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Tanzania has a very vibrant entertainment life with several chart-topping artists, supported by millions of partygoers. As such, a week cannot pass without an entertainment event happening in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha, Moshi, Dodoma, Morogoro and Zanzibar. While entertainment is a lucrative business in Tanzania, it has its downside; with one unique challenge affecting […]

The 12th edition of the prestigious HiPipo Music Awards (HMA) has recently announced its nominees for 2023, and the excitement is palpable! Celebrating musical excellence across Africa, the awards are set to take place at the Kampala Serena Hotel on November 17th. The nominations feature a diverse array of talent across thirteen categories, showcasing the […]

The HiPipo Music Awards are back for their twelfth edition, and it’s time for music enthusiasts and fans across Africa to get involved. Nominations for the 2023 HiPipo Music Awards are officially open, marking the beginning of a vibrant celebration of musical excellence. Set to take place on Friday, November 17th, at Kampala Serena Hotel, […]

On average, corporate organizations spend at least Shs 80,000 annually on every employer to buy paper cards, popularly known as business cards. Sadly, when these people go out to network and give out paper cards, most of these cards end up in one’s pockets or laundry baskets the following day. It’s against this background that […]

The literary play “Echoes of Lawino” took center stage at The National Theatre from June 9th to June 11th, 2023, leaving the audience captivated and moved as the performers flawlessly brought to life the characters vividly described in the timeless poems of “Song of Lawino” and “Song of Ocol.” Penned by the literary guru Okot […]

The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) and UNESCO have launched the Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals and the Open Digital Roadmap Project in Uganda.   The two projects which have been running simultaneously since February will be implemented within the frameworks of UNESCO’s internationally-renowned statutes and programmes on culture, notably […]

Africa’s leading music publicist and media entrepreneur, Anyiko Owoko, launches the second season of VIP ACCESS: her YouTube show and its companion podcast featuring 18 music stars from Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, South Sudan, South Africa and the US. The new season is set to premiere on March 7th 2023 with new episodes every other Tuesday. […]

Apple Music today announced Alté-R&B singer-songwriter Mauimøon (Donald Otim) as the first artist to be featured in its new Up Next artist development program in East Africa. “I am honoured to be selected for Apple Music Up Next. This means a lot to me as a Ugandan artist from a country that has a lot to […]

Uganda Performing Right Society(UPRS) has explained why artistes have not yet received their money and also emphasizes that non members will not receive anything even with hit songs noting that registration is totally free. While appearing on the Urban Vibes show on 97.7 Record FM show hosted by Jiame Josh, Ms. Nakintu Maureen  appreciated UCC […]

The roadmap for the highly-anticipated 11th Edition of the annual HiPipo Music Awards has been rolled out with the commencement of the nominations. According to HiPipo, the Awards are recognised not just for the critical acclaim and prestige they bestow on their winners and nominees, but, as of now, their longevity as well. “HiPipo is […]