The deep voiced Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa has been working with different media houses over the years, from Metro, BeatFM, Capital FM to CBS, to BBS, then NBS TV but very little has been known about him or his family, here we break down all you need to know.
Photos of Bulasio with his family have come out and are currently running allover social media, which made people have questions in their heads;
Who is Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa?
He one of the celebrated Luganda News Anchors in Uganda. Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa is known for his commanding voice which he says is natural, and articulate Luganda.
Zambaali says that working with the media has made him an important and unique person in the country, celebrated by many Ugandans.
However, Zambaali Mukasa says some challenges have crossed over his career, one, there is no privacy. He says many people forget that people in the limelight are also prone to mistakes like any other person.
Zambaali’s Early Life and Education
One thing Zambaali still hold a memory of is about his name Zambaali, as a young child in 1994, young children of about his age made fun of his name.
They had made it a routine to compose funny songs out of his name Zambaali, to the extent that he got home annoyed and hated school, and his name Zambaali.
After completing both Primary School and Secondary School levels, Zambaali joined Makerere University Kampala, admitted under Bachelor of Arts in Tourism.
However, his studies at Makerere University ended on the way, and he decided to pursue a Diploma in Journalism and Mass-Communication at UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass-Communication and graduated in 2011.
Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa – Work and Experience
Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa first worked as a site porter in his senior six vacations, after he joined the Diamond Ensemble, and then began his journalism career at Tiger FM as a presenter.
But as time went on, his boss at Tiger FM realised that he could anchor news very well, then his boss asked him to start news anchoring, and during that time, he was still a student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism at Makerere University Kampala.
From Tiger, Zambaali joined Metro FM 90.8, where he worked for one and a half year, and then moved to Beat FM, and after some time, he again joined Capital FM, where he worked from 2011 to 2012.
While working at Tiger, Metro and Beat FM Stations, Zambaali used the salary he earned to facilitate his studies at UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass-Communication.
And in August 2012, Zambaali joined Bulange Mengo based Radio Station CBS and BBS Terefiyina also based in Mengo, from where he worked as a news anchor until July 2019, when he was unveiled by the Kamwokya based station NBS Television Station, as part of the Amasengejje news anchoring team that airs at 7:00 pm and the Barometer (Akasameeme) host, a Luganda talk show programme on NBS TV which airs on Tuesdays at 11:00pm.
NBS unveiled Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa on 23, July 2019. NBS is under Next Media brand alongside Sanyuka Television, Salam TV, Nile Post, Next Radio and Next Production.
He anchors Amasengejje news alongside Joyce Bagala who is the Amasengejje news manager, Hatma Nalugwa Sekaya who’s also on the team, bearing experienced news reporters like Jamilah Mulindwa, Josephat Walugembe among others.