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Eddy Kenzo nominated 4 times in HAPA awards

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R ‘n’ b songbirds Rema Namakula, Irene Ntale and legendary Juliana Kanyomozi are over the stars after their nomination in the Humanitarian African Prestigious Music Awards set to happen this November.

The three were nominated in the Female artiste of the year Category for their songs Banyabo, Stamina Daddy and still here respectively.
Juliana and Irene re-appear in the battle for Best Video of the year for the above mentioned tunes where they’ll rub shoulders with Eddy Kenzo’s jubilation video.

In the same awards, Kenzo has scooped a double nomination in the Song of the Year for his hit Shauri Yaako and Best Male artists category holding the same fork with the likes of club banging Wizkid, Tekno, Alikiba, Diamond Platinumz and Flavor.IMG_3828

As if it wasn’t over for Kenzo, his Triplets Ghetto kids got nominated in the Best Dance Group awards.
This is a landmark for Ugandan musicians but a reminder for producers and DJs to up their game as none from the pearl of Africa(UG) was nominated.

What is HAPA?
“The Humanitarian African Prestigious Awards” is a multi-cultural award with the sole purpose of honoring dignitaries, Humanitarian acts, presidents, musicians, leaders, entrepreneurs and creative spirit of ordinary people who have captured audiences for generations and challenged our understanding through their arts and works.

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JEALOUSY ANDREW MWENDA STINGS BOBI WINE FOR USING 1ST CLASS AIRPLANES AND EXPENSIVE BAGS

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Veteran Journalist, news paper columnist and political commentator, analyst has decided to sting Bobi Wine again in his critical analysis on his facebook page this afternoon.

In a post Titled ‘Lessons from Bobi Wine’s success to his supporters and admirers’, Andrew Mwenda labels Bobi Wine as a filthy rich young successful musician and business man who boards an expensive KLM business class flight with a suit case worth 4.9 million US Dollars while pretending to be fighting for the fellow poor youths in Uganda.

Andrew Mwenda went ahead to assure Bobi Wine’s followers of how Bobi is misleading them into thinking that they can only get rich and successful through Government handouts yet he himself didn’t need them to get where he is!

On September 17th, Andrew Mwenda authored another article ‘Bobi Wine’s international media embarrassment’ where he slapped Bobi Wine for holding no Vision goals for Uganda yet he is eyeing presidency something Bobi Wine has never mentioned in all his media appearances!

Bobi Wine at the Airport earlier today before boarding his return flight

Lessons from Bobi Wine’s success to his supporters and admirers

By Andrew M. Mwenda

Below is a picture of Bobi Wine carrying a $1,300 Louis Vuitton bag about to board KLM’s business class (probably given the sign “sky priority” behind him) to Uganda to fight for the poor.

If President Yoweri Museveni has stifled Ugandans from prospering, how did Bobi Wine make so much money from his music talent to live in a castle on seven acres of land, drive expensive cars and carry luxury bags?

The lesson for his supporters and admirer is simple but fundamental: if someone in Uganda is talented with marketable skills and invests their income wisely they will prosper. To claim that Ugandans are poor because of government is wrong. It takes away personal responsibility to develop marketable talents and skills.

Bobi Wine’s success makes it clear that the policy environment in Uganda creates opportunities for the talented and skilled to succeed in whatever they try. Those online complaining about government not making them rich are holding a dysfunctional ideology and mentality.

Governments do not make people rich. Possession of talents and marketable skills does the trick. The best government can do for its citizens is to create an enabling environment for individual talent to be exploited.

Bobi Wine’s success in music and in business, like the success of so many other Ugandans in other fields of endeavor, is evidence that Uganda has the enabling environment for individual success.

Therefore instead of telling his supporters and admirers that they are poor because of government and need welfare handouts, he should be telling them how they can use their talents productively for their own individual success.

 

 

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SWANGZ AVENUE’S JULIUS KYAZZE DROPS UGANDA MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION CHAIRMANSHIP

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From 30th September henceforth, Julius Kyazze from Swangz Avenue will cease to be the Chairman of the Uganda Musicians Association.

This he revealed in a letter to the Musicians Association Yesterday in a Facebook post. The Uganda Musicians association was started years back in a bid to save the profession in Uganda from the aggressive Nigerian and Bongo Flavor hits that were fast infiltrating the Industry as well as to bring together musicians country wide.

His resignation;

“Please accept this letter as a notice of my resignation from my responsibility as the Chairperson of the Uganda Musicians Association. My last date of engagement will be 30th September. I was both excited and humbled when I got the opportunity to be elected
to serve as the chairperson of an amazing group of people.

It has been indeed a great honor for me to serve. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen personal commitments I cant not fully serve as chairperson. I will facilitate a smooth handover to my predecessor and also remain an active member of the association. I can be reached on mail or phone for any inquiries during the transition period. Thank you again for the opportunity”,

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M7’S LAWYER THREATENING MAGOGO’S REIGN AT FUFA

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The sports fraternity in Uganda might go ablaze after Counsel Kiryowa Kiwanuka who was last month appointed President Express FC has refused to bow down to FUFA’s inconsiderate sponsorship terms from Star Times.

According to the Sponsorship terms and conditions of the 10 year contract with Star Times TV Uganda, no Football Club under FUFA is expected to get sponsorship from any competitors in the digital TV service providers space like DSTV, GOTV, AZAM TV and others.

The Turning point ofg the deal has aarived where Express Football Club which has always been sponsored by DSTV has cracked a deal with GOTV as their next sponsors! On hearing this breach of the Star Times TV contract , Star Times threatened to terminate the 10 yaer contract with Fufa

As per Counsel Kiryowa Kiwanuka’s level of sports understanding, Star Times Tv sponsoring FUFA totally has nothing to do with the sponsorship arrangements in the private Football clubs registered under FUFA. He further clarified that from the last season, FUFA was sponsored by Azam TV yet Express Fc had DSTV as their club sponsor which had no impact on FUFA’s contract with Azam Tv.

As Star Times threatens to terminate the contract in its toddler stages of growth, this will mean that FUFA President Moses Magogo’s office chair will be decorated with thorns and his position will be at risk him being the Star Times Inconsiderate deal negotiator!

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