Waiswa also won second place for her striking portraits.
Waiswa also placed second in the daily life category for her picture of a group traveling from Zimbabwe to Zambia. They found the border closed, so they had to camp out until the next morning.
Mpalanyi Ssentongo won third place in the sport category for his portrait of Uganda's national beach soccer team during a beach fitness test in the lead-up to the CAF 2015 beach soccer qualifier against Ghana at Sports Beach, Entebbe.
Abou Kisige was the overall winner, and also placed first in the news category for this image of a student from Nabagereka Primary School searching for her notes in the debris left behind after her school was bulldozed. The institution, named after the Queens of the Buganda Kingdom, was home to more than 600 pupils and 50 staff. The school was razed in the early hours of the morning to avoid opposition to the school being moved.
Badru Katumba placed third in the daily life category for a portrait of coffin maker Rebecca Nansubuga, who looks through a pane of glass that will be used to make the viewing panel on the front of a coffin.
Joel Nsadha's portrait of Zaidi Zaidi, a father of three from Bukoto, won him first place in the portrait category. Zaidi has been a boda-boda motorcycle taxi operator for eight years. The scars on his body are a result of the many accidents he has been in over the years.