Red Pepper Bosses Shake Up Newsroom


for sale geneva;”>Gazzaman Kodil steps up from the role of Sports Editor to take charge of the news section as the Deputy News Editor.

geneva;”>Kodil boasts a wealth of experince in tabloid reporting, considering he has worked for the newspaper for over 7 years.

Medard Aryatuha who has been in charge of the entertainment desk has been trasfered to the news section as a sub-editor. The famous 3am gossip page has since been under his docket.

Claude is now the Sports Editor

The entertainment department is now in the hands of Bob Tumwesigye, formerly Upcountry News Editor. He is well known for the notorious “Never Marry” series.

Claude Muhigirwa moves from Wtf, also a celebrity gossip section, to the Sports wing as the editor.

While Claude is well known for breaking huge entertainment scandals, his workmates say he has an eye for sports news. He is now expected to turn it around the Sports reporting with gossipy news.

In his duties, Claude will be deputised by Stanley Ndawula who has since been heading the Crime and Investigations desk.

In Claude’s shoes comes Dalton Kaweesa, one of the newspaper’s best political and security news reporters.

It’s yet unclear why Kaweesa has been sent to the entertainment division where he lacks adequate expertise and experience.

Edrinnah Mbote, the hitherto Business Editor, has been promoted to “Regional News Editor.”

Medard has been transfered to the general news section

She is tasked with ensuring the sub editors compile relavant and exclusive stories from all parts of Uganda for the Upcountry section on time.

Reporters have also been reshuffled.

Sources at the newspaper told Chimpreports today evening that the restructuring followed a general meeting at the newspaper’ headquarters in Namanve on Wednesday.

Kaweesa (Left) moves to the entertainment section

During the meeting, the Managing Director, Richard Tusiime, appealed to his staff to roll up their sleeves in order to consolidate their position as the country’s best source of entertainment, sports, political and intelligence stories.

He also called for more accuracy in reporting to fortify the trust of the newspaper’s readers.


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