Radio West journalist Kyakabare passes on

Nkwasiibwe Alex a.k.a Kyakabare

A journalist working with Mbarara town based Radio West, Alex Nkwasiibwe aka Kyakabare is reported dead.

Kyakabare who used to present “Owakutanga Aheru programme on Radio West 100.2 FM Mbarara, passed on Saturday.

“He has been a talented guy and contributed a lot to the rise of Radio West and Vision Group in general,” his friends said.

He is remembered for making listeners laugh their hearts out each morning from 06:00am to 10:00am Monday to Friday.

Kyakabare also worked with the current Lord Mayor Mbarara Municipality, Robert Kakyebezi, on “Etaara” programme.


The station held for him a funeral service at All Saints Church in Mbarara town on Sunday.

Mayor Kakyebezi who spoke at the funeral service called Kyakabare a brave man.

“I was even a best man at his wedding,” Kakyebezi told mourners.

Alex Bakunda, MP Isingiro South, lauded the deceased for putting Radio West on the Ugandan map.



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