Mujuni Raymond is a 23 year old investigative journalist in East Africa currently working with NTV Uganda, a market-leading broadcast TV under the Nation Media Group.
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. At NTV, he has used data and visualizations together with human sourcing to put a face to stories that define the country.
He has reported from the slums of Kibera on unserved justice for Kenya’s Post-election Violence victims, to the dangerous youngest nation of South Sudan on the refugee crisis. He has been at the center of reporting for stories on income inequality, technology innovations and Uganda’s development agenda.
His experiences have earned him a column at the Daily Monitor, the country’s most authoritative paper and regular commentary on both local and international media on stories seeking to understand the region and the country.
Raymond is a thought leader and fellow with Leo Africa’s Young and Emerging Leaders Fellowship, a programme seeking to provide home grown, thought driven, solutions to the problems facing Sub-Saharan Africa.
He is a common moderator of panels seeking to find solutions to local problems and has recently premiered as the youngest male news anchor for Prime News in Uganda with NTV.
Raymond is passionate about reading and charity and volunteers his time with 40 days over 40 smiles, a foundation using social media to source local solutions for education and health challenges faced by children in Uganda.