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Ugandans nominated for prestigious Emmy Awards

By Roderick Ariho

Added 28th July 2020 11:38 PM

The 72nd Emmy Awards are set to take place on September 21, 2020 at The Microsoft Theater and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Ugandans nominated for prestigious Emmy Awards

Kibuuka, Noah and Opio all work on the Daily Show

The 72nd Emmy Awards are set to take place on September 21, 2020 at The Microsoft Theater and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Ugandan screenwriters Joseph Opio and David Kibuuka have been nominated in the prestigious Emmy awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Series for their work on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

An Emmy is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry.
Joseph Opio previously hosted LOL Uganda on Urban Televesion before he moved to New York to pursue a comedy career where he met Trevor Noah who hired him as a writer for his first season of The Daily Show.

David Kibuuka is a Ugandan born writer, producer and comedian known for his work on The Daily Show and has starred in movies like Blitz Patrollie and Bunny Chow and more. 

The 72nd Emmy Awards are set to take place on September 21, 2020 at The Microsoft Theater and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.


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