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JIMMY ESAU BESIGYE February 15, 1944 - May 20, 2024

Date of Funeral

May 23, 2024

Date of Birth: 15th February 1944

Date of Death: 20th May 2024

Parents: Yonasaani Byeterwa and Eseeri Byeterwa

Wife: Besigye Eva Nankunda


  • Nyinomujuni Tezera (RIP)
  • Kemizengo Kezia (RIP)
  • Yonnah Byarugaba (RIP)
  • Emily Migisha
  • Magrette Tumushabbe


  • Besigye Elizabeth
  • Davis Peter Byamugisha
  • Besigye Jacqueline
  • Besigye Denis Jimmy Byarugaba
  • Besigye Keneth Dancun
  • Besigye Patience Mugabo
  • Pamela Sheilla Kiconco Besigye
  • Jonathan Oribesigye
  • B Pamela Muheirwe
  • Umararungu Christine Besigye Kapeka
  • Kamugisha Moses Besigye


  • Jenina
  • Tanya
  • Ninah
  • Sasha
  • Jeremiah
  • Leeroy
  • Mia
  • Ethel
  • Elsie
  • Ethan
  • Elijah
  • Khamani
  • Arielle
  • Nayari
  • Aristoyle

Great GrandKids

  • Malachi
  • Levi
  • Roman
  • Kezia-Marie

Education and Career Background

  • Attended P1-6 at Kikungiri Primary School, Kabale, up to Dec 1961
  • Jan 1962 to Dec 1963 attended Junior Secondary School at Muyebe Junior equivalent to P7 & 8
  • He was OMUSINIYA Jan1964 to Dec 1967, S1-S4 at Kigezi College Butobere, staying in Bwankosya House, as House Captain, of which he was in 1st 11 From His Senior 1 (Was a great athlete in 100m, 220m & 440 & huddles, with the likes of Shaka Sali, Shem Bageine & my bro, Eri B Tumwesigye); Was in the famous school play Julius Caesar, as Casca (I think) 1967
  • Early 1968, first reported to Kilembe Mines, where he trained and worked briefly, before he was appointment to study Hotel Management
  • Was a great Hotelier, working with then famous Uganda Hotels, under UDC and traversing most famous Uganda hotels as manager: Sheraton, Kampala, White Horse Inn Kle; Fairway Hotel, Kampala; etc
  • He was a politician and long-time LC1 (or 2) at Kirigime, Kabale

Jimmy Esau Besigye was a born-again

There will be a Funeral Service at All Saints Church Kabale on Thursday, 23rd  May 2024 starting at 12:00pm thereafter the burial will take place at his home in Rushyambya Kirigime Kabale Division Southern Division Kabale Municipality at 4:00pm.

Informed are; Rt.Hons. Ruhakana Rugunda, All Political leaders, Religious leaders, Bishops


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