Pictorial; A glimpse Into Bunyoro Empango Run

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On Friday June 9, more than 1,000 people participated in the Bunyoro marathon codenamed Empango run, one of the activities preceding the June 11 coronation anniversary of the Omukama of Bunyoro Solomon Gafabusa Iguru.

The Empango run organised by Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom in collaboration with Spice FM was aimed at raising money to procure beds for the Kagadi General Hospital's maternity ward.

The runners were flagged off from the Karuzika palace in Hoima town by the Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru before being addressed at the end by Norman Lukumu the Prime minister.URN reporter Thembo Kahungu capture key moments of the entire activities and now brings them in the following pictorial.


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About the author

Thembo Kahungu
Thembo Kahungu is interested in journalism that changes lives. A recent example is when a suspect in state prosecutor Joan Kagezi was held longer than the law states. Kahungu is proud to note that it was his follow up on Geoffrey Kato's unlawful detention that led to the freedom of the boda boda rider.

Previously based in Kasese, Kahungu has been reposted to Hoima town. Kahungu is now the Uganda Radio Network Hoima bureau chief.

Kahungu has been a practicing journalist since 2007. He was a reporter for Radio Messiah and Kasese Guide Radio. He was also the Kasese Daily Monitor freelance writer. He has also been a teacher at Liberty College of Management and Journalism in Kasese district.

Kahungu is deeply interested in investigative journalism. Kahungu has developed a big interest in covering issues to do with Oil, Gas and Mining after attending a fellowship in Ghana in October 2015 under the sponsorship of Natural Resource Governance Institute.