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Date of Birth: 03rd June 1963

Date of Death: 27th April 2021

Parents: Late Omulangira Joseph Rwekunda and the late Omuzana Falazia Rukowe Rwekunda

Wife: Christine Nalunga Kasamba


  • Kiweewesi Kenny Alex
  • Kasamba Christopher
  • Babirye Ruth
  • Nakatao Rose
  • Kizza Martin
  • Kamya Eddie

Education Background:

  • Mayanja Primary School
  • St. Bernard Demonstration School Nkozi
  • St. Mary’s College School
  • Mwiri College
  • Makerere University – BSc Degree in Political Science and Economics
  • Uganda Management Institute – Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  • Uganda Management Institute – Certificate of Strategic Planning and Management

Career Background:

  • Member of Parliament- East African Legislative Assembly (2017-Date)
  • Currently serving as Chairperson Committee of Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources
  • Member of Parliament for three terms (2001-2016) in Parliament of Uganda, Kakuuto County Rakai District
  • During his term in office he served several committees of The Parliament of Uganda:
  • He served as the Chairperson of Agricultural Committee for four years.
  • He served as the National Coordinator in charge of central region in the office of NRM secretary general (2015-2017)
  • He chaired The Committee of Defense and Internal Affairs (2007-2008).
  • He initiated several programs that greatly improved the performance of fellow Members of Parliament, my community and the entire country.
  • He was the founder member of The Parliamentarians Savings and Credit Society. Also the SACCO chairperson for four years up to 27/11/2015 with a portfolio of 17billion Uganda shillings.
  • He was a champion in making parliamentarians appreciate and practice agriculture in Uganda and the entire EAC region.
  • He initiated the coffee growing campaign that has caught national attention.
  • He as well championed the food security program that involves Members of parliament mobilizing their constituencies to participate active in agriculture.
  • He was the Director, Kasamba Farm Agro Enterprises Limited. A private registered company involved in agricultural production, vale addition and skilling.
  • He was the patron of Crop Life Uganda, a network of over ten big agricultural enterprises and inputs importers like; Balton Uganda, Buukola, NASECO, OSHO among others.
  • He was the Board chairperson of Kakuuto community development project (KACODEP). This a community based organization that delivers development work in Rakai and Kyotera.
  • He was chairperson Board of Humanitarian Support Uganda a registered NGO in Uganda.
  • He was currently serving as the leader of the laity for his catholic church of Ssanje parish in Masaka Diocese
  • On personal level he has done his best to transform his community from poverty through different agricultural initiatives like establishing tree seedlings generation for effective environmental protection. Several community groups have been established to empower the youths, women and other community members for growth and sustainability.

Burial will take place at their ancestral home in Kitovu-Mayanja, Kakuuto on Friday 30th April, 2021 at 4:00pm


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    Magembe Steven says

    I and my family will dearly miss him. May his soul rest in peace!!

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    Ssemayengo Joseph says

    He was a calm man, loved everyone regardless of the age! I remember him sharing with me knowledge about Agriculture on a phone call for about 10mins.
    I shall miss you Hon. Requiescat in Pace

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    Ssebuuma john says

    Lost a roll model , a parent ,a God fearing, a leader, an agriculturalist etc.

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    Kimbugwe Jack says

    I extend my heartfelt miserly to the family of the late honorable Mathias kasamba for loosing a father, grand father , a mentor and a patriot we shall live to remember u. May his soul rest in eternal Peace.

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    Nassali Florence says

    I send my condolences to the family, friends and in-laws. May his soul rest in Eternal Peace.

    We gonna miss u our mentor 😭😭😭😭 Rest in power Comrade.

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    Busuulwa Denis Oscar says

    Very few words can describe who you were, Matthias rest in eternal peace brother. Weeraba munange Omukama akuwumuzze mu ddembe.

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    Irreplaceable Ssalongo Mathia Kasamba.
    Always true to yourself and others, a strategic planner and a workaholic.WEELABA

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    Phillips Ogile says

    The late inspired me when he came to Lira for mobilizing votes for Muzee he, was a very lovely man.
    I pray his family is comforted
    May his soul Rest in Peace.
    Publicity Secretary NRM Oyam District.

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    Ssettaba expedit Davis munakakuuto says

    I will always remember hon Mathias kasamba for the great service he did to me and my fellow colleagues in kakuuto for he brought an NGO called international care and relief (ICR) which supported many of us to acquire education, that we are feeding on right he opened up our minds.
    May your soul rest in eternal peace.

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