Apollo Nsibambi dead

Uganda’s former premier Nsibambi dead

Local News

Uganda’s former Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi has died at the age of 78.

Mr. Nsibambi, a Ugandan academician and politician was appointed premier by President Museveni from 5 April 1999 until 24 May 2011.

“It’s true, he died today afternoon,” said a family member on Tuesday evening.

His Birth, education Background and Work experience

Apolo Nsibambi was born on 25 October 1940.

He is the son of Simeon Nsibambi, who together with John E. Church led the Balokole or the “East African Revival” movement.

Mr. Nsibambi attended King’s College Buddo for his high school education.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics, with honors, from the Makerere University under London University.

He also holds a Master of Arts degree in political science from the University of Chicago in the United States.

His Doctor of Philosophy degree was obtained from the University of NairobiDean of Faculty of Social Sciences, Makerere University from 1978 – 1983, 1985 – 1987

Head of the Department of Political Science at Makerere University from 1987 to 1990

Director of the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) from 1994 to 1996

Chancellor, Makerere University from October 2003 to October 2007
Minister of Public Service from 1996 to 1998

Prime Minister of Uganda from 5th April 1999 to 24th May 2011

Died 28 May 2019