Solomon Serwanjja has left NBS TV and is now the new Executive Director at the African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ).
Journalist Solomon Serwanjja has officially announced on his Twitter account that he will be leaving NBS Television after 6 years of active service as a News Anchor at the Naguru-based TV station.
The 2019 BBC Komla Dumor Award winner Serwanjja confirmed the news on Tuesday, July 13.
“On 31st July, I will be leaving @nbstv,” he wrote.
“It has been such an honour to serve for the last 6 years. Thank you @KKariisa and the entire @nextmediaug family for the support”.
“I will now focus on my new role as the Executive Director @AfricanIIJ, the home of investigative journalism” he said in a statement on Twitter.
In 2019 Serwanjja was awarded the Komla Dumor Award, an annual award given by the BBC News to celebrate African journalists.
Serwanjja is also a United Nations and has worked as a news anchor and reporter for several television stations in East Africa including NBS TV, KTN News, NTV Uganda, UBC TV.
The African Institute for Investigative Journalism is an institute founded and niched in the ideas of investigative reporting.
The heart-line of the institute; is to provide investigative journalism in Uganda and on the continent a dignified home.
The Institute says it seeks to use journalism as a tool for promoting social accountability, inform public discourse and create a nurturing space for passionate investigative journalists.