Sunday, July 21, 2019
Since the likes of GNL Zamba, St Nellysade, Burney M.C, Cyno, etc, quietly took a hiatus, as it so often happens in the checkered Ugandan Hip Hop landscape, the genre has, for the most part, lacked that fresh and exciting spark. In many ways, the bloom has been off the genre's rose.Masaabachronicle assesses whether the new crop of rappers; such as 7 year old Fresh Kid, St Maxi Mayne, Judas Rap Knowledge, Fefe Busi and Recho Ray have what it takes to keep the genre's flame burning and whether they can bear the Ugandan Hip Hop flag for the long haul. Is Fresh Kid just…
It is a tad old now, but that Kendrick Lamar-classic Song-“b**tch don’t kill my vibe” still resonates heavily.  In my deduction, it is a song that speaks huge volumes about the male psyche. For starters, Lamar [in the song] expresses his desire to be left alone; on occasion that is. The lyricist tells his hypothetical beau to eschew killing his vibe [ruining his mood]. You may be a certain man’s beau, but here is one thing you need to cognizant of. There are days, it will seem like you are speaking to the hand, or to a brick wall, however…
A month ago, as Uganda joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Environment Day in Mbale, President Yoweri Museveni, ordered for a ban on polythene bags [ locally known as Kaveera] in accordance with section 2 of the 2009 Finance Act.The Act which stipulates a total ban on the “importation, local manufacture, sale or use” of polythene carrier bags in the country, has for the last 8 years almost had no legal force as the importation, local manufacture, sale and use of polythene carrier bags in the country has continued unabated.A checkered past in implementing bans on Polythene…
@rwetayaFor a sector that scored the most increment (66%) in the recently passed 2018/19 budget, Uganda’s Water and Environment ministry still has to limp through most of the financial year, as the allocation still falls short of responding to the budgetary targets of the different agencies. A boost from last year’s sh632b, the sector’s allocation of sh1.27 trillion is meant to support and manage Uganda’s water resources, diverse ecosystems and biodiversity in the next financial year. Earmarked as one of the key drivers for the attainment of the National Development Plan II and Vision 2040, the increment in funding to…
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