Who Is Kin Kariisa Of NBS TELEVISION

Kin Kariisa is a Ugandan businessman, media proprietor and philanthropist.

He is the CEO of Next Media Services, a multimedia company in Uganda mostly known for its flagship television network NBS Television.

Kin Karissa

He was named among the most influential Ugandans in 2019 in a survey conducted by Public Opinions Inc. a Pan African Organisation.

Kariisa started out as a barber in Mbarara Town before joining Makerere University, where he later started developing web applications for the Danish company, Metrocomia East Africa in 2000.

He later quit #Metrocomia to start his own company, KIN Systems, Courtesy of his success, Kin was contacted by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to build a campaign system that would automatically send messages to mobile phones.

Kin was later appointed Assistant Presidential Advisor on Information Communications & Technology (ICT).

Kin Karissa

Kariisa took over as CEO at NBS in 2008 and grew it into Next Media Services; NBS, Sanyuka & Salam TVs, Nxt Radio, Nile Post, Next Com & Next Production.

He’s the Chairman-National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

& Ecobank’s Board Chairman since 2019.

Board Chairman-Nile Hotel Int’l-a Government of Uganda Co. that owns KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL.

Chairman Board of Directors for Soliton Telmec.


Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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