level curriculum hurricane was skillfully settled by the markswoman- The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga who with every passing day is proving adept at allowing her will succeed. For the curriculum, the wishful objections were shrewdly sucked away. So, what was the Fuss; Are we ready? Is the Curriculum workable? Questions and objections that earlier came out. Yet, as we speak, Senior One Students from Nyakasura Boarding Secondary School in Fort Portal, Kabarole district are producing Coff...
Uganda’s Musician Halima Namakula celebrates her 60th birthday with young Musicians.

Uganda’s Musician Halima Namakula celebrates her 60th birthday with young Musicians.

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By Ronald Kabuubi/Kma updates. Ladies hate revealing their age on birthday events but Ms Halima Namakula (middle) is seen with Rema Namakula during her 60th birthday at home recently.Right is Rechal K and Reft is Rema Namakula. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates This was  not the case for Uganda's Veteran Musician Halima Namakula. Ms Halima Namakula is seen with Rema Namakula during her 60th birthday at home recently. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates Infact, she was very happy for it as she organized her 60th birth with young artistes of this new generation together. Ms Halima Namakula is seen with Nantume during her 60th birthday at home recently. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates At the event held  at her home at Zebra House Kansanga in Kampala...
Bobi Wine arrested as police  break up his consultative meeting

Bobi Wine arrested as police break up his consultative meeting

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Kasangati-Uganda” The  have arrested presidential hopeful Bobi Wine and fired tear gas to disperse his supporters as he sought to kick off public meetings before an election next year. Uganda's top Musician Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine is seen taking to Journalists soon after being Sworn in as a Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East at parliament 11th July,2017. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMAUPDATES. Bobi Wine, a singer-turned-politician who is particularly popular among young Ugandans, was scheduled to begin on Monday a week-long series of consultations ahead of the 2021 presidential poll. On December 3, Bobi Wine sent a letter to the EC, officially introducing himself and outlining his plans, which he published on social media. In the past, the...
Court appoints Ruth Sebatindira new UTL administrator

Court appoints Ruth Sebatindira new UTL administrator

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The High court in Kampala has appointed Ruth Sebatindira, the former president of the Uganda Law Society as the new administrator of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL). Sebatindira will replace Nelson Bemanya whose contract expired in November 2019.  The decision follows an application filed on December 17, 2019, by the Uganda Contribution Employees Contributory Pension Scheme (UCECPS) through their lawyers led by Johnson Kwesigabo. They sought orders compelling Bemanya to be removed from office and replaced with a one Nicholas Mwasame or such other eligible insolvency practitioner.  The applicants faulted Bemanya for failing to collect the outstanding amounts due to UTL from the government and its departments in terms of the deed of administration and failure to find an investo...
National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver issues a  Statement Regarding the Passing of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern

National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver issues a Statement Regarding the Passing of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern

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Like every NBA legend, David had extraordinary talents, but with him it was always about the fundamentals – preparation, attention to detail, and hard work NEW YORK, United States of America, Commissioner Emeritus David Stern passed away this afternoon as a result of the brain hemorrhage he suffered approximately three weeks ago. His wife, Dianne, and their family were with him at his bedside. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement: “For 22 years, I had a courtside seat to watch David in action. He was a mentor and one of my dearest friends. We spent countless hours in the office, at arenas and on planes wherever the game would take us. Like every NBA legend, David had extraordinary talents, but with him it was always about the ...