Sheikh Anas Kaliisa, a renowned Muslim scholar and senior political analyst on NBS Television has passed on. The cause of his death is yet to be known but according to Nile Post, Kaliisa left Next Media offices in Naguru and went back home. Shortly after he collapsed dead.
Dr Kaliisa, the former Director of the Institute of Research and Training. He’s one of the 21 founders and the Managing Director House of Zakat and Waqf Uganda. He was also the Secretary of the Eminent Council of Sheikhs of Uganda and Chairman Muslim Jurists Uganda.
Dr. Kaliisa was the elder brother to Next Media service owner Kin Kariisa.
“It is with great pain that I share with you that my elder brother, and Chairman of Salam Charity Foundation, Dr. A. A. Kaliisa, has died this evening. Dr. Kaliisa has been more than just my brother. He raised me and has been a father figure to me. May God rest his soul in eternal peace,” Kin said in a tweet.