Prof Kajabago Karusoke, a senior presidential advisor to H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on ideology, also senior Lecturer at National Leadership Institute (NALI) Kyankwanzi is dead.
Kajabago was pronounced dead at around 6 pm on Monday, June 14, 2021, from Victoria Hospital Bukoto where he had been admitted for close to three weeks battling the deadly Covid-19.
Kajabago-ka-Rusoke, 83, is an old-style Marxist-Leninist trained in the Soviet Union and Cuba who has regularly written about politics and governance. He was also a founding and staunch member of the Pan-African Pyramid who described him as a renowned and committed Pan-Africanist.
“We will remember prof Kajabago as a strong gallant son of Africa who dedicated all his life for an African cause,” Andrew Irumba, the Chairman and founding speaker eulogized the fallen scholar.
Prof Kajabago’s death comes at a time when Uganda has recorded 1727 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours with the second wave of coronavirus taking the country to its heels.
This brings the nationwide count to 63,099 according to Ministry of Health figures released Sunday afternoon.
The figure becomes Uganda’s second highest number of Covid-19 cases in a single day since the pandemic began.
Data from the Ministry of Health further indicated that the country recorded 5 deaths —bringing the total number to 428.
Uganda is struggling with the entrance of other variants like the South African, Indian, and British mutants.
Uganda imposed Covid restrictions that include a ban on inter-regional travels, curfew between 21:00 to 05:30 and closure of learning institution.