Kisoro Leaders Mourn Former MP Eudia Kwizera

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Leaders in her home district Kisoro say that the death of the soft spoken activist, counselor and grassroots mobilizer is a great loss to the region. Kisoro District Chairperson Abel Bizimana says that Kwizera had a heart for the needy.

Leaders in Kisoro District have described the death of Eudia Kwizera, the former area member of parliament as a great loss to humanity.

Kwizera died at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala on Friday morning. Miriam Tumuheirwe Katabariza, a sister to the deceased confirmed the news of her demise but did not divulge details on the cause of her death. The deceased is a resident of Rubuguri in Kirundo Sub County Kisoro district.

She served as the Kisoro district Woman Member of Parliament for five years and lost the seat to Sarah Mateke Nyirabashitsi in 2011.

Leaders in her home district Kisoro say that the death of the soft spoken activist, counselor and grassroots mobilizer is a great loss to the region.  Kisoro District Chairperson Abel Bizimana says that Kwizera had a heart for the needy.

John Nizeyimana Kamara, the Member of Parliament for Bufumbira north says that long before she joined politics, the late Kwizera played a big role in promoting compassion activities in the district.
 
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Bufumbira South Member of Parliament Sam Byibisho says that the deceased will be remembered for being open, truthful and God fearing.
 
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Silva Bahane, the former Bufumbira County North legislator says that Kwizera's death is a great loss since she was in a process of starting up a university dedicated to female's students in Uganda with the help of donors from United States of America.
 
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Samuel Amanya
Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.


Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.


A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.