Felix Basiime


Felix Basiime is a journalist operating in Uganda. He has served as Monitor Publications Ltd's bureau chief in Mbarara and currently heads their bureau in Fort Portal. Basiime's reporting has primarily focused on environmental issues and tourism, with an emphasis on oil, gas, and other extractive industries.

Basiime graduated from The Uganda Pentecostal University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and communication and holds four certificates in environmental journalism from Makerere University. He received professional training in both data journalism and health reporting through the African Centre for Media Excellence.

Basiime has won multiple internal awards at the Daily Monitor, and his reporting was recognized by the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO). He is a member of the Water & Environment Media Network Uganda (WEMNET), a professional NGO of journalists reporting on water and environment in Uganda.