A few weeks ago highly respected news anchor, Frank Walusimbi, announced his resignation from NTV Uganda after 15 years of service.
Frank Walusimbi received overwhelming farewell from his fans, friends and workmates, who appreciated and lavished praise on him, but his next move was unclear.
Many, especially on social media streets, speculated that he was heading to BBS Telefayina, kumbe, the soft spoken and articulate media personality had already secured a high paying job at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), as a Communications Associate.
Frank took to his social media platforms to announce his new job.
“This is to let you know that I took on a new role as Associate Communications Officer at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR – the UN refugee agency in Uganda.
For some days now, I have been fathoming out the appreciation and best wishes you sent out to me when I announced that I had ceased my duties at NTV Uganda.
Words alone cannot express my gratitude. My new role is spanned by humanitarian work and I invite you to contact us should you have an inquiry about refugee matters. I thank you all. Best wishes,” he posted.
A source revealed that Frank Walusimbi will be earning over Ugx 15,000,000 per month.
More about Frank Walusimbi;
According to Wikipedia, Walusimbi was born on August 29, 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 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 contributing 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 although he had once argued that his love was not for television.
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