Investigative journalism in defense of public interest.

Meet the team at the institute

We are exceptionally grateful to this hungry, smart, and yet humble team always pitching fresh and radical ideas to deepen investigative journalism not only in Uganda but also on the continent.

Solomon Serwanjja

Executive Director

Solomon Serwanjja is the Executive Director of the African Institute for Investigative Journalism. He is also a celebrated broadcast investigative journalist with 12 years of experience. Mr. Serwanjja has worked in several newsroom including NBS, NTV, KTN, UBC as an investigative Journalist reporting ground breaking investigations that have contributed to public discourse and social change. He is the winner of the 2019 BBC Komlar Dumor award, a prestigious award given to an outstanding journalist on the African continent.

Raymond Mujuni

Deputy Executive Director

Mujuni Raymond is an investigative journalist in East Africa currently working with Nation Media Group as an Editor and show Host for the Fourth Estate program.
Raymond is a two time winner of the National Journalism Award for explanatory reporting and Investigative Reporting for his stories that exposed a high end government to government deal for the exchange of refugees for guns between Uganda and Israel. Raymond is a multimedia journalist with apt skills in using innovative ways to tell stories.

Shemei Agabo

Associate Branding and Marketing

Shemei Agabo is a budding investigative journalist and Host of ‘The Event’. The Event is an increasingly popular original YouTube talk show series focused on mental health and mental well being. Self-driven and ambitious, Agabo’s passion rests in telling stories that bring about social & political change.

Talent Akatukunda

Finance and Admin

Talent is a passionate finance and accounts practitioner with a solid experience in accounting and finance. Her passion and belief is in a world that is inclusive and better for everyone. She is a Finance Associate at AIIJ to which she brings more experience in finance and administration.

Rahim Nwali

Associate Digital Communications

Rahim Nwali is a student at St. Lawrence University pursuing his bachelors in Mass Communication. Nwali is a solution based journalist in the making who is passionate about telling the African story to create a positive impact on the African continent. He is a Media challenge initiative fellow, SRHR fellow with AIIJ.

Hakiim Wampamba

Associate Finance and Admin

Hakiim is a talented media practitioner with a solid experience in Tv broadcasting. He worked as a news anchor and morning show host for Youth Television in 2019 before moving to Smart 24 Tv where he hosted a morning show and anchored news as well as reporting.

Eve Masawi

Associate Digital Communications

Eve Masawi is a digital journalist with a zeal for unique insights into original stories. Coupled with strong editorial judgment, fervent skill and wit, Eve has since childhood believed that her story is one that is worth telling to the world.. She holds a BA Mass Communication degree from Uganda Christian University.

Stuart Tibaweswa

Associate Documentary Photographer

Stuart is a Ugandan documentary photographer based in Kampala. His work, which often focuses on marginalised communities and their relationship to wider society, encourages understanding as well as bearing witness.


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