Aisha Namiiro Makumbi

Aisha in Brief

My name is Aisha Namiiro Makumbi born to Hajji Umaru Nsimbe Ssempagala and Hajati Jannat Nansubuga Nsimbe of Mutundwe Kirinyabiggo in Makindye Ssabagabo County, Wakiso District. I am married to my handsome loving husband and have been blessed with 3 beautiful children.

Currently I am a News Anchor, Reporter, Radio presenter and the Production Director with Radio Uganda Boston (RUB) based in Boston, Massachusetts, the leading online radio station in the Ugandan Diaspora period!   I co‐host "Gyetuva ne Gyetulaga Original" program with my co-hosts Simple Nsereko Ssekonde and Geoffrey Kaweesa Katerega every Wednesday from 5pm‐9pm. I host the program "Ekyombo Kyo Mukwano" aka "The Love Zone" every Sunday afternoon from 2pm‐5pm (EST).

I have worked passionately as a journalist for the last 14 years with several radio stations in Kampala, Uganda which include Star Fm, Dembe Fm, Radio One and Akaboozi Ku Kubiri as a reporter News Anchor, music selector and as a sub Editor.

As a journalist I have travelled places, rubbed shoulders and held interviews with people from all walks of life.

I hold a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and media Management from Cavendish University Uganda, a diploma in journalism & mass communication from UMCAT Uganda and a diploma in Music Dance and Drama from Makerere University, Uganda.

One of my most valued recognitions is a certificate I received from the Buganda Kingdom in 2011 as one of the outstanding journalists who helped to promote the Luganda language. It was presented to me by then Katikiro of Buganda Eng. JB Walusimbi.

I currently serve as a board member and board clerk for Community Legal Services and Counseling Center [CLSACC] Cambridge, MA, a center for Pro bono lawyers and counselors.  I am a member of the "Uganda Women's Association International" (UWAI), based in Boston, MA which brings together Ugandan women in the Diaspora.

I am also a member of "Ggwanga Mujje, Boston Chapter" and served on the Publicity committee of the successfully held "Buganda Bumu Convention" in Boston 2015. I am a member of the Human rights Network for Journalists, Uganda Parliamentary Press Association and Uganda Journalists Association.

I believe in the truth, Hard work, togetherness, I also believe in second chances. I love children, preaching love and peace for it brings about harmony in society and the world at large. My hobbies are Music, dance and cooking.

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