The Ugandan North America Association (UNAA) has refuted claims that their Invited Ugandan artistes were denied travel visas to attend this year’s Convention due on August 29 – September 1 in Chicago, USA..
UNAA is an association that brings together Ugandans who live in North America.
On Thursday, news broke the internet that artistes who included Geosteady, Fille Mutoni, Naira Ali, John Blaq and Kenneth Mugabi might not entertain fellow Ugandans at UNAA Convention because the American Embassy had refused to grant them Visas.
However, according to UNAA through their social media platform on Friday, the Convention has not received any set back, and the event shall be happening as earlier planned.
“Certain individuals in the media have been giving false, unprofessional and unfortunate reports that our artistes for the 2019 UNAA Convention were denied visas. Let’s clear this up; the only official UNAA Convention will be the biggest UNAA Convention ever. August 29 to September 1st 2019. Featuring the best artiste lineup, international DJs and all new business and networking forum. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago,” they said.
The said five artistes who were allegedly denied the USA Visas will be performing alongside Janzi band proprietor, Sewa Sewa and Leone Island’s Jose Chameleone.