Yoweri Museveni appoints two new journalists

This week, senior journalists Lukka Kagenyi and Mike Ssegawa ate big in the RDC reshuffle after they made it to the list as Deputy Resident District Commissioners (RDCs).

Kagenyi, who is not only a journalist but also a businessman and politician from Budaka, was appointed as the Deputy Resident District Commissioner for Manafwa district.


While Ssegawa was appointed as a Depuy Resident District Commissioner for Jinja South Division.

Kagenyi is the owner of Kagenyi Holding. He is famous for organizing sports events, supporting everyone to take education, and renowned for giving free spraying pumps to farmers groups in the district.

He also competed and lost against Robert Kasolo for Ikiiki County in Budaka district in the NRM primaries during the 2021 parliamentary elections.

Kagenyi attended Bat Valley Primary School, Buganda Road Primary School, and Kibuli SSS before graduating from Kyambogo University.

On the other hand, Ssegawa is the owner of the online news website site www.watchdoguganda.com.

He also worked at Daily Monitor as a feature editor and later as a managing editor.


He has been serving as a councillor in Mukono Municipality.

Two days back, Yoweri Museveni appointed two journalists; Ssegwa is one of them. Kagneyi is also a politician.

On the same day, Museveni tweeted and transferred and retained RDCs in the country during the afternoon.

Via his Tweet handle, Museveni noted, “I at this moment inform the country that By virtue of Authority given to the President by an Article 99 (1) and 203 (1) of the 1995 constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I with this appoint the following RDCs, DRDCs.”