Last week, Zari Hassan was made Tanzania’s Tourism Ambassador and Fatboy Onen wants Uganda Tourism Board to do the same for Bad Black.

Recent years have seen the likes of Eddy Kenzo, Zari Hassan, Anita Fabiola, and several other public figures unveiled as Uganda Tourism Ambassadors.

Basing on their following especially on social media, the above have been deemed influential to steer that plans of Uganda’s Tourism sector forward.

Whether they have successfully executed their roles or not remains a topic of discussion but they have opened the doors of possibilities for other celebrities.

Zari Hassan

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One of those is city socialite and beautician Shanitah Namuyimbwa, popularly known as Bad Black.

The motormouthed Bad Black has garnered a large following on social media over the years. She is a darling to the youths.

According to media personality James Onen a.k.a Fatboy; despite being a sex worker, Bad Black can become the face of Uganda’s tourism.

Fatboy aka James Onen

Fatboy during the RX Radio Fatboy Show on Tuesday mentioned that being ambassador, one has to show what the country is all about and Bad Black stands for that especially with her Snapchat fame.

“A tourism ambassador should be able to show the rest of the world what your country is all about. I think Bad Black deserves it because she is very popular on Instagram and Snapchat,” noted Fatboy.

Fatboy urged Ugandans to stop judging Bad Black wrongly and try to always look at the positives and fun side of her craft.

In her videos, she is very hilarious and shows the soft side of Ugandans. It’s high time we stopped judging her for what she does and look at her fun side.


Would you back Fatboy on the issue? Can Bad Black fill those shoes?

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!

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