Former UPC’s retired Maj. Rurangaranga is dead

Former Uganda People’s Congress-UPC chairman, retired Major Edward Rurangaranga is dead. According to family sources, Rurangaranga collapsed dead at around 12:48 in the wee hours of this morning at his home in Kitagata in Sheema district.

Our family sources say Rurangaranga has been battling diabetes for days, adding that his condition worsened during supper on Monday night.

According to the widow, Winfred Rurangaranga, her husband had just returned from Ntungamo district where he had gone to attend the burial of his close friend, Francis Buringa.

It should be noted that in August 2015, Rurangaranga was airlifted from Sheema and admitted in Intensive Care unit at Nakasero Hospital where he was treated for advanced diabetes.

We have reliably learnt that Rurangaranga’s body is currently lying at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for postmortem and further management.

The deceased’s family and friends are working on burial arrangements.

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