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Sad loss for Uganda Alumni group

With great sadness, »The Link recently learnt of the death of Prof. Joseph M.N. Kakooza, at the age of 82, an alumnus of the Uganda network.

In the late 1950s, he studied for a Bachelor’s degree in Law at UCD (then known the National University of Ireland, Dublin), graduating in 1960. Aferwards, he went on to make a big contribution to the judiciary, law society, education and Uganda at large, as well as being active in Irish Aid events.

Prof. Kakooza served for many years as a High Court judge and was also founding Dean of the Faculty of Law at Makerere University and Chairman of the Law Commission.

More recently, the Professor’s considerable energies were slowed by illness and he succumbed to liver cancer at his home in Kikaaya in October. He was laid to rest at Kitovu village in Masaka and will be much missed.