Flavia Tumusiime

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Flavia Tumusiime
Born (1989-02-11) 11 February 1989 (age 30)
ShowAm - Pm Show with Flavia, Beneath The Lies
Station(s)91.3 Capital FM
Time slot10am - 3pm
ShowNTV Tonight
Station(s)NTV Uganda
Time slot6Am - 9Am (Morning @ NTV), 9pm - 10pm (NTV Tonight)
StyleMusic, celebrity gossip, news
Previous show(s)
EducationKitante Hill Secondary School
Alma materMakerere University Business School
OccupationActress, Radio Presenter, TV News Anchor and host, MCee
Years active2006–present
Known for
Andrew Kabuura
(m. 2019)

Flavia Tumusiime is a Ugandan actress, radio and television host,[2][3] voice-over artist, emcee and author of 30 Days of Flavia.[4] She presents a mid-morning radio show (AM-PM Show) on 91.3 Capital FM radio in Kampala,[5] a co-host of Morning @ NTV on NTV Uganda where she also doubles as a news anchor on NTV Tonight news and is a VJ for Channel O.[6] She played the role of Kamali Tenywa (lead role) in Nana Kagga's television series, Beneath The Lies - The Series from 2014 to 2016 and has co-hosted the Guinness Football Challenge.[7][8]

Early life and education[edit]

Tumusiime was born in 1989 in Kampala and is the only child of Enoch Tumusiime and Christine Asiimwe.[9] She attended St Theresa Kisubi for primary school, then joined Kitante Hill Secondary School for both "O" and "A" levels. She then attended the Makerere University Business School from where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in international business.[9][10]


Tumusiime has been a television presenter since she was teenager. She started presenting on WBS TV's teen's club, a show she did with other teens for four years.[2] Between 2010 and 2012, she presented K-files, another program on WBS TV. Since 2011, she has presented the Guinness football challenge. It has been aired on NTV (Uganda) and ITV & KTN (Kenya). In the same period, she has been a VJ on Channel O.[11] She was also a presenter for Big Brother Africa in 2012.[12][13]

Flavia joined NTV Uganda as a news anchor on NTV Tonight in 2016. She also co-hosts a morning show Morning @ NTV which she started early 2018.


Tumusiime had a short stint working as a presenter on HOT100 FM in 2006 before finally settling at Capital FM where she has been to date.[2][9]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Young Achievers Award for Media and Journalism 2013
  • Silver award in the best mid-morning show category at the 2013 Radio and TV awards.[14]
  • Teeniez role model in 2013 Buzz Teeniez Awards.[15]
  • Best Dressed Female Media Personality Of The Year - Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards 2015
  • Best Female Radio Personality - Uganda Entertainment Awards 2016


Television series[edit]

Year TV Series Role Notes
2014 Beneath the lies - The Series Kamali Tenywa Lead role, created by Nana Kagga Macpherson
Reserved (TV Show) Herself - Host Hosting celebrities on her web series
Tusker Twende Kazi Herself - Contestant from Uganda Celebrity
2013 Tusker Project Fame Herself - Auditions Judge Judge at Auditions (Uganda)


Year Movie/Film Role Notes
2010 Irreversable regret
2008 Kiwani: The Movie Pam Played alongside Juliana Kanyomozi as her character's niece

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ninsiima, Audrey. "Flavia Tumusiime, Andrew Kabuura wed at All Saints Cathedraw". The Tower Post. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Flavia Tumusiime: A star glowing on account of humility". Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Beneath The Lies Series No More, The Episodes Were Stolen". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  4. ^ "30 STORIES FROM FLAVIA'S LIFE AND CAREER". Archived from the original on 2016-03-22.
  5. ^ "Tag Archives: Capital Fm Presenter Flavia". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  6. ^ "VJ Blog: Flavia shines on StarGame". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Flavia gets improved Guiness deal". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Flavia Tumusiime". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  9. ^ a b c "Flavia Tumusiime meets her fan". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  10. ^ "ALL ABOUT UGANDAN FLAVIA TUMUSIIME". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Channel O VJ: Flavia". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  12. ^ "VJ Blog: Flavia hosts FESPAD opening!". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Flavia Tumusiime to co-host Big Brother Africa StarGame opening". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  14. ^ "Best Mid-morning show in 2013 Radio and TV awards". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  15. ^ "Detail". Retrieved 19 February 2015.

External links[edit]

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