The Team

Shanine Ahimbisibwe
Shanine is a writer, a blogger, a public speaker and organizational psychologist currently majoring in Human resource management. She is passionate about creative writing and seeks to make a substantial contribution towards the creative arts in Uganda. She enjoys reading and loves being in the company of people. She has participated in a number of campaigns, on and off social media aimed at addressing socio-economic and health issues. Her aim with This Is Uganda is to create a deeper sense of pride and ownership of Uganda by Ugandans through unearthing the unsung heroes, telling the positive story and celebrating the pearl of Africa.
Ernest Dennis Ssesanga
Dennis is a public health practitioner majoring in communication & health promotion with love for health, sports, dance, technology, & entertainment. He has promoted of google apps for education and business. He has worked with Google & done health promotion at Marie Stopes, Public Health Ambassadors Uganda & International Health Sciences University (HSU). He is a creative writer who has performed with the lantern meet of poets. He says that you can create what you don’t have by using what you have! ''Dennis believes that anyone can write poetry especially if they chose to sincerely translate their thoughts into words with rhythm.''
Waiswa Batambuze
Waiswa is a Ugandan writer, anticlockwise thinker, analyst, youth activist and lawyer. He is passionate about Human Rights and sexual reproductive health and rights of young people. He is currently the Director of Communications and Advocacy at Reach A Hand, Uganda. Waiswa is an avid reader and adventurer who plans to travel to all African countries by 2025.
Ninno JackJr
Creative Designer
Innocent Amanyire also known by Ninno Jack Jr is Creative Designer at Trac FM and Junction systems Ltd, and passionate about Photography. In his free time, Ninno is studying creative design trends, brainstorming on ideas for Web Development and Photo blogging. He is driven by a desire to contribute to the creative space he is in with a keen eye for magnificent design works and is constantly stretching his limits. His love for Uganda - its beauty and stories led him to 'This is Uganda', a team he enjoys working with to tell the beautiful untold side of the pearl.
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