Minister Nasasira Pays Sh 20M for Campaign Song

Leading pay television company MultiChoice Uganda yesterday launched its latest HD decoder, ask DSTv Zapper, the first single view HD decoder in the market.

DSTv marketing manager Brian Muwonge, told reporters that Zapper decoders would be rolled out to the market immediately.

“This is an innovative development in broadcast as we close in to digital migration. This will give you better view, good sound and at cheaper price” Muwonge said.

The launch of the Zapper decoder Muwonge said, will see the phasing out of standard definition single view decoder slowly from the market.

Ronald Ogwal, a technician with DSTv while explaining functionalities, compared zapper user interface to that of DSTv Explora, which has rich features that can be accessed from the blue DSTv button embedded on the remote control.

“This user interface makes it easier for customers to discover great content available to them via multiple search options with the aid of a remote.

He elaborated that Zapper decoder has an Xtra view that can be paired with selected Xtraview compatible decoders for clients wishing for dual viewing environment.

Ronald noted that seven channels had been loaded for full HD broadcast and stressed that over 20 channels will be loaded later on.
The zapper decoder comes at a relatively low price of 160,000 thousand shillings and 309,000 for a full kit for those who are interested in sports, movies, documentaries and news.
The Gagamel girl who featured in Bebe Cools Mwoyo wangu song, find Edith Khedy Nantabazi, approved popularity known as Edith K is in wallowing pain.


During a visit ChimpLyf paid to her in hospital at Surgeons’ Plaza in Kamwokya, nurse Edith K revealed that she had been diagnosed with peptic ulcers and that she had some swellings in the gut that had to be operated upon.

“The pain started sometime late last year. I first visited Mayo Clinic for investigative findings but it got worse and I was referred to this place for an operation,” Edith told ChimpLyf during a courtesy visit.

The artist who looked weak and unable to sit struggled to put a smile on her face for friends who had come to see her and promised that she would be well soon.

“I hope to get well soon and to go back to work on my new projects. I have a number of new songs including  “Sirina Balebesi” and “Kanzuzu” that need to be promoted before I can plan for a launches later this year,” she said.

According to Edith’s personal doctor, Dr. Kauma, the operation was successful and the artist will be in a better condition in one week’s time given the medical support she is currently receiving.

Edith K afforded to smile for her visitors
Edith K afforded to smile for her visitors
Edith, her mom and best freind at the hopital
Edith, her mom and best freind at the hopital
ICT Minister and Kazo Constituency MP Hon John Nasasira yesterday forked out Sh 20 million and handed it to an upcoming artist in Kiruhura district, order for composing a nice song for his campaigns.

While launching his sponsored soccer tourney [Nasasira Cup] at Buremba Secondary School, symptoms the Minister was stunned as singer Gen. Geeon –real names Steven Ataho – performed the new truck titled Nitukukunda Nasasira (We love you Nasasira).

Nasasira arrives at Buremba SS yesterday. Left is singer Geeon
Nasasira arrives at Buremba SS yesterday. Left is singer Geeon

He later handed him a parcel whose contents we later confirmed were notes totaling to Sh 20Million.

The new song, more about which Gen Geeon launched at the same function, is apparently becoming a hit, receiving airplay at most radio stations in the Western region.

The Real Stars Music Empire boss, General Geeon was all smiles after Minister Nasasira promised to enlist him among artists slated to perform at President Yoweri Museveni’s 2016 election campaign rallies.

Gen.Geeon whose real name is Steven Ataho in his free   time

General Geeon is an promising young musician whose works are mainly in local Runyankole Rukiga, with encouraging messages to the youths to find ways of living developmental lives.

Born in Ssembabule district to Mrs Kakirunga Phoebe and Katura Stephen, Geeon just turned 25years.

He schooled at Makoole P/S,St.Kizito Vocational SS, Manji Memorial Academy  in Mbarara, before dropping out thanks to insuffient resources.

Geeon performs Nitukukunda Nasasira
Geeon performs Nitukukunda Nasasira

Some of the hit tracks that pushed him to the top in the Region include Kuribanza, Hamiraharinye, Mbarara, Nindahira, Okund’otarikukukunda, Rukundo ekazahi, Gimpe, Nkwanzi and Mukama nyebembera.

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