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DStv and GOtv geared to offer the World’s Best Football as countdown to new season begins

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With just under a month to go before the 2020/21 football season kicks off, SuperSport is set to deliver all the football worth watching.

24 August 2020, Kampala – Uganda* – SuperSport is the home of world’s top leagues in the 2020/21 football season, starting this September on DStv and GOtv, with an unmatched offering of the beautiful game from the best players in the world, all in HD.

As the 2019/20 season draws to a close, interest in the upcoming season is ramping up. If the hype of the previous season – with Liverpool’s momentous triumph –  is any indication, the looming season is bound to be captivating.  And with SuperSport’s comprehensive coverage of the most loved football leagues, with hundreds of games from *Premier League,* *La Liga *(with exclusive English commentary) and *Serie A* – on the new dedicated thematic channels – there’s no need to look any further.

In addition to the big three leagues, SuperSport will also be bringing viewers unprecedented coverage which includes the Euro 2020 Championship, UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers, European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Nations League   – it’s set to be a year-round football feast!

The breadth and depth of the coverage, will, as usual include build-ups with respected analysts as well as language options for commentary including Pidgin, Swahili and Portuguese – cementing SuperSport as the unrivalled football destination of choice for viewers across Africa.

Hassan Saleh, General Manager of MultiChoice Uganda says of the upcoming season: “Building on the euphoria of the season that just concluded, we are excited to deliver world-class football to fans as we always do. There’s a lot to look forward to and we are proud to provide a platform for customers to experience the significant moments of the game at high quality.

Football fans on the continent were given a preview of the ‘new normal’ of live football in the last part of the 2019/20 season as a result of the worldwide pandemic, changing the dynamic of how the game is broadcast.

Other changes for this season also include team and leadership adjustments:

New start dates

The dates for the season to begin usually arrive in August, but the suspension and late finish due to world events, means all three of Premier League will kick-off their new campaigns in September, the 12th for England and Spain, and the 19th for Italy. All three leagues are scheduled to wrap up on 23 May 2020.

In the Premier League, the trio of Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion and Fulham will be the ‘new boys’ after securing promotion at the end of last season. West Brom and Fulham have been regular competitors in recent Premier League seasons, but the return of Leeds is big news: the Whites are truly one of the biggest clubs in England and a first showing in the top flight since 2003-04 adds to the excitement and intrigue for 2020-21.



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Kabako shows his house under construction in Butambala

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Team No Sleep singer Yusuf Ssenabulya alias Roden Y Kabako has flaunted his house in Gombe, Butambala which is still under construction.

The newlywed singer showed off his house which is almost being completed to his followers and fans through his social media page as he revealed how he is revamping his home area and giving it a facelift.

He went ahead to caption the post encouraging the youths to work hard asserting how they will also reap the same from their hard work.

Kabako shared the photos of his home area just two weeks after his introduction and after enjoying his honeymoon with his wife Jazirah Namuddu.

Hard Work Always Pays, No Matter The Challenges… My Home House

Kabako

Congratulations Kabako!



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NTV Dance party set to celebrate first anniversary

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Crysto Panda on the Dance Party show

By Our Reporter 

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic that saw the entertainment industry crippled, the world’s most awarded premium vodka, Smirnoff partnered with NTV to give viewers an ultimate dance party experience dubbed the NTV Dance Party.

The show was formed to encourage people to keep up the weekend outgoing spirit, however, this time partying while staying safely at home during the lockdown.

From Lynda Ddane’s dazzling fashion sense to the electrifying music played by Guvnor deejays, Baby Love and Mark Rebel to the energy of presenters Crysto Panda and Esco Mc and the signature Smirnoff cocktail recipes, viewers were taken on an entertainment journey at a time when everything had shut down and the world was a sad and gloomy place, every single Saturday.

Crysto Panda and Lynda Ddane on the Dance Party show

NTV Dance party also held a series of fun games like the, ‘dress up to go nowhere,’ where viewers were given an opportunity to dress up in their favorite outfits and chill with friends and family whilst enjoying a Smirnoff. The best dressed viewers won prizes like the Smirnoff starter packs that included a crate of Smirnoff, two bottles of vodka, a bar set up, a mixologist and a DJ delivered at the winner’s doorstep for enjoyment.

As the show celebrates a year of bringing the party to its viewer’s homes this Saturday April 24, the Brand Manager of Smirnoff, Annet Nakigaya, the official sponsor of the ultimate party says that the most Ugandan thing we can all do is keep safe and hang out from home.

“Smirnoff is a brand that recognizes the importance of adapting as things change in society and is committed to doing the right thing and the NTV Dance Party is the perfect choice to stay connected with family, friends while hanging out from home,” said Nakiyaga.

Several artistes are lined up to perform during the show and there are lots of Smirnoff goodies to be won by viewers.





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Chipper Cash brings Faridah Nakazibwe on board

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Chipper Cash Country Manager Dan Tumuramye and Faridah Nakazibwe

Nearly three years ago, a US-based Ugandan Ham Serunjogi and a Ghanaian colleague Maijid Moujaled launched a cross-border money transfer platform called Chipper Cash.

To the creators of the platform, the purpose was to ease money transfers by enabling sending and receiving money locally at zero cost, while offering instant settlement and the lowest cross-boarder rates.

The duo wanted to create a feasible solution to the blocks associated with exchanging money especially in Africa and the app has since been launched in Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa as well as Uganda.

And on Wednesday, April 21, the largest mobile cross-border money transfer platform on the continent unveiled NTV News Anchor Faridah Nakazibwe as a brand influencer.

Faridah Nakazibwe signing the contract

“I’m honoured to be working with Chipper Cash. I have worked with a number of brands and one thing known about me is that I’m a natural influencer and I’m happy to bring on board what I know to Chipper Cash,” Nakazibwe said.

Last week, Chipper Cash was launched in the United Kingdom and now people in the UK can send money back to Uganda and get 15% instant cashback for the sender and 5% for the receiver. Each Ugandan who downloads the app and shares their referral link to a person in the UK (friend or family) gets UGX50,000 as a referral bonus when the UK person downloads the app, verifies their account, and sends £20 to any Chipper Cash user in Uganda.

Dan Tumuramye, Chipper Cash Country Manager

Dan Tumuramye, the Country Manager of Chipper Cash, says Nakazibwe fits the credentials of a brand influencer they needed.

“We wanted to bring on a TV/Media personality on board. We feel Faridah is a right fit for our target market,” said Tumuramye.

Last year, the company also signed Spice Diana as a Brand Ambassador.



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