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Sheebah Karungi Nominated In The 2017 Young Achievers Awards

Local musicians Eddy Kenzo, Geosteady and Sheebah Karungi have received a nod in the 2017 Young Achievers Awards.

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The singers were unveiled among nominees that were announced at an event held at Kampala Serena Hotel on Tuesday evening. They have been nominated in Young Achievers Award for Creative Arts (Music) Category.

“We are pleased to announce this year’s nominees who have been selected by distinguished Judges who brought their industry knowledge and category specific skill sets to assess the nominees and choose the finalists for the Young Achievers Awards.” Said Humphrey Nabimanya, the Team Leader & Founder of Reach A Hand Uganda.

Speaking moments after the unveiling ceremony, Geosteady expressed excitement about the nomination. “I am so happy to be nominated in these awards,” the singer said. “I want to empower and also be a source of inspiration to the young, and this is one of the avenues to achieve this.”

Founded in 2009 by two young entrepreneurs, Awel Uwihanganye, and Ivan Kyambadde, the Young Achievers Awards seek to encourage entrepreneurship while recognising innovation and excellence.

Winners will be announced at an awards gala night that will be held on Saturday, August 12 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, is expected to be the guest of honor.

Business category

Dr. Richard Kalungi, Home Doctors Uganda

Maxima Nsimenta, Founder of Livara Shea Butter Cosmetics

Kasozi Charles Ras, SEED Uganda

Muhammed Sekatawa, Responsinle Suppliers (U) Ltd

Ricky Rapa Thompson, Co-Founder of SafeBoda

Outstanding Sports Personality

Farouk Miya, Uganda Cranes Midfielder

Jacob Kiplimo, Athlete

Marvin Odong, Rugby Cranes

Christine Wanyana, Former Uganda Crested Cranes Captain

Cheza Fitness Uganda

Media and Journalism Excellence

Samuel Songa Stone,  STORYTELD

Ronald Wandera, Founder Ugextra.com

Raymond Kataha, Journalist with NTV Uganda

Abaas Mpindi, The Media Challenge Initiative

Martha Tukahirwa, The Uganda Tourism Directory

Innovations & ICT category

Gerald Otim, Chief Operation Officer & Co-Founder of Ensibuko

Michael Kazoora, Quick Tap Solutions

Zilla Mary Arach,  Lacel Technologies

Kevin Lubega, EasyTicket Limited

Peace Kuteesa, Zimba Women

Social Entrepreneurship category (presented by UniTED)

Muhammed Kisirisa aka Slum Ambassador, Executive Director of Action for Fundamental Change and Development

Eddy Balina, Community Empowerment Center

Jamila Mayanja, Annual Father Daughter Dance

Ian Joseph Wabwire, Youth Connect-Uganda

Ampumuza Dixon Kagurusi, Co-Founder of Africa Media Education Literacy Limited and TheUgandan.com

Frank Neil Yiga, Anuel Energy Uganda

Farming and Agro-Processing category

Ronald Katamba, Jaguza App

Zilla Mary Arach,  Lacel Technologies

James Kyewalabye, RASA Ltd

Dennis Kasule, St James Secondary School Bulaga

Fiona Rukwanzi, Mwigo holdings limited

Creative Arts (Music) category

Edrisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo

Milege Afrojazz Band

George William Kigozi aka Geosteady

The Triplets Ghetto Kids

Sheebah Karungi

Creative Arts (Fashion) category

Brian Ahumuza of Abryanz Collection

Anita Beryl of Beryl Quoture

Creative Arts (Film and Photography) category

Haruna Ssebagala, Access Films

Ssekitto Emmanuel kalule, Faces Up Uganda

Zahara Abdul

Ian Akankwasa aka Sasha Vybz

Source: bigeye

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