Beloved media personality and news anchor Faridah Nakazibwe has reportedly bid adieu to NTV Uganda, leaving her fans and colleagues bewildered. As the curtains fell on her NTV career, Faridah’s departure has sparked a wave of speculation and curiosity.
Faridah Nakazibwe, renowned for her charismatic on-screen presence and unwavering dedication, had been a cornerstone of the Serena-based news outlet. Not only did she excel as a news anchor, but she also won hearts as the host of both Spark TV and NTV’s “Mwasuze Mutya” show.
Her climb up the corporate ladder reached its zenith when she assumed the mantle of Head of News at NTV Uganda, effective March 2021, succeeding Josephine Karungi, who embarked on a career with the World Bank.
However, the bombshell dropped when Faridah decided to call it quits according to reports, catching many off guard. Sources suggest that her former employers weren’t entirely surprised by her departure, as she had reportedly submitted her resignation previously, triggering ongoing negotiations to extend her contract.
The unraveling drama culminated on the 1st of October when she officially stepped down from her position, and her last appearance on NTV screens was on the 27th of September.
Speculation about her replacement at the news outlet is rife, with reports leaning toward Ruth Kalibala, who had occasionally filled in for Faridah.
While there has been no official word from Faridah Nakazibwe or Nation Media regarding the dramatic turn of events, we are all on the edge of our seats, eagerly awaiting further developments. Rest assured, we’ll keep you in the loop as this gripping story unfolds.
Faridah Nakazibwe’s departure leaves a void in the Ugandan media landscape that will undoubtedly be felt by viewers and colleagues alike. Her legacy as a prominent news anchor and talk show host is etched in the annals of Ugandan media history.