Andrew Kabuura Biography

Andrew Kabuura is a Ugandan Sports Journalist and commentator known for his sports programs on DSTV’s SuperSport, NTV Uganda and Radio City.

He is also known for his short comic clips that are always shared on his social media pages. He is husband to a renowned media personality Flavia Tumusiime.

Early/Personal Life

A last born in a family of 4, Kabuura was born in Ntungamo District.

He was raised by a single mother and with the aid of his uncle after their dad passed on in 1994. Kabuura often speaks of his uncle who helped raise him.

He is married to NTV Uganda and Capital FM media personality Flavia Tumusiime and the two have one son Liam Ashaba Kabuura.

The two wedded in 2019.

Andrew Kabuura and Flavia
Andrew Kabuura and Flavia Tumusiime

Education.

Kabuura says that his parents sent him to a boarding school in Ntungamo District because they wanted him to learn Runyankore, his mother language since he had grown in Kampala and didn’t know how to speak Runyankore well.

He attained his PLE from Ntungamo.

He joined Vienna College for his O Level certificate and he is among the few pioneers of Vienna College.

He then attended Makerere College School (MACOS) for his Advanced Level (UACE Certificate) where as a genius, he managed to score 19 out of 25 points.

He joined Makerere University Business School – Nakawa (MUBS) where he studied and graduated with Bachelors of Business Administration.

Andrew Kabuura – Career Profile.

Just like many students, Kabuura started working while studying. In 2009 while at the University, Kabuura wrote two newsletters to New Vision, in a section where people can voice their opinions and have them published alongside their names and photo.

A week later, Kabuura was invited to the New Vision offices to take a photo to be published alongside his stories which he did and the stories were published in two weeks time one after the other.

“I still have those articles at home.” Kabuura recently revealed explaining the excitement he got to have his stories run in New Vision.

After a few more stories, Kabuura says that he received a phone call from the then sports editor at New Vision Mr. Louis Jadwong who asked him to start writing for the paper every week.

With this appointment, Kabuura’s career path was getting defined from business administration that he was studying at a time to Sports Journalism that he was practicing.

In the process of writing, he was soon asked to join Vision Voice which was later renamed to XFM sports desk.

While at Vision Voice (XFM), Kabuura got a chance to be among the top six finalists in a programme Free Voice by Dutch radio.

He managed to finish 4th in exams that were meant to qualify African journalists for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Kabuura was later asked to join NTV Uganda for a sports analysis program known as Sports Bar which he did for a year. It was at this time that arguably Africa’s largest sports channel SuperSport came to Uganda sourcing local presenters to cover regional games.

Kabuura Andrew applied for the post of being a commentator on Super Sport and after auditions at Namboole Stadium, he became successful and join the South African Giant –dstv.

Upon joining Super Sport, he resigned from XFM and joined SMS Media and Radio City.

Kabuura is the host of a popular sports programme on NTV known as NTV Press Box.

He is also known for his short comic clips in his local language Runyankore which the media personality always post on his Facebook and Twitter channels.

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