Apophia Agiresaasi

Senior Reporter

Apophia Agiresaasi joined Global Press in 2010 and is the senior reporter at the Uganda desk. Prior to working at Global Press, she contributed to Uganda’s local daily newspapers. She published a children’s book, Victor, with Macmillan publishers and several short stories in various anthologies. Previously at Global Press, she has served as the Uganda news desk’s country coordinator.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in literature and social administration, and a master’s degree in population and reproductive health. She has also been a fellow with the Makerere University School of Public Health and Centres for Disease control and Prevention. Apophia was born and raised in  Mbarara district in western Uganda, and currently lives and reports from Kampala, the nation’s capital.