Walter Wafula is a seasoned journalist who has reported for the Daily Monitor newspaper in Kampala-Uganda. He is also a contributor on Bizcommunity.com website. Email Walter at and connect on LinkedIn.
Walter Wafula is a seasoned journalist with 7 years of experience in the communications industry in East Africa. He is also a contributor on Bizcommunity.com website. He has written for media outlets including the Daily Monitor, the Scottish Sunday Express, Germany's D+C magazine, and The Management magazine in Kenya. Walter has earned several accolades, some of which include: Journalist of the Year at the Kikonyogo Capital Markets Awards (2010) where he also emerged as the Best Financial Journalist and winner of the Umoja Award at the East African Business Council (EABC)-EAC Media Awards (2011). Email Walter at and connect on LinkedIn.
[Walter Wafula] Uganda's annual PRAU Excellence Awards, the event that recognises public relations and communications excellence in Uganda, is set to take place on 23 November 2012. This years event will coincide with the East African Public Relations Conference (EAPRC) which will take place in Kampala.
[Walter Wafula] MetropolitanRepublic, a newcomer in Uganda's advertising industry became the first local agency to win an award at this year's Loeries in September. MetropolitanRepublic won bronze for their 2012 MTN Uganda campaign, titled David Dumba, which was aimed at promoting SIM card registration in the country. Alex Rukundo, the managing director MRU speaks about the award and the value that intimacy brings to advertising business.
[Walter Wafula] Media owners and managers in Uganda have been asked to popularise the national anthem on a daily basis, as part of preparations to mark Uganda's golden jubilee independence anniversary on Tuesday, 9 October 2012.
[Walter Wafula] MultiChoice viewers of NTV Uganda can now access it on DStv Channel 283 instead of 141, following an automatic migration on the pay TV platform which occurred on Monday, 1 October 2012.
[Walter Wafula] Print, broadcast and online media editors have an opportunity to improve their understanding of critical issues in Uganda's oil and gas industry following the announcement of a new programme by the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME).