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MultiChoice Uganda showcases ‘What’s new in telling our stories and what’s coming’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MultiChoice Uganda has made several landmark additions to its content offerings in the last seven months, delivering further on its promise to support Ugandan content by showcasing local films and entertainment. MultiChoice Uganda, dubbed the home of great Pay-Tv entertainment, held its annual media showcase …

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ARTS: Wamala Tombs

A site of Buganda’s rich cultural heritage reflected in the diverse material culture | THE INDEPENDENT | A top a sprawling hill located in Nasanna- Wakiso district, in a small village  called Katooke, about 12km from Kampala, is the Wamala tombs.  This cultural site is burial ground of Buganda’s 29thKing, …

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ARTS: Golden oldies

Why we’re obsessed with music from our youth | KELLY JAKUBOWSKI | People tend to be extremely nostalgic about the music they listened to when they were young. If you were a teenager in the 1970s, chances are you will love Queen, Stevie Wonder or ABBA. And if you were …

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A correlation with nature

Dr. Amanda Tumusiime takes on research and community outreach in latest project showcasing the relationship between art and nature. Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The so what question stands out every time one mentions they are an artist. “So what if you are an artist?” The question will often …

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Grammys 2021: Full list of winners

Los Angeles, US |  THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA  | Nigerian singer Burna Boy win his first ever Grammy under the “Best global Music Album” category for the “Twice As Tall” 2020 project, at last night’s 63rd Grammy Awards main event. Meanwhile, women dominated the 63rd Grammy Awards Sunday as Taylor Swift won her third …

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Nigerian Idol Season 6 premieres Sunday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The sixth season of popular singing competition show, Nigerian Idol, premieres Sunday, March 14. The much-anticipated show  on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29 will open with a special airing of the most entertaining moments from the auditions which took place late last year. …

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Ugandan Artists and art

Art Book reveals Uganda’s cultural diversity through collected works by seasoned art collector Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Who’s collecting art in Uganda? This question that is recurrent at many art events across the country is answered with the book: Uganda Artists and Art which is on the market …

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