Bash Fahad Mutumba
On Thursday, Ugandan BBC journalist, Nancy Kancungira announced she was officially married, with a Facebook post of images in a traditional dress, captioned,“Thanking God for a day more beautiful than our families could ever ask for ”. This attracted a mammoth positive reactions on social media, congratulating the BBC news anchor on a momentous day of her life.
The bride looked amazing next to her husband, that has only been identified as Gabriel.
Among the over a thousand comments on her Facebook posts were those from notable personalities like MP Joel Sennyonyi, a former colleague of hers at NTV Uganda; and Joy Doreen Biira, another scribe friend of hers.
Moses Karugaba, a former contestant for the Rukiga County Member of Parliament seat, shared his exuberance for having MCeed the function,
“Over the weekend I had the pleasure of officiating the lovely Kuhingira of Nancy Kacungira, sister to Seanice Lojede . Thanks Nancy for entrusting me with your special occasion. Congratulations once again,” he said.
Jillo Kadida, a journalist at Radio Africa and Editor at The Star Kenya, congratulated the BBC anchor and wished her the best and God’s blessings in her union and family, to which she answered with gratitude. Lauzi wa Gambo also a journalist from Kenya posted,
“Former NTV presenter Nancy Kacungira is now off the market,Nancy who hails from Uganda currently works for BBC…we wish her happy Nuptials. Wale wa bado wewe nawasuburi kwa comments”
Nancy started her career as an intern radio presenter at Power FM, a Christian radio station.
She quickly rose through the ranks of her career, and she became the deputy program director of the station by the time she graduated with a first-class degree.
In 2010, she and her older sister Seanice co-founded Blu Flamingo, a digital media management company.
In 2012, she moved from radio to TV when she was employed to work as a newsreader by NTV Uganda. She worked for the station until late 2013 when she relocated to Kenya to work for KTN News Kenya as a social media editor before she went to BBC.
As the BBC World News presenter, she is famous for her work on Focus on Africa, In Business Africa, and World Business.
We wish Nancy the best in her marriage.