The West Nile Web team comprises a select talent pool of young, dynamic and proactive multi-disciplinary professionals from across West Nile bound together by one goal: driving the strategic intent of West Nile Web for the development and transformation of West Nile. The core Management team based in our Arua Head Office is backed by a very professional team of journalists based in each of the 9 districts of West Nile.
The team is further supported by the Board of Directors and an experienced team of Advisors.
Clement Aluma Managing Editor
As managing editor, Clement directly supervises the day-to-day operations of the West Nile Web publications. A major component of his job involves hiring and overseeing District Reporters and and specialist writers. He also writes special features and to edits articles. Clement suggests ideas, assigns articles, handles reporting problems, keeps the staff on schedule and answers questions from journalists. He determines the importance of articles and what makes news. As the managing editor he may be asked to fill in to represent West Nile Web at community events.
Clement is a journalist to the core. He previously worked at Monitor Publications Limited as Arua based News Reporter. He also served as News Editor at Nile FM and BTN Television Arua and Arua correspondent of NTV Uganda.
Clement Studied Public Administration and Management at Uganda Christian University. He also holds a diploma in Journalism and Mass-communication. He is passionate about addressing the chronic under-reporting of issues of West Nile and believes in honesty and professionalism.
Cohen Amvesi Manager Information Services
As Manager Information Services, Cohen is responsible for identifying and procuring information which would be especially valuable for the organization; managing and maintaining databases, information catalogues and web resources, managing the design, and development and implementation of new information management systems while ensuring the quality of all published information.
Cohen is a consummate communication expert with a number of years experience as both a journalist and radio presenter and has in-depth knowledge of West Nile. He previously worked as the Manager of Nile FM and BTN Television Arua. Most recently he was the Bureau Chief of Red Pepper Uganda covering West Nile Region, Eastern DR Congo and South Sudan. He also served as the West Nile based reported of New Vision Uganda. His earlier career experiences include news reporter with Uganda Radio Network, news editor/presenter with Liberty FM in Juba South Sudan, Deputy News Editor with Spirit FM Koboko, Presenter and News reporter with Arua One FM.
Cohen trained as a teacher of Mathematics and Agriculture at Muni National Teachers College Arua, West Nile and is passionate about advancing education in West Nile.
Collins Mawa Public Relations Officer
A proven Public Relations professional, Collins manages all public relations activities for West Nile Web. As the chief spokesperson of the organisation he is responsible for managing our online and other communities in a way which builds brand awareness, affinity, and loyalty but most importantly in soliciting views for the advancement of West Nile. Collins is responsible for Identifying, analyzing and devising strategies for engagement with all stakeholders at the District, National, and International level to positively impact the objectives of West Nile web. He oversees the creation of PR campaigns and press releases and undertaking dialogue and engagement with communities.
Collins was a teacher as well as head of subject department in Henry Kasule Memorial College and Makerere College School. He held Public Relations and community policing responsibilities with many civil society organizations including Youth Coalition on Electoral Democracy and Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs. He has attended many national and international youth-related programmes, notably the Young African Leaders Institute (YALI) Fellowship, and One Young World Bangkok Conference of 2014.
Collins trained as a teacher at Kyambogo University. He is a linguist; fluently speaks three local Languages within West Nile, ICT literate, has great oratory, communication and diplomatic skills.
Eve Yaya Manager Corporate Services
As a manager corporate services Eve holds overall responsibility for the Operations, Finance, Human Resource and Administration functions of West Nile Web ensuring the organization functions efficiently.
She formerly served as an EPRA (Extended Participatory Rural Appraisal) Facilitator with NUSAF II Koboko Town Council and Volunteer in Community Based Services at South Division, Koboko Municipality, Koboko district
Eve has strong interpersonal and communication skills and is a team player. She is a linguist as she speaks four West Nile languages region in addition to Lingala which is a major language spoken across the boarder in D.R. Congo.
She is a graduate of Development Studies from Uganda Christian University and holds a certificate in computer applications and systems.
In order to effectively serve the information and communication needs of each of the West Nile Districts, the organization has engaged the services of experienced journalists to serve as District Reporters in the 9 districts. Their work is particularly important because in order to ensure all-inclusive development across West Nile, serving the communication needs of the entire populace of West Nile is vital.
Rimiliah Amandu, District Reporter, Arua
Prisca Oroma, District Report, Nebbi
Marko Taibot, District Reporter, Adjumani
Kennedy Iyakuni, District Reporter, Moyo
Buruno Manano, District Reporter, Zombo
Robert Elema, District Reporter, Yumbe