RADIO RUKUNGIRI@25: Ekirigime Preparations continues booming, four days to go


Making ready for 96.9fm With only four days till the celebration day of August 12, 2023, Radio Rukungiri is gearing up to mark its 25th anniversary (Silver Jubilee).

The manager of the Radio Rukungiri station, Mr. Benjamin Kwikiriza, informed this website ( that every effort is being made to make the event successful and enjoyable.

One of the ways Radio Rukungiri staff and RUSACCO encouraged people to attend the event known as “EKIRIGIME KYA RADIO RUKUNGIRI SILVER JUBILEE” was by holding a massive friendly football game at St. Paul’s stadium Kazindiro in Bugangari Sub County Rukungiri district on Sunday, August 6, 2023.

The Chief guest and owner of 96.9FM Radio Rukungiri, Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Katugugu Muhwezi, was represented by the Rukungiri Resident District Commissioner (RDC), who presided over the game.

RDC Nsubuga commended Minister Jim Muhwezi for supporting sports in his sermon to the audience, saying that it helps people, especially young people; develop their abilities, which later become a source of money and employment.

Nsubuga congratulates the residents of Rumbura Constituency for electing Minister Muhwezi in the general elections of 2021, pointing out that their efforts to cast their votes are now being felt via improved service delivery, and he implores them to do the same in the next 2026 general elections if they want to see their community prosper.


Benjamin Kwikiriza, the manager of Radio Rukungiri 96.9FM, called on everyone in Bugangari and the surrounding areas to join the mega event on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at the Rukungiri Main Stadium in Rukungiri municipality.

Kwikiriza informed the congregations that a variety of artists, including the B2C nicknamed Kampala Boys, Gravity Omutujju, Lady Sarah, Clever Pro, and M Zedek, among other top performers from Kampala and Western Uganda, will be providing entertainment for the crowd.


Thembo Tiragana head teacher Bugangari Secondary School and the chairperson of the Board of Governors for the Rumbura Constituency Farmers and Traders SACCO (RUSACCO), expressed gratitude to radio station Rukungiri 96.9FM, the voice of development, for the support and cordial relationship shown, and vowed to uphold the sentiment for the benefit of the general populace.

He urged individuals to use RUSACCO to save since it will help them grow as it is one of the methods to acquire riches.

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The first radio station in the Kigezi region, Radio Rukungiri 96.9fm, was established in 1998, marking the station’s 25th anniversary.