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    Secret Lives Of Three Fallen Big Dreamers; What You Need To Know About Tizikara, Aturinda And Kabaaya, The Trio Who Were Killed In Train Accident…



    Aturinda Caroline, Ann Kabaaya and Tizikara . On top is the car in which the trio perished

    The life of the three big dreamers; Tizikara Nobert, Aturinda Caroline and Ann Kabaayo ended on a sad note after they succumbed to a nasty accident at Kinawataka junction.

    During the wee hours of a Sunday morning of 10th, July 2022, the three good-looking, ambitious dreamers paid their debt of nature.

    The trio were travelling in a Mercedes Benz 4Matic car Reg. No. UBJ 053N when their car was hit by a train,  Locomotive Number 7315, at Nakawa Level, at 3:30am on Sunday.

    According to Uganda Railways Corporation (URC), the train was departing from Namanve Industrial Park enroute to Kampala station after delivering cargo to the respective clients.

    A friend to one of the deceased revealed that on the fateful night, the trio were coming from their friend’s birthday at Thrones Lounge, Bar and Restaurant in Bugolobi, a Kampala suburb.

    Their death has since left friends, relatives and family members speechless and distraught.

    Here is what we now know about the trio.


    Tizikara Nobert, who his circles called Teezy, was a rising star who dreamt big and was ambitious.

    Friends and family have revealed that Nobert was brilliant, sociable, and a big dreamer.

    Nobert was born on July 24, 1990, to Dr. Celensio Tizikara and Dr. Mary Tizikara from Kyebando and he was the last born of four children of whom one passed away a decade ago.

    Nobert went to Agha Khan Primary School, Uganda Martyrs Namugongo for his O’level and King’s College Budo for his A’ level.

    A close family member further revealed that Tezzy went to Makerere University for his Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 2009 for four years.

    He later started work after university and founded Redion Architects which partnered with Dimensions Architects.

    At the time of his death, Nobert had sealed a contract with the Police Construction Unit as a lead planner for the Naguru Housing project, a deal worth billions of shillings.

    Derrick Kayobyo, a friend of his also noted that Tizikara was very hardworking and extremely passionate about architecture.

    “He had an extremely good work ethic and professionalism. He was outstanding in class,” he said.

    He added, “All his plans revolved around changing architecture and changing the city skyline. He dreamt of being the best architecture in town.”

    Being a lover of everyone else, Kayobyo revealed that Nobert loved his girlfriend Aturinda Carol whom he had planned to walk down the aisle late this year.

    He further added that Nobert must have died a happy person since he was around people he loved so much.

    There was a requiem mass at St. Augustine Chapel Makerere yesterday at 2pm and he will be buried today in Bukada, Banda in Wakiso District.

    The mansion that Tizikara Nobert was building

    The house Tizikara Nobert rented in Kiyindi in Kira Municipality


    Aturinda Caroline’s death has since left her friends and family in disbelief.

    Carol’s friends bid farewell to her with some shaking their heads in disbelief that the charming beauty had finally gone to sleep with the angels.

    Aturinda Caroline was born on December 23, 1994, to Mr. Teleshphorus Betunga and Stella Betunga in Inshogororo, Ibanda District.

    She went to Rwenkoba Primary School then Kagongo for her O’level and Ankole Hill for her A’level.

    She later joined Kampala International University where she pursued her degree in Law and later joined Law Development Centre (LDC) for her bar course.

    According to her sister, Ms. Tina Amor, Aturinda was very principled yet simple, charming and kind.

    “She took her studies seriously and never forgot where she came from. She wanted to make her parents proud,” she said.

    Georgia Tumwesigye, who is also a friend to the deceased emphasized that Carol was a beautiful free-spirited girl with a larger-than-life heart.

    “I don’t remember ever seeing her without a smile. I am sorry that all the beautiful plans we had this year never materialized. May God rest her beautiful soul in eternal glory.”

    At the time of her death, Aturinda was working with C5, a law firm in Kampala.

    Aturinda was laid to rest in her ancestral home in Inshongororo yesterday.


    Kabaaya Ann’s death found her at a time when she had become more than strong and determined with life having lost both her parents when she was still a juvenile.

    Kabaaya was born on August 19th, 1991 in Kagurukiro, Rakai District in a family of seven where she was the last born.

    She was raised by her big sisters, Grace Bashabe Kobujugo and Oliver Tumushabe.

    Kabaaya’s other siblings included Jane Kenshubi, Justine Kebirungi, Yoweri Namara, Mpare Amos and Kamateka Gertrude.

    She went to Bright Grammar Primary school in Masaka then Gayaza High school for her O’level and then St.Joseph’s Nsambya for her A’level.

    Kabaaya was a businesswoman who ventured into mobile money and agent banking, she also studied law at the University of Dar-es-salaam.

    According to her friends, Ann was full of hope, an encourager and literally saw the best in everyone.

    “When Kabaaya was not moving things around her family, she was pushing even those without blood relationship, many times passing job opportunities to all her circles,” a friend revealed.

    Friends have furthermore disclosed that on a fateful night, she was excited to meet Teezy who was her best friend and Carol whom she loved so much.

    “The sunshine of a girl is now no more. Kabaaya lived a full life and died happy.”

    Kabaaya was laid to rest on Tuesday, at her ancestral home in Kagurukiro, Rakai District.


    By Kalamira Hope



    You Are Bringing Down Weasel And My Brand Which I Worked So Hard To Build – Teta Blasts Daniella As Battle Between Wives To The Mayanja’s Escalates…



    Sandra Teta has warned singer Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleon’s wife, Atim Daniella to stay out of her family business with husband, Douglas Mayanja alias Weasel Manizo.

    Teta’s warning follows a number of messages that Daniella has been passing out for some time on social media rebuking weasel for allegedly beating Teta.

    When social media was awash with rumours and pictures ot Teta allegedly battered by Weasel, Atim, through her social media handles started a campaign she dubbed ‘pressure after pressure’ with a goal of seeking justice for Teta.

    She noted that they should get justice for their girls and set a standard for the next generation of husbands and fathers.

    “Did we say pressure after pressure? Let’s decorate our walls on behalf of all Sandras, let’s get justice for our girls and set a standard for the next generation of husbands and fathers,” she said.

    Atim further insisted that she is not going watch Weasel die a careless death like his brothers late Moses Ssekibogo alias Moze Radio and AKA47 adding that it is clear Weasel and Sandra need JESUS.

    As though that was not enough, Daniella, penned a letter to Weasel and Chameleon’s mother reminding her of her God given power and authority to raise her children.

    “Dear mother-in-law, you and I know this is Sandra’s head after stitches. This one time she had courage and reported to police with the encouragement of some of her friends who include Claire Selina Nangajja alias maamaghetto (Butcherman’s wife),” she said.

    Daniella added, “But you dear mama talked her out of it, you talked her out of it and told her she can’t do that to the father of her kids. You see when we love your boys, we become your children too and we yearn that you protect us as equally as you protect your boys, we hope that you can have honest conversations with your boys but you mama will instead say (we have to learn our husbands, what makes them happy and what annoys them. You also tell us that we need to understand that our husbands are celebrities).

    “Dear mama, this doesn’t bring any practical solutions, it only empowers them to keep up what they do because in your eyes it is always the woman’s fault, she must have provoked him you always say.

    “Dear mama, the time is now, take back your position as a parent and start doing the work, we have the most impact on our children, a duty entrusted to us by God. I will be panel beating them from this side as you start the most immediate work. You have the authority to do it, don’t undermine the power God handed you.

    “Let’s raise a generation of great husbands and fathers. You will be glad we put in the work.”

    Daniella’s campaign provoked Teta to come out and stop her from fighting her battles.

    Teta first appreciated the efforts of Daniella and Mama ghetto to fight for her, she however asked them to step down from her family issues.

    She stressed, “I would really want to appreciate Daniella and mama ghetto for the efforts put in (to fight for me) however I would kindly ask them to step out of my family issues because enough is enough.”

    Teta insisted that the campaigns that the two are doing are being run on speculations and rumours because none of them bothered to call her and ask her what really was going on or even ask if she was doing okay.

    “In this context, I would actually address Daniella because she is family. How do you start posting from one post to another without calling someone to really know whether whatever you are talking about is real.”

    She added, “Other than that, I would really ask them to step down from my family business and let me handle it as me Sandra Teta because this is my family you are talking about.

    “And another thing in this campaign, you are bringing down the brand Sandra Teta, I worked so hard to be who I am today and as well as Weasel so I would ask you to step out of it.”

    In response to Teta’s message, Daniella reiterated that Sandra needs as much Grace as they all can offer her because she is not okay.

    “Ofcourse, I have seen Sandra running her mouth speaking gibberish while living in Utopia. And that’s completely okay and not surprising,” she stated.

    She maintained, “This is exactly why she needs us all; Sandra needs as much Grace as we can all offer her, let’s keep encouraging her and even hyping her. We all know she needs it now.

    “No body expects it to be easy for her in fact we sympathize with every Sandra and only hope that they snap out of it just in time for us all to celebrate.”


    Singer Weasel blasted mama ghetto, Butcherman’s wife, to get her nose out of his family.

    “Tell your wife to leave my family alone because she doesn’t know where we came from. She doesn’t know my wife; she doesn’t even know where she comes. Control her she will put things on the next level,” he told Butcherman.

    He added that mama ghetto doesn’t have evidence beyond reasonable doubt that he battered his wife.

    Daniella too skipped on this one and warned people to be wary of such humans who threaten their way out.

    “The type of arrogance the Bible warns you about. Such entitlement, an overwhelming need to control people, such disrespect. Dear good people, be wary of such humans who threaten their way out.”


    By Kalamira Hope and Joel Wansaale


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    It Took Me Four Years To Heal From Death Of My Son; Juliana Kanyomozi Narrates Her 8 Year Journey To Recovery After Losing Keron And Giving Birth Again…



    Musician Juliana Kanyomozi

    Renowned musician Juliana Kanyomozi has disclosed that it took her four years to heal from the loss of her son, Keron Raphael Kabugo.

    Juliana is set to host a mega event dubbed ‘Boundless concert’ on 15th August, 2022, at Serena Hotel, Kampala, after eight years without stepping on stage.

    Juliana revealed that Keron grew up with asthma. However, they were used to it and even knew how to handle it whenever he was attacked.

    “We knew how to treat it and I even had a nebulizer at home. During school days, we dressed him in a certain way when it was warm or cold,” she said.

    Juliana further noted that part of the challenge was that Keron was very active in sports at school.

    “The day he got an attack, he was in the field playing soccer and it was cold. They called me at school and told me he had gotten an attack and so I went and picked him up and put him on a nebulizer as usual. However, this time round I would easily tell that the attack was terrible than usual.”

    She furthermore narrated that at night, she realised he was not breathing well and she decided to call a doctor who told her to take him to hospital, first thing in the morning.

    “So, I took him and they treated him. Later, we went back home, but then he got another attack and this time it didn’t stop. When I told his pediatrician, he told me he knows the best pediatrician in East Africa who is in Nairobi and so he asked me if we could take him there.”

    “We then made arrangements and got to Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi. But one week in, he continued to get worse and he passed on just like that.”

    Juliana contended that as a mother, she felt like she had done everything right and was wondering why God decided to take away her only child.

    She added that in the state of blaming herself for what had happened, someone made a statement to her that, “I would not be able to control everything.”

    Juliana emphasized that as small as the statement seemed, it made a lot of sense to her adding that as a mother, she thought she was in control of everything.

    “And so for me, it was such a lesson that in life, you can’t control everything. You can do the best as you can as a human being, but you can’t control everything and to me, that was like a lesson because it helped me come to terms with my son’s loss.”

    She however revealed that for her to start the healing process, it took a lot of time.

    Juliana asserted, “For me to start the healing process, it took me four years. Yes, I was singing but it is like I was like a robot because I was on and off.

    “I remember for four years I kept his room as it was from the time of his death and I would not touch his things. And they used to tell me that the healing process comes at a time when you don’t expect it. I remember waking up one day and I felt like I was ready and so I went and packed his things and took them for charity. That was the first moment I knew that the healing process had started.”

    When asked if social media worsened the condition she was going through, Juliana noted that sometimes it would and so she used to avoid it.

    Juliana maintained that some of the challenges she faced at that time was people asking her to get another child which was not as easy as they thought because a child is not like a phone that when you lose it, one would easily replace it with another.

    “I want people out there to know that when someone has lost their child, stop telling them to get another, it is insensitive because it is not what they want first of all at that moment and secondly a child is not going to be replaced just like that,” she cautioned.

    She added that it all happened after six years despite the pressure because the clock was ticking and so she was expected to give birth so first.

    Juliana went on to emphasize that in that moment of healing, she would be angry with God but at the same time was thankful.

    “I was so thankful for the eleven years God gave me with this boy, I was thankful He gave me an opportunity to be his mother. So, one minute I was angry and the other I was thankful.”

    When she was asked how she handled social media pressure after that moment and how bad being a public figure is, the legendary musician asserted that over time, she has learnt to be in control of what she puts on social media, what to share and not to share.

    She propounded, “That was not negotiable. There are certain aspects of my life that I decided are not for the public like my family, relationship and my child.”

    Juliana further re-echoed that she met so many judgemental people who kept asking her why she was not giving birth.

    “I wish people knew how insensitive and bad it is to ask a woman such a question because you don’t know what she is going through.”

    Speaking about her concert, Juliana noted that she is doing a lot of rehearsals to give her fans the best.

    “Everything I am planning for (my fans) that night will be a surprise so I just want you to come and see.”

    She also noted that the concert is for special guests, so everyone who is invited is a special guest.


    By Kalamira Hope


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    Musician Angella Katatumba Reveals Why She Vowed Never To Cook For A Man, Narrates How She Dumped Daddy Andre And Another Man…



    Renowned musician Angella Katatumba

    Renowned musician Angella Katatumba has vowed to forever stand on her word of never cooking for a man insisting that it is a backward mentality.

    Katatumba, who recently bought a new USD 85,700 Land cruiser that she paraded a few days back in remembrance of her father, Ambassador Boney Mwebesa Katatumba, told theGrapevine that she will forever stand by the motto of ‘no cooking’.

    “I will forever be on the motto of no cooking because to me its not just about cooking, you know for the longest time African women have not been properly educated claiming it is better to educate a son. And a lot of African girls haven’t been given property because the majority of families believe it is better to give the son heirship,” she emphasized.

    Katatumba divulged that there is a backward mentality that Africans do not invest in their girls which makes them (girls) think that they are just supposed to pray for a man to marry them so that they can be domesticated.

    “Me, I am lucky that my parents invested in me. If the boys are going to meet, Angella is going to be there, so my parents raised me on the same standard they raised the boys and that is why I am like this,” she told theGrapevine.

    She added, “The whole message is girls/women need to be on the same level as boys/men. If men are going to look for money in banks, if they are hustling, do the same. If your lucky to have a partner and be married, be partners but be of value. Don’t just think you were meant to clean, cook and be kept in the house.”

    Katatumba contended that all that is summarised in ‘I don’t cook’ but mainly it is about empowering women and telling them that yes, they can have their marriages, love life and children but also should be independent and make money.

    When we asked her if she is in a relationship, Katatumba stressed that she is currently single and contented but open for a serious person.

    “As of now I am single and contented, but open (to a serious person) but it is not like I depend on anyone. You know, a lot of girls here are raised to think that without a man you are nothing. It is amazing how backward our culture is,” she maintained.

    When asked about ex-lover, Ojambo Andrew alias Daddy Andre, Katatumba stressed that, that chapter was 100% closed.

    “I moved on from him, I even dated after him and also the relationship didn’t work so now, I am just single and so it is a negative.”

    When we asked her the kind of man she would like, Katatumba revealed that she would love someone who is more developmental than she is.

    “Somebody who is liberal, open-minded, someone who can support me, as we support each other and we build each other.”

    She propounded that she wouldn’t want someone to come with rules and regulations, because such a person is exposed to the local mentality.

    Katatumba furthermore emphasized that those who are scared of managing her should indeed stay away from her and not come to frustrate her.

    “The men who are scared of me can scatter. God has the right person for me. So, with that in mind I don’t stress. Most importantly, I am not desperate for a man so I don’t even have to put myself in a desperate corner to be belittled by a man,” she told theGrapevine.

    When we asked her about the Ministry of Education directive banning musicians from performing in schools because of their dress code, Angella said that anything to do with children has to be appropriate.

    “On that, we have to learn to deal with different audiences in different ways,” she stressed.


    By Kalamira Hope


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