By Aggrey Twesigye
All is set for tomorrow when mknewslink.com a leading western Uganda on line will open its Mbarara city branch.
The office will be located at Balya Plaza 3rd floor room 9, according to Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante the managing director.
Kasibante added that he will be celebrating 20 years in journalism because he was deployed to Rukungiri by daily monitor on 3rd March 2001.
He also said that the guests will be hosted for a luncheon at Bam classic hotel formerly classic hotel in Mbarara city centre.
Mknewslink.com started in 20th Sept. 2013 and has been giving news for free to western Ugandans online which means that it specializes in western Ugandan news; Kigezi , Ankole , Rwenzori and Bunyoro.
Kasibante noted that mknewslink.com is the first online newspaper outside Kampala and it is the leading newspaper online in the whole of Uganda’s Upcountry.
The managing director attributes the website’s achievement to his mentor Deo Arinaitwe Rugyendo the then bureau chief for western Uganda who gave him his first job in Rukungiri as a reporter for KFM and daily monitor which turned around his life.
According to Kasibante, mknewslink.com has a maximum of 5000 readers a day and one million in a year.
It has a reasonable numbers of adverts compared to other websites that donot have print version like new vision and monitor. It beats other news websites in business sourcing and retaining clients.
Kasibante revealed that mknewslink.com is the only website that will have more than one office after the Mbarara city office is opened.
www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website