Siblings win 184 Million


The Mutesasira siblings; 11-year-old Ezekiel Mutesasira and his 14-year-old sister Esther Mutesasira won themselves $50,000 (Ugandan money 184 million)

The two are children to Pastor Stephen Mutesasira and wife Julie Mutesasira, who, herself ruled Uganda’s gospel music scene for some years from 2005.

The show was hosted by comedian Annie Kansime and the judge bench comprised  Vanessa Mdee, Jeff Koinange and Gaetano Kagwa and  Makeda Mahadeo

True to Vanessa’s words,she told the siblings way back at the start of the show that “something incredible is about to happen”

The siblings sang a song by  Whitney Houston ft Mariah Carey’s When You Believe song at the finale.

The other finalists were Comedic Dance Group (Uganda), Dance Alliance Network (Uganda), Jehovah Shalom Acapella (Uganda), Janella Tamara (Kenya), Spellcast (Kenya) and Inteyoberana cultural troupe (Rwanda).

Ugandan President Yowei Museveni tweeted this:

My grandchildren have told me about our talented bazukulu Esther and Ezekiel, who have won an East African Talent competition this evening. I am told they are very good singers. I congratulate them.

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