today's Pick
Juliana Kanyomozi son’s body flown back
Publish Date: Jul 22, 2014
Juliana Kanyomozi son’s body flown back
The casket arrived at 8:30 pm aboard a Kenya Airways flight from Nairobi. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Carol Kasujja

The casket bearing the body of local musician Juliana Kanyomozi’s son, Keron Raphael Kabugo, was flown back home on Tuesday evening for burial.

Keron died on Sunday at Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sources close to the family said Kanyomozi was on the same flight from Nairobi although she was not seen by journalists at the airport.

Fans who had hoped to comfort her at the Entebbe appeared disappointed when they did not see the musician.

“I understand and share her sorrow and grief; that is why I came here,” said Shadia Nalwanga, a fan. 

Hundreds of fans with the same sentiments have since Sunday posted condolence messages on social media.


The deceased’s father, Amon Lukwago, was at Entebbe Airport when the body was delivered. PHOTOs/Roderick Ahimbazwe

Avoiding the media moments after arrival, the deceased’s father, Amon Lukwago, hastily hopped into a Toyota Land Cruiser. The casket ontaining his son's remains was loaded onto a van and driven to Kampala shortly after.

Music promoter Balaamu Barugahara, one of the people organising the funeral, said the programme for the burial remains unchanged.

The vigil will be at Lukwago’s family home in Bunga, a city suburb, and burial is scheduled for Friday in Matugga on Bombo Road after a funeral mass service at All Saints Cathedral in Kampala at 10.00am on Friday.


Also related to this story

'Sleep well my son, till we meet again'

Juliana Kanyomozi's son burial for Friday

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Ruhakana Rugunda new Prime Minister
Reports from State House indicate that health minister Ruhakana Rugunda has been appointed Prime Minister of Uganda. He will replace Amama Mbabazi who has been the premier since after the 2011 general election....
No independence for Scotland: In pictures
Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum that leaves the UK intact. Take a look at what has been going on there....
UK intact as Scotland rejects independence
Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum that leaves the United Kingdom intact but opens the door to wider autonomy....
US man kills daughter, six grandchildren
A man killed his daughter and six grandchildren, the youngest just three months old, in a mass shooting at a house in Florida....
Miss Uganda contesting in Big Brother Africa
It has been confirmed that the current, reigning Miss Uganda, Stella Nantumbwe will represent the country in this year’s Big brother Africa reality show that starts next month....
Ivorians are raising awareness about the deadly disease outbreak in west Africa with a new "Lather Against Ebola" campaign....
Should bride price be made optional?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter