- Uganda as a country mourns the death of one of her most talented musicians
- He was involved in a bar fight on his birthday which put him in a coma
- He eventually died on February 1, 2018, few days after he turned 33
These are trying times for the family, friends and fans of Ugandan musician popularly known as Mowzey Radio who died a few days after being beaten into a coma. Born Moses Ssekibogo, he was known to be one of Uganda's finest music stars.
According to reports, he was engaged in a bar fight on his birthday which was January 25. He was reportedly knocked out cold by assailants after an altercation at a lounge known as De Bar. Police have since made several arrests, non is yet to be charged.
He was admitted in two different hosptials before finally being transfer to Case Hospital where a brain surgery was carried out. The hospital was the centre of media attention after a large crowd converged to mourn the singer.
Among the first people to mourn him was Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni.
“I have been told about the untimely death of musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio. I had only recently made a financial contribution towards his treatment and hoped he would get better. He was a talented young person with a great future ahead of him. May he rest in peace,” Museveni said on twitter.
Mowzey Radio was one of the musicians who composed the Tubonga Nawe song in support of President Museveni during the campaigns for the 2016 elections. The song featured Uganda’s best in Jose Chameleon, Bebe Cool, Radio & Weasel, Juliana, Rema Namakua, Mun*G.
The hospital released a statement on their official Twitter account.
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