Uganda’s former Tourism Minister Mutagamba dies at 64

The late Dr Mutagamba speaking at the Africa Travel Association Congress in Kenya

Maria Lubega Mutagamba, who served as Uganda’s Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities from 2013 to 2016, has died aged 64.

Minster Mutagamba has been battling Gallstone, a condition that affects the digestive system.

She was transferred to Case Hospital in Kampala weeks ago, having been transferred from Rubaga Hospital as her condition deteriorated.

Mutagamba served in as the Tourism Minister from 2012 to 2016.

Previously she has been Minister of Water and Environment and also served as MP Rakai district from 2001 until 2016

Dr Mutagamba reportedly succumbed to liver cancer at Case Hospital, Kampala on Saturday June, 24 2017.

She had also served as Water and Environment Minister before.