Benedicta Asiimwe

Since 2008, Benedicta Asiimwe has done different stories that mostly cover the economy and development. She initially started as a parliamentary reporter with Sunrise newspaper, and continued as a political writer in her new role with Independent magazine. Since joining the East African magazine in 2011, Benedicta has written about economics, development, environment, agriculture, infrastructure, healthcare and other social issues. Her work has earned her several award nominations, was highly commended in the 2015 CNN Multichoice awards for 2015 and won the East African Community Education Award for 2015.

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