Roger Mugisha is a media personality in Uganda. He was previously known by the moniker “The Shadow” and sometimes DJ Shadow.
He was born on 7th January in 1977 in Nsikye Village, a suburb of Mbarara Town on Isingiro road, Mbarara municipality.
Roger started his radio journey at the Kampala Road-based Radio Sanyu after Peter Sematimba, Rasta Rob MC and others left to join CBS FM in 1996.
He has also previously worked with Kamwokya based 91.3 Capital Fm as a co-host with now late Allan Mugisha a.k.a “Allan The Cantankerous Mugisha” and sometimes “Mugisha The Cantankerous one”.
After leaving Capital Fm, Mugisha teamed up with fellow former capital FM workmate Christine Mawadri at KFM to host the morning breakfast show.
Life Outside Radio
Roger Mugisha is the founder of the now-defunct girls’ dance group Shadow’s Angels. The controversial dance group was, at its prime, known for their scant dressing during performances.
After the collapse of the Shadow’s angels, Mugisha confessed that he had been a devil worshiper and the Shadow got born again.
Mugisha has been on and off with religion at some point becoming a pastor. He controversially claimed he had slept with snakes while he was a devil worshipper and sacrificed people by a mere thought.
Roger Mugisha together with Karitas Karisimbi then presenters of Capital Fm were the inaugural judges of Capital FM’s Real Stars. Real starts was a music contest organised by the station that brought into the limelight names like Cindy Sanyu, Dorothy Bukirwa, Sarah Zawedde, and the late Kefa Mwesigwa who was the eventual winner.
He has featured in many television drama plays like NTV’s Second Chance, as well at producing a local movie production, Battle of the Souls.
In an interview with a local online news website in 2019, Roger Mugisha said that he had resigned from celebrity life to focus on taking care of his “many children”. As of September 2018, Roger reportedly had five children.
Mugisha has dated reportedly Sharon Mazowe, Hadija Ssengoba and Stella Nantumbwe,
Mugisha is currently married to Sheeba Nassali with whom they have a daughter.