Alice Komuhangi Khaukha, the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions in charge of Inspections, Quality Assurance, Research and Training is one of the 20 individuals who were awarded in the recently concluded Annual Vine Awards.
In these awards organized annually to recognize and reward Christians who have extraordinarily impacted their spheres of influence, Khaukha emerged the best in the category of Governance.
Ronnie Habasa, the CEO Vine Academy on Thursday officially handed over the award to Khaukha at the DPP’s office in Kampala where he congratulated her for selfless and committed service.
On handing over the award, Habasa said that the awards committee was convinced by Khaukha ‘s performance in which she has been able to balance both official and spiritual duties.
“We congratulate you for the diligence in doing your job and upholding Christian values which has enabled you to rise through various ranks in that office,” Habasa said.
Komuhangi applauded the organizers of these awards and the general public for recognizing and appreciating her efforts.
Before her appointment as Deputy DPP by His Excellency the President, Khaukha was the head of the Anti-Corruption Department, the biggest and best performing department of the ODPP, a position she assumed in April 2018.
Under that department she successfully ensured the prosecution of corruption and money laundering cases thus registering a conviction rate of over 80%.
These awards had been earlier fixed to take place at Serena Hotel on March 27, 2020 but due to the effects of the COVID19 pandemic which led to suspension of all public gatherings, this event was held via online platforms.
11 categories in these awards were nominated and voted for by people while others were nominated by the Devine Academy.
Other winners include; Kenneth Mugabi for the category of Listeners Choice Award, Solomon Serwanja for Media Impact Award, Song of the year – Chikombe, Video of the year- Meme yange by Pastor Wilson Bugembe, Business Impact award went to Seroma Limited, Film Act Award to Mathew Nabwiiso, and African Art of the year – Pompi.
The Sports Act of the year went to Joshua Cheptegei, while David Ngabo was recognized as the new artist of the year and Uncle Mark, comedian of the year.