Popular Ugandan political analyst, Dr Anaas Abdul Noor Kaliisa is dead.
“It is with great pain that I share with you that my elder brother, and Chairman of @CharitySalam, Dr. A. A. Kaliisa, has died this evening,” said Kin Kariisa, the CEO of Next Media Services on Wednesday night.
He did not say what killed the renowned Muslim scholar.
“Dr. Kaliisa has been more than just my brother – he raised me and has been a father figure to me,” said Kin.
“May God rest his soul in eternal peace.”
The deceased was well grounded in Islamic theology, law, philosophy and science.
He regularly appeared on NBS television to analyst the complex political and security developments in the Middle East.