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Ugandan Celebrity Siblings – Matooke Republic

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Today we look at a list of Ugandan celebrity siblings who have been making ripples in the music, television, radio, comedy, Politics, film and fashion industry over the years.

These siblings have earned big recognition within the public eye starting from famous artist brothers like Jose Chameleone, Weasel, late AK47 and Pallaso  who have dominated  the music industry while Mc Kats and Mc Isaac take the win in the Television department.

However the pairings of famous siblings doesn’t end there, here are the siblings who made it on our list of interests

The Mayanja Siblings

The Uganda music industry would most definitely not be the same without the contributions of these four brothers Joseph Mayanja popularly known as Chameleone, Douglas Mayanja known by many as Weasel, the late Emmanuel Mayanja who was commonly known as AK47 and Pius Mayanja aka Pallaso are all into music. But they are not just your everyday musicians, Weasel and Pallaso are both respected singers while sibling Jose Chameleone is one of the African music legends and an aspiring politician.

President Museveni and Salim Saleh

Yoweri kagutta Museveni is the president of republic of Uganda and he has been in power for over 35 years while Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho known by many as Salim Saleh, He is President Museveni’s younger brother. Saleh is a retired bush war hero who still holds much influence in the military and security. He was once Minister of State for Micro-finance, senior presidential advisor on defence and now is the chairman of operation wealth creation.

Bobi Wine and Eddy Yawe

It wouldn’t be a sibling list without the famous Robert Kyagulanyi alias as Bobi Wine and Eddy Yawe now would it? Bobi Wine is one of the Uganda best musicians and at the same time his critical role as an opposition politician cannot go unnoticed while Eddy Yawe is part of the Uganda’s successful ‘Afrigo Band.’

Juliana Kanyomozi and sister Laura Kahunde 

Juliana Kanyomozi is a Ugandan musician, actress and entertainer. She is one of the most respected East African Female musicians. In 2008 Juliana made her film debut in Henry Ssali’s Kiwani Movie while her sister Laura Kahunde is a Ugandan actress. She once played Angela on NTV’s Second Chance and also appeared in a Henry Ssali film Bullion with her sister Juliana Kanyomozi.

Mc Kats and Mc Isaac

Katamba known by many as MC Kats is a popular Ugandan MC. He is one of the most sought out MC’s out there because of the life he adds to every public event. His brother Isaac is also a good MC who is currently working alongside his brother at one of the biggest televisions in Uganda, NBS television.

Vampino and Maurice Kirya

Talking about talent that runs in the family blood, one such easily recognizable family is that of the Kiryas who have been in the music for a long time. The two brothers Elvis Kirya popularly known as Vampino and Maurice Kirya hae been doing their things consistently for over ten years now

Andrew Mwenda and sister Margaret Muhanga

Andrew Mwenda is the professional journalist and Independent Magazine boss while his elder sister, Margaret Muhanga, also a former journalist with The New Vision is a Member of Parliament. 

Jeff Kiwa and Allan Kiwa

The Kiwa siblings managing careers in Uganda’s entertainment industry spans for close to two decades now. Jeff is part of the famous Leone Island boss Jose Chameleone, Radio & Weasel, Sheebah, Pallaso, Rhode Y Kabako, Grenade, Late AK47, Nina Roz and many others.

Rebecca Jjingo and Paul Jjingo Barnabaus

Rebecca Jjingo is a musician and famous local radio presenter while her brother Paul Jjingo is on the other hand an actor who have worked with one of the famous ‘The Ebonies group.’



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Sheebah records sex assault statement at Police CID

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Songstress Sheebah Karungi yesterday, Tuesday May 17, 2022 recorded a statement at the Uganda Police’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) on her reported sexual assault saga.

The “Nwakata Burungi” singer who has been mute ever since she broke the news on her sexual harassment by one of her clients she claimed to be a ‘role-model’ in Uganda, showed up before Tom Magambo, the Director of Uganda Police’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID).

According to close sources, Sheebah filed a case of ‘Indecent assault’ against the yet undisclosed person.

The self-proclaimed ‘Swag Mama’ made it clear that the person in question wasn’t journalist Andrew Mwenda.

Sheebah confirmed that instead saboteurs had been falsely passing wrong information to the public pointing to Andrew Mwenda and other government officials.

Sheebah’s thought to seek Police sparked last week by Andrew Mwenda who was being trolled on social media.

The Commander for Land Forces in the UPDF, Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who is also Andrew Mwenda’s close friend assured maximum security to Sheebah in case she feared for her life as she advances seeking justice in this matter.

Sheebah’s bold move has highly been commended gender activists several women both in Uganda and around the world.

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Not rape but bad touches – Sheebah on her sexual violation incident

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Songstress Sheebah Karungi has refuted social media reports that she was raped.

Last week, Sheebah stormed her social media and revealed how she was sexually molested by yet undisclosed fabled person who had booked her to perform at his private party at his home.

Sheebah’s reports stirred countless of comments from all statuses of people as some introduced the ‘rape’ word into the saga.

However, during her press conference on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 the multi-award-winning female singer declined to have been raped.

Sheebah instead claimed to have been inappropriately touched by the man whose name she still refused to disclose.

However, the “Nkwata Bulungi” singer says that she revealed the right name to the Police CID.

I was not raped, but those inappropriate touches are the ones that lead to rape. Also, the names of people you have all been circulating on social media are not the ones, I reported the right person to CID,” Sheebah Karungi said.

Sheebah also confirmed to have recorded a statement at the Uganda Police Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) with help of its director Tom Magambo.

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Not rape but bad touches – Sheebah on her sexual violation incident

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Songstress Sheebah Karungi has refuted social media reports that she was raped.

Last week, Sheebah stormed her social media and revealed how she was sexually molested by yet undisclosed fabled person who had booked her to perform at his private party at his home.

Sheebah’s reports stirred countless of comments from all statuses of people as some introduced the ‘rape’ word into the saga.

However, during her press conference on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 the multi-award-winning female singer declined to have been raped.

Sheebah instead claimed to have been inappropriately touched by the man whose name she still refused to disclose.

However, the “Nkwata Bulungi” singer says that she revealed the right name to the Police CID.

I was not raped, but those inappropriate touches are the ones that lead to rape. Also, the names of people you have all been circulating on social media are not the ones, I reported the right person to CID,” Sheebah Karungi said.

Sheebah also confirmed to have recorded a statement at the Uganda Police Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) with help of its director Tom Magambo.

We will keep you posted



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