Journalist Solomon Serwanjja Wins BBC Komla Dumor Award 2019

Ugandan investigative journalist and news anchor Solomon Serwanjja has won the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2019. Serwanjja is a news reporter and anchor and Uganda's NBS Television. He has also produced a number of investigative reports including the recent BBC Africa Eye programme report about the theft and sale of

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Reach A Hand Uganda, Emmanuel IKubese Films and Partners Set to Premiere “Kyaddala: It’s Real”, a Pan African TV Series

After the release of the roadmap leading to the premiere of "Kyaddala: It's Real", Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU) in conjunction Emmanuel Ikubese Films and partners are set for the premiere on September 27th. The exclusive premiere will attract key players in the film industry from Uganda and beyond ranging from

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MTN Uganda, Salam TV Donate to Kasana Health Center IV, Bagalana Masjid Mosque in Luwero

As Ramadan enters its third week, Muslim faithful in the country are still receiving alms as part a joint Ramadan campaign by MTN Uganda and Salam TV. In two separate ceremonies on Monday afternoon, MTN Uganda and Salam TV donated items to Kasana Health Center IV & Bagalana Masjid Mosque in

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Former NTV News Anchor Joel Ssenyoni Unveiled as People Power Spokesperson

Former NTV Uganda news anchor Joel Ssenyonyi has been unveiled as the spokesperson for the People Power Movement. This was announced by Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine at a press conference in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb on Monday. Ssenyoni last week resigned from NTV Uganda, after

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PHOTOS: Anita Fabiola Glows at Sold-Out Valentines ‘Toast to Love’ Party

Television personality Anita Fabiola on Thursday evening outdid herself as she entertained lovers at the Serena Hotel valentine’s ‘Toast to Love’ party. The party which was organized by Flames Events in conjunction with NBS television attracted hundreds of couples who were treated to a romantic dinner and soothing music from Uganda’s

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Bad Touches: Makerere, Activists Want Dembe FM Presenters Punished for Sexually Harassing ‘Singer’ Sasha Brighton on Air

Pressure is mounting on Nation Media Group (NMG) to punish three male presenters for what is being described by women activists as sexual harassment against singer Sasha Brighton. NMG country director Tony Glencross has had a hard time engaging with women activists on the matter ever since Rosebell Kagumire shared a

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Uncle Dick is dead

Veteran Radio Presenter Uncle Dick is Dead

Veteran broadcaster Dick Mulima Ssempaka, known by many as Uncle Dick, of Star TV and Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), has passed on.  Dick Mulima Ssempaka was popular for his Star FM show Uncle Dick Live Show. Joining UTV (now UBC TV) while still a student, Ssempaka served in many capacities at the

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Journalism is Not a Crime

Unknown Assassins Threaten to Shoot, Poison Masaka News Reporters

Suspected assassins have threatened to shoot, hack and poison at least 12 journalists working in Greater Masaka for their news reports. Some of the reasons for the death threats are: spying for Uganda Police, investigating their criminal acts, political and land reports, among other reasons. Those on the list include CBS FM

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Sandra Kahumuza replaces Rachael Arinaitwe Mwine at NTV Uganda

NTV Uganda Finds Replacement for Rachael Arinaitwe Mwine

Days after news anchor Rachael Arinaitwe Mwine left NTV Uganda, the Serena-based television station has a replacement for her in Sandra Kahumuza. Kahumuza was an intern reporter at Record TV.   She is a finalist at Makerere University's department of Journalism and Communication. Kahumuza will now replace Arinaitwe Mwine as news anchor, who left

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Ugandan singer Spice Diana and a Spark TV Live Wire presenter

Spice Diana in Bitter Exchange with Spark TV’s Live Wire Presenters

Singer Hajara Diana Namukwaya aka Spice Diana has fired at Gabbie Ntaate and Precious Remmie, new hosts of Spark TV’s gossip show, Live Wire. Ntaate and Remmie replaced Zahara Totto and Annatalia Ozie, the founding hosts, who crossed to NBS TV. http://thetowerpost.com/2018/10/02/spark-tv-unveils-new-live-wire-show-hosts/ It all started when Ntaate and Remmie told Live Wire’s viewers

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