Kampala, Uganda – Senior Presidential Press Secretary Don Wanyama has been appointed CEO of Vision Group replacing Robert Kabushenga who resigned from his position in January this year.
The announcement of Mr Don Wanyama as new CEO/Managing Director was made on Tuesday by Vision Group Chairman Patrick Ayota.
Wanyama, a teacher and journalist by profession first ventured out as a teacher of English and Literature in English before joining the media (The New Vision) as a sub-editor. He then moved to the Daily Monitor newspaper in 2008 where he was promoted from deputy chief sub-editor to chief sub-editor before being appointed managing editor in May 2013.
He then left Daily Monitor after being accused of sanctioning an opinion poll which was deemed as pro-Yoweri Museveni. In 2016, after serving in the office of the NRM Chairman who is also the President, Wanyama was appointed the President’s spokesperson a job he has done to-date.
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Commonly known as the Vision Group, the Vision Group of Companies is a multimedia conglomerate in Uganda. It publishes the New Vision (newspaper), an English language daily newspaper, that appears in print form and online, as well as newspapers, magazines, radio stations and television stations.