Executive Profile: Robert Kabushenga

CEO, New Vision Ltd (since 1 January 2007)

In the decade Kabushenga has been in charge of New Vision, the media group has opened six radio stations, launched two television stations, including the popular Bukedde TV, and moved into digital publishing. Under his tenure, annual profit grew by 56%, from Shs3.4 billion in 2007 to Shs5.2 billion in 2015.

Kabushenga, 48, studied law at Makerere University, a diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala, and is an advocate of the High Court. He was a panellist and later moderator on the popular Capital Gang radio programme in the early 2000’s. He also worked as a legal and administrative officer with Monitor Publications Limited, company secretary at New Vision, and as the first executive director of the Uganda Media Centre.

Other board memberships: African Media Initiative


  1. I am always inspired by Robert the way he motivation.I need his email address if possible and his contact telephone. From diaspora

    • Hello Mugisha, we don’t have those details. But Mr Kabushenga is very active on Twitter; we are sure if you asked him there he will reply.

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