The Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) full working executive team took shape as confirmed by the newly elected president Patrick ‘District’ Kanyomozi.
Kanyomozi, a sports journalist working with Kwese Television and National Media Group named the full executive committee with a blend of the youth of the experienced.
CGTN’s reporter Leon Solomon ‘Vuvuzela’ Ssenyange is the vice president of the association that brings together all sports journalists in Uganda.
Irene Deborah Nannyonjo is the assistant general secretary to Johnson Were.
Michael Nsubuga from Vision Group is assistant treasurer to the elected Mubarak Kasule, who is attached to several media houses.
BBS Telefaina’s Francisco Bwambale, the elected organizing secretary will be assisted by Innerman F.M’s Solomon Ssaka.
The women committee appointed by Kanyomozi has Kawowo Sports’ Aisha Nakato as chairperson and she will be assisted by Next Media’s Grace Mbabazi, a sports presenter and reporter with NBS and Sanyuka Television stations.
The other committee appointed is that of the education wing.
Like, it was during the previous regime, the education committee will be chaired by The Observer’s John Vianney Nsimbi and assisted by Daily Monitor’s George Katongole Kiwanuka.
The newly created social media / digital team has Next Media’s duo of Darren Allan Kyeyune and Aisha Nassanga as well as Capital F.M’s Emanzi Ndyamuhaki.
Kanyomozi was democratically elected to replace Sabiiti Muwanga whose term of office expired following a four year tenure (2014-2018).
He beat former Vice president Ritah Aliguma and Sam Mpooza to the top seat.
Kanyomozi has since vowed to put the house in order, forge unity among the members, give USPA a commanding voice and lure as many sponsors and partnerships.
Patrick Kanyomozi, Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) President
Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) is a cherished institution with a rich history. Therefore, we have to work as one block with unity at play. We need to create a conducive working environment for all sports journalists in Uganda with ethics and integrity put ahead of everything else. We also need to maintain those partners and sponsors we have and the need to add on those we have at the moment.
- President: Patrick Kanyomozi
- Vice President: Leon Ssenyange
- General Secretary: Johnson Were
- Assistant General Secretary: Irene Deborah Nannyonjo
- Treasurer: Mubarak Kasule
- Assistant Treasurer: Michael Nsubuga
- Organizing Secretary: Francisco Bwambale
- Assistant Organizing Secretary: Solomon Ssaka
- Chairperson: Aisha Nakato
- Vice chairperson: Grace Mbabazi
- Chairperson: John Vianney Nsimbe
- Vice Chairperson: George Katongole Kiwanuka
Digital/Social Media Team:
- Darren Allan Kyeyune
- Aisha Nassanga
- Emanzi Ndyamuhaki