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2018 year in review: Top Entertainment Stories

January 02, 2019, 2:39 PM @ugandaonline

The Kanye and Kim Kardashian visit to Uganda were some of the major highlights of the year 2018

Top stories of the year 2018

2018 is behind us and below are the major stories that rocked the year that was;

Jan 2018

Bryan White renovating sections of Luzira Prison was one of the major highlights of 2018 and the busting of SK Mbuga and his wife Vivienne in the Shs 23Bn fake Gold scam, socialite SK Mbuga is still in Dubai custody over the same.

Feb 2018

The death of Moze Radio put the Nation at Stake just like a line off his lyrics goes, Uganda's vocal King was gone just like that following a bar brawl.

Two weeks later, Diamond Platnumz was dumped by our very own, Zari Hassan. The singer has managed to get himself a replacement in Tanasha Donna and they hope to exchange vows on Valentine's day.

Mar 2018

Bebe Cool's 6-in1 apartments completed

Bebe Cool completed his apartments and when he did, his line of Ndisa Butti Sipapa made perfect sense because in the end, his apartments were worth the long wait.


Apr 2018

The Faridah Nakazibwe and Justine Nameere - The Uganda TV industry had never experienced a fight like this one, the TV hosts were nearly tearing each other apart over a man. Nameere dragged Flavia to court and demanded half a billion shillings in damages, the case is still on-going.

Angela Katatumba was thumped to pulp by Chicken Tonight staff in the company of her close buddy, a Jamaican Star....Days later, the Pakistan Consulate came out disowning her as their Ugandan Consul.

May 2018

Singer Qute Kaye being caught with a stolen car part left many music lovers in shock, but later many came to his rescue.

June 2018

Bryan White completes the late Moze Radio's house - This kind gesture saw many of the fallen singer's fans applauding the multi tattooed socialite for the efforts.

Bryan White completes the late Moze Radio's crib

Comedian MC King Kong lost his life to Malaria.

D'Banj's son, Daniel Oyebanjo, drowns in home swimming pool

July 2018

Social Media Tax came into play which has since then affected the numbers of Ugandans who engage and use social media apps like Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram among others.

The Royal Ascot Goat Races returned after a long break.

Aug 2018

President Museveni attends Bebe Cool's Golden Heart concert - It was the first time ever that the President was attending a concert and as the year was ending, he also drummed up support for Bebe Cool's Tondeka Ekiwatule show that takes place on Boxing Day.

Quiin Abenakyo wins the Miss Uganda 2018 crown - This was the beginning of her journey to the Miss World beauty pageant where she eventually made wonders to the point of being crowned Miss World Africa.

Miss Uganda and Miss World Africa, Quiin Abenakyo

Bebe Cool was pelted with plastic bottles during the Tarrus Riley concert

Sep 2018

Bebe Cool thrills New Yorkers at UN Tuberculosis summit

Oct 2018

The disciplinary action that Sheila Gashumba received from her dad was the epitome of this month.

Rema had a message foe Eddy Kenzo in Sili Muyembe.

The Kanye West and Kim Kardashian visit to Uganda was the major highlight of the month.

Nov 2018

The Sylvia Owori -Barbie Kyagulanyi exchange after the latter appeared on a panel of very influential women discussing matters of development as far was women were concerned, Owori felt they were better women out there as opposed to Barbie. We should stop celebrating mediocrity, she added.

Barbie Kyagulanyi puts Sylvia Owori in her place

Barbie Kyagulanyi with the US and French Ambassadors

Massive turn up for the Kyarenga concert

And then came the Lake Victoria Boat cruise that left over 30 dead, this has since changed the lifestyle at the waters ranging from boat cruises, swimming at the beach and the likes.


Dec 2018

Quiin Abenakyo dominated the news in the last days at the Miss World pageant, that was held in Sanya China.

The Kato Lubwama telly slap took everyone unawares, not so sure if anyone would be inviting him for any interview lest he loses temper again and beat up his opponent.

Sheila Gashumba showing off her significant other.

The President drumming up support for Bebe Cool and Bobi Wine's Busabala concert being blocked coupled with the advise that was given to the latter was one of the major highlights for the final month of the year.

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