Flavia Tumusiime Biography, Acting, Radio/TV, Family and Awards
Flavia Tumusiime is a Ugandan actress, radio and television host, voice-over artist, emcee and author of 30 Days of Flavia. She presents a mid-morning radio show (AM-PM Show) on 91.3 Capital FM radio
in Kampala. and is a VJ for Channel O. She is currently playing the role of Kamali Tenywa (lead role) in Nana Kagga’s television series, Beneath The Lies – The Series and has co-hosted the Guinness Football Challenge.
Flavia Tumusiime Early life and education
Tumusiime was born in 1988 in Kampala and is the only child of Enoch Tumusiime and Christine Asiimwe. 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.
Tamusiime 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. 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.] She was also a presenter for Big Brother Africa in 2012.
Tamusiime 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.
Awards and recognition
- Silver award in the best mid-morning show category at the 2013 Radio and TV awards.
- Teeniez role model in 2013 Buzz Teeniez Awards.
- Best Dressed Female Media Personality Of The Year – Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards 2015
- Best Female Radio Personality – Uganda Entertainment Awards 2016