The late Prof. Charles Peter Kagawa Basalirwa was born on 25th April 1950. A son to Ziribasanga Yeseri Mugimba and Wayidha Racheal in
Bwase, Bugaya subcounty in Buyende District. Prof. Charles Peter Kagwa Basalirwa went to Kiyuga Boys Primary, Kiira College Butiki
for secondary, He attained his PhD in Meteorology from University of Nairobi, Kenya, a Master of Science in Hydrology from University College of Galway, University of Ireland, and a Masters in Meteorology from University of Nairobi, Kenya.
He was a dynamic transformer. A physicist metamorphosed into a meteorologist that rose in ranks to Head the unique department of
Geography and insisted on renaming it Geography, Geo informatics and climatic Sciences. He will be greatly remembered for the establishment of the Meteorology unit, one of the three that created (Tourism, Urban planning, Environmental Management and Development studies) in the department. He went ahead and presented Makerere Institute of Geographical Sciences (MIGS) to the board of the Facility of Arts when he was Head of department. A move that culminated to the department of Geography joining CAES during the college formation.
There is a Funeral Service at St Francis Chapel Makerere University today, 08th April 2022 at 09:00am.
Burial will take place at their ancestral home in Kamuli on Saturday, 09th April 2022 Starting at 11:00am
Relatives, friends and in laws
MAY HIS SOUL REST IN ETERNAL PEACE