Ginuwine's Africa Performance Canceled After Promoter Runs Off With Money

Ginuwine’s Africa Performance Canceled After Promoter Runs Off With Money

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UGANDA (CelebrityAccess) Ginuwine was expected to headline the Jazz Safari concert in Uganda tonight – his first concert in Uganda – but the performance has been called off after promoter Shaka Mayanja reportedly disappeared with cash earmarked for vendors.

Organizers included Silk Events and venue host Speke Resort Munyonyo, according to the Eagle online news site. Munyonyo is a residential area in Kampala, Uganda, located near Lake Victoria and Bulingugwe Island.

Mayanja reportedly received shs 300M (300 million shillings, the equivalent of US$80,000) from official sponsor Uganda Breweries Limited and has been “hopping from hotel to hotel to find cheap accommodation.”

Organizers for Jazz Safari had not updated the website to reflect the situation at press time.

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