Eve Mbasabye

Eve Mbasabye

Speke Resort Munyonyo To Host Celebrated Jazz Music Star

Speke Resort Munyonyo is set to host the 11th edition of the Johnnie Walker Jazz Safari on Saturday June 30, 2018 with the Grammy Award Winner Richard Bona as the lead act, event sponsors Uganda Breweries Limited has announced.

With more than 10 albums and a world tour under his belt, Bona brings a rich heritage of jazz music that puts him up there with the best in the business. Now Ugandans have a chance to watch him perform live the luxurious five star Speke Resort in Munyonyo.

"Richard Bona is a proven world class act that consistently performed at the top for years now. He is the kind of talent you do not get to see every day so we are more than delighted to be part his show in Uganda," Said Roger Agamba, International Spirits Brand Manager at Uganda Breweries Limited.

Joining the American star on the same stage will the cream of local jazz music, including names like Kaz Kasozi, BlackRoots Unlimited featuring TShaka Mayanja, Michael Kitanda, Tony Trumpet and Aloysious Migadde.

Speke Resort Munyonyo is a leading luxury hotel in Uganda offering world class services and entertainment.

Six Vie For Miss Victoria University Beauty Pageant

The second edition of Miss Victoria University Kampala Beauty Pageant climaxes this Saturday at Kabira Country Club with the most beauty student out of the six contestants who made the finals crowned, Pamela Magino marketing and recruiting specialist at Victoria University told this news website.

Ms Magino said the University organized the beauty pageant to in an attempt to build ambassadors that can easily represent the university at any event. The pageant is largely a student affair and is being organized by students though the guild office.

Amongst the judges is Miss Uganda 2014, Leah Kalanguluka and actress Diana Kahunde most known for roles on television show MiniBuzz and as Annet in the first season of The Hostel. The pageant is being sponsored by Radiant.

Ms Magino said they the pageant finale will be graced by delegation from five other Universities.

“We are expecting delegates from Cavendish University, International University of East Africa, Kampala International University (KIU), Uganda Christian University (UCU) and St Lawrence University.

Within these delegates we expect them t o bring their guild and vice guild president and their Mr and Miss. The reason we are involving other universities is because we want to build a relationship with them.

In the past, people have been saying Victoria University has a tendency of doing events on their own so we want to pull that though away by involving other universities in not only the beauty pageant but so many other activities.” Ms Magina explained.

Kabira Country Club In April Special Discounts

Clients who love to spend time and merry at Kabira Country Club in Bukoto have a reason to smile after the luxury hotel announced that until end of April regular and new customers will enjoy special rates and discounts on accommodation.

Kabira Country Club provides luxury accommodation, with 86 suites, apartments & cottages furnished in an elegant contemporary style. “Kabira Country Club is perfect place to call your home for a few days or even long term,” Vismay Maniyar, the General Manager of the hotel said.

He added: “With our personal mission to deliver unparalleled service and experiences, you never have to settle for anything less than extraordinary. Book today & get over 20% discounts on accommodation with our April Rates.” Below we present the promotional rates.


Promotion Ends at the end of April 2018



Deluxe Studio (SGL/DBL)

US $100

One Bedroom Suite

US $130

Two Bedroom Suite

US $190

Two Bedroom Cottages

US $200

Three Bedroom Penthouse

US $280

Extra Bed Charges

US $50

All tariffs are exclusive of 18% VAT, 5% Service Charge & $2 Local Hotel Tax (LHT) per night International & Local or American Express credit cards are charged 5%.

Victoria University To Crown Beauty Queen

The search for the most beautiful female student at Victoria University Kampala at this year’s beauty pageant is on, the guild president office confirmed. Applications from interested students are being accepted and a date for the contest will soon be announced.

The guild president, Maria Peggy Nabunya, told this website that they are looking for a strong, brave, ambitious and beautiful girl able to represents the ideals of today’s woman. Nabunya last year became the first female guild president of the University.

Victoria University is located in the middle of Kampala City, at Victoria Towers on Jinja road, and provides convenience and accessibility to students. The privately owned University has fast become the institution of choice for many aspiring professionals.

The vice chancellor Dr Krishna N. Sharma says the objective of Education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. “We at Victoria University understand the importance of a formal education integrated with real life application.

“Victoria University aims at providing access to higher education which transcends national boundaries and to develop educational opportunities which conform to the highest international standards.

‘At Victoria University, we expect a lot from our students; we have created and continue to invest in an academic environment which will help them succeed. Students benefit directly from a range of learning technologies. Including our virtual learning environment and much more, he explained.

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