Sad news reaching us indicates that former State Minister for Tourism Hon. Maria Mutagamba has passed on.
Mutagamba has been hospitalized at Case Hospital in Kampala, where she was admitted a few days ago.
This website understands that the former minister, who had quit competitive politics by the time of her death, succumbed to liver cancer.
Maria Mutagamba will be remembered for her significant role in boosting Uganda’s tourism sector and organizing Miss Tourism beauty pageant.
Before serving as State Minister for Tourism, Hon. Mutagamba was a minister for water and environment.
May her soul rest in eternal peace.