Former Capital FM presenter, DJ Alex Ndawula aka Muchanchos has passed on aged 59 in Nsambya Hospital this evening where he had been admitted with a sickness.
His former employers, Capital FM confirmed the sad news.
It is With Deep Deep Sorrow that we announce the Passing On Of Our very beloved former Colleague ALEX NDAULA.He passed on at Nsambya Hospital. More details to follow.Capital FM
Ndawula retired in May 2017 after serving Capital FM for 20 years. The radio management organised him a farewell party at Capital FM gardens and rewarded him a Toyota Prado and a cash price of 30million as gratitude for the years he worked for the station.
Ndawula was famous for his programs ‘Dance Force’ and ‘Sundowner’.
Born in New York in the United States in 1963, Ndawula relocated to Uganda when his father passed on when he was only eight year.
Ndawula would later join St.Mary’s College Kisubi but one year later went to Nairobi, then Namasagali for his high school and finally Nakawa Technical Institute from where he did Marketing.
In an interview with Daily Monitor, he said his hobbies rotated around radio presenting and deejaying and this shaped his future.
Ndawula, a star of private FM stations in Uganda, was a name to reckon with on Capital FM and Sanyu FM in the 90s and 2000s with his breakfast shows.
Alongside Chris Ireland and DJ Chazzo, Ndawula were the thing of the early days of FM radio in the country but later joined Kisementi based Capital FM where he presented the morning show.
He later presented the Dance Force and Sundowner on the same station where he ended his career.
Ndawula called in quits after 40 years of service on radio in 2017.
Rest In Peace Legend!
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