Former DP President Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere dead
By: Melanie Aanyu
Former presidential candidate and pro-democracy icon Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere is dead.
Ssemogerere who has been unwell for a long time died at around 4am on Friday at his home in Rubaga Division in Kampala, according to his family. He was aged 90.
The former Democratic Party (DP) president-general’s young brother, John Baptist Kawanga said Friday morning that Ssemogerere’s health deteriorated Thursday at around 10pm before his doctor was called to check on him and left.
His body has been taken to Rubaga Hospital for postmortem.
His burial will be in Nkumba in Busiro county on a date yet to be announced.