Duncan Mubiru Wins Gorilla in the Mist Rally

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Mubiru, who was navigated by George Semakula in a Mitshubishi Lancer Evo X, clocked 2:17:31 to beat Ronald Sebuguzi and Leon Ssenyange who posted 2:20:08.

Duncan Mubiru 'Kinkankane' has won the 2nd edition of Gorilla in the mist rally held over the weekend in Kabale and Rubanda districts, western Uganda.

Mubiru, who was navigated by George Semakula in a Mitshubishi Lancer Evo X (Ekisodde), clocked (2:17:31) to beat Ronald Sebuguzi and Leon Ssenyange who posted 2:20:08.

Kuku Ranjit came third after posting 2:28:36 while Fred Wampamba/Paul Walubi came in the fourth position after posting at 2:29:01.

The clerk of the event, Mukiibi Katende says that the rally, organised by Eastern Motor Club (EMC), had attracted 37 drivers. However, 11 of these were bounced during inspection for failing to meet  the required standards.

Only  13 drivers have completed the routes while the rest failed to finish the route  due to mechanical problems.

Kabale Gorilla in the Mist rally thirteen finishers

1. Duncan Mubiru/GGeorge Semakula   2:17:31
2. Ronald Sebuguzi/Leon Ssenyange 2:20:08
3. Kuku Ranjit/Musa Nsubuga  2:28:36
4. Fred Wampamba/PPaul Musaazi 2:27:01
5. Kepher Walubi/SSusane Kalema  2:32:00
6. Fred Busulwa/MMuldred Kibuuka 2:43:18
7. Edward Kirumira/Edward Kavuma   2:49:53
8. Wilbert Pole/Unissan Bakunda   2:40:15
9. Ismail Lule/Stephen Bunya   3:38:32
10. Fabric Nyiridandi/Regis Remera 3:50:45
11 Samuel Bwete/Urban Mulidwa 1:51:39
12 Jackson Serwanga/Ronald Kyeyune 1:52:56
13 Edwin Kule/ Michael Kizito  158:58

 

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Samuel Amanya
Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.


Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.


A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.