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Tuesday 11th March 2008

Ugandan singer Omega to release 'Kiwomera Emmeeme'

UGANDAN female singer Omega will have her new album 'Kiwomera Emmeeme' released in the US through Comin' Atcha Distribution (Sony/Red). In the Luganda language, "Kiwomera Emmeeme" means "it is sweet to the soul" and of the 10 songs on the album eight were written by Omega, all in her native tongue except for one in Swahili. The singer has collaborated with musicians from the USA, Madagascar, South Africa and Kenya. At the age of four, Omega was enrolled in the internationally acclaimed African Children's Choir, an ensemble that usually only enrolls African orphans aged seven to 12. She toured the world with the choir and on returning to her homeland spent several years growing up in an orphanage which her mother, who raised over 100 orphans, opened in Uganda. CR

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Posted by Denis Namanya in Mbarara Town, Uganda @ 14:49 on May 8 2009

I am wondering how you made it that far, reaching the international scene, the passion of singing and becoming an international music icon have been on my mind since 1999 when I started singing in the school choir in a Preparatory seminary and up to this very day I still long and are passionate about singing internationally, just like you Omega but it seems my efforts are not worth my dreams because of instabilities. Kindly advise me and help me in any way possible. For the music in me deserves to be let out to the worlds diaspora.

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