Frank Walusimbi Quits NTV After 15Yrs Of Service

Frank Walusimbi Quits NTV After 15Yrs Of Service

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By Spy Uganda

Prominent NTV Akawungeezi news anchor and Tuwaye show host Frank Walusimbi, announced on Thursday, April 29 announced that he has quit his job at Serena-based station after 15 years of service.

On Thursday, Walusimbi anchored his final Akawungeezi bulletin and later NTV Uganda tweeted;

“Frank Walusimbi anchored his final #NTVAkawungeezi bulletin right now. He has served the station for over 15 years and we consider that his work with us, together with exhibits like #Tuwaye and #EbigamboTebitta have positively impacted many.”

Walusimbi joined NTV in 2006 days after the station was launched in Uganda and anchored his first news bulletin on December 25, 2006. Over the years, he made viewers fall in love with the Luganda news thanks to his unique, calm style.

More About Walusimbi

He was born on 29th August 1981, in Kilembe Mines Hospital, Kasese. He went to Busega Preparatory Primary School, Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School, Rubaga for Uganda Certificate of Education and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education.

He studied for a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication at Uganda Christian University and also holds a Masters’ degree in Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University.

In 2004, while in his final year at Uganda Christian University, Walusimbi started to contribute to the Sunday Vision Magazine as a Features writer before he proceeded to join the Daily Monitor in 2005 as a features writer and a reporter. From Daily Monitor, Walusimbi crossed to NTV in 2006. But he once insisted that his love was not for television.

Included among the significant stories Walusimbi has covered for NTV are the Somalia conflict and the contribution of the African Union Mission to Somalia, between 2008 and 2014. Most recently, Walusimbi started to host a political talk show on NTV Uganda.

Finally, this man we’re talking about is not among those battling cold nights, he is warmed by his lovely bonkmate and baby mama Flavia Walusimbi.

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