The fifth annual media challenge awards was conducted yesterday at Victoria hall Serena hotel Kampala.

The function that saw competitors vie for top honours in reporting news beats in both English and Luganda bulletins; essay writing, one minute of fame presentation, camera works and editing among others, attracted several many media personalities.

Participants, including students from different universities showcased their talents.

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These were categorized and included Hasfah Ntambi from Kampala University (Best Political Reporter, Luganda) Best Political Reporter (English) Joseph Oluka followed by Herbert Mwesigwa and Winnie Patience Ndinawe of Makerere University; Best Health News Reporter was Hope Kihembo of Uganda Christian University (UCU) followed by Cuthbert Kigozi and Bridget Mutumba.

Others were Best Business Reporter that went to Umar Ssenyonjo of Makerere University, followed by Sharon Kanola; Best Entertainment News Reporter Luganda Category- Miriam Anzaire; Best Technology Reporter English Philip Ssentamu Philip (UCU) and  Luganda category winner David Matovu (MUK); Best Gender Reporter (Luganda) Shamim Kafuko and Best Gender Reporter (English) Sheenah Namutawe of Kampala University.

The award for Best Sports Reporter in Luganda went to Steven Mayombwe, while the Best Sports Reporter for English was Sapphire Nahabwe from UCU.


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