Journalist Frank Walusimbi has left NTV Uganda after 15 years.
Without disclosing his next destination, Walusimbe, a popular Luganda news bulletin NTV Akawungeezi and Tuwaye host announced on Thursday, April 29 that he was leaving the Serena-based station.
Walusimbi joined NTV Uganda in 2006 as a news anchor and has made a name in the TV industry due to his fluency in Luganda and the flair he adds to his anchoring.
Walusimbi 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.