Honourable mention – “I am the hangman of Luzira” by Petride Mudoola, New Vision
Have the gods forsaken Tisai Islands? by Caroline Ariba, New Vision (Part 1, Part 2)
Runner-up – Children with disabilities left out of UPE by Stephen Ssenkaaba, New Vision (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4)
**Winner – Eaten alive by Frank Walusimbi, NTV Uganda (Part 1, Part 2)
Mr Walusimbi is a graduate of mass communication from Uganda Christian University, Mukono. He started his career in journalism as a radio presenter at Green Channel FM (Radio Uganda) and a freelance writer for Sunday Vision. In February 2005 he was recruited to work for Daily Monitor but he did not stay there long. A year later he was hired as one of the pioneer staff of NTV Uganda where he has worked as a reporter, news anchor and show host.
In 2005 Walusimbi won the Golden Pen Award as the Arts and Culture Journalist of the Year.
Mr Walusimbi’s story is an intriguing investigation that sheds light on the mysterious and murky world of cannibalism in Rakai district.