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Vision Group takes over Arua One radio

By Vision Reporter

Added 6th February 2012 02:47 PM

Vision Group has taken over Arua One, a West Nile based radio station, adding yet another platform to its stable of media outlets.

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Vision Group has taken over Arua One, a West Nile based radio station, adding yet another platform to its stable of media outlets.

By STEVEN CANDIA AND CECILIA OKOTH

Vision Group has taken over Arua One, a West Nile based radio station, adding yet another platform to its stable of media outlets.

The purchase agreement for the Arua-based radio was signed on Friday at the Vision Group head offices on First Street Industrial Area, Kampala. The chief executive officer, Robert Kabushenga, signed on behalf of Group while Nusura Tiperu,
Sophia Omar and Elhadji Mohmoud signed on behalf of Arua One Ltd.

After signing the agreement, Kabushenga said the take-over marks the beginning of a transformation of the radio industry in the region with emphasis on quality that will provide the area with an opportunity to interact.

The station, he added, will strive to educate, inform and entertain in a professional manner in line with Vision Group’s core values of honesty, innovation, fairness, courage and social responsibility.

It will also be innovative and offer its audiences with a platform to air their views and voices, Kabushenga added. “We are excited to enter one of the most dynamic media markets,” he noted. Vision Group chief of operations Gervase Ndyanabo and legal officer Doreen Pachuto were also present.

Vision Group, which produces the New Vision and other sister newspapers and magazines also owns several television and radio stations all of which are leaders in their regions.

The radio stations are X-FM, Bukedde FM, Etop Radio in Teso, Radio West in Mbarara and Radio Rupiny in Gulu.

Vision Group takes over Arua One radio

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