Pictorial: Mowzey Radio Requiem Mass at Rubaga Cathedral

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Hundreds of mourners on Friday gathered at Rubaga Cathedral to eulogize fallen Goodlyfe Crew Musician Mowzey Radio.

Radio who sings alongside his partner Douglas Mayanja aka Weasel died on Thursday morning at Case Hospital. Radio was receiving treatment at Case for injuries he sustained in a bar altercation in Entebbe, January 22.

URN was at Rubaga and brings you the story in pictures.

 

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Alex Otto
“Journalism that changes lives is my goal,” Alex Otto has said on more than one occasion. That is his career’s guiding principle. Has been since he was a radio journalist in the northern Ugandan town of Gulu in 2009.

Otto passionately believes his journalism should bring to the fore the voices of the voiceless like the shooting victims of Apaa. Otto tries in his journalism to ask tough questions to those in positions of authority.

Based in the Kampala bureau, Otto is especially interested in covering agriculture, politics, education, human rights, crime, environment and business. He has reported intensively on the post-conflict situation in northern Uganda.

A URN staff member since 2014, Otto previously worked with The Observer Newspaper from 2012 to 2013 and later the Institute for War and Peace Reporting IWPR based in Gulu.

He was the URN Gulu bureau chief 2014-2016.

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The massive crowd that was at Rubaga Cathedral to Eulogize Mowzey Radio
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Security led by the Police control crowds at the Radio Mowzey requiem mass at Rubaga Cathedral
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A mourner consoles Weasel at the mass.
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Musician Lilian Mbabazi, mother to two of Mowzey Radio's children.
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Jennifer Robinson, mother to some of Mowzey's children.
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Lilian Mbabazi, Karen and Jennifer along with their children
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Comedian Salvador Idringi in the middle attended the service
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Some Kampala socialites who eulogised Radio
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Businessmen and women were selling merchandise branded with Mowzey Radio's images.
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Police heavily deployed at the cathedral.
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Mourners wait for mass at Rubaga Cathedral
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Crowd gather at Church to eulogize mowzey
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Musician Eddy Kenzo attended Radios requiem mass at Lubaga Cathedral
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Musician Sheeba Karungi in the middle attended the mass
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Socialite and Herbalist Mama Fina also attended the mass
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The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga.
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Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago arrives for the mass
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Some journalists at the requiem mass at Rubaga Cathedral
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Honouring Mowzey Radio at Rubaga Cathedral
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Lubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama arrives for the service.
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Mourners at the requiem mass of Radio
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Some of the friends of Mowzey Radio and Weasel at the mass.
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Grief engulfed mourners during mass.
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Musicians Pius Mayanja aka Pallaso, Douglas Mayanja aka Wiesel and Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameon mourn Mowzey Radio.
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Radio's mother Jane Kasubo
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More mourners arrive for the mass at Lubaga cathedral.
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People storm the church entrance even after security had blocked them
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NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba lays a wreath.
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Boda boda cyclists at Lubaga during mass.
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Goodyf Crew members lay their wreath on Radio's Casket.
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Priests led by Reverend Father Deogratias Kateregga Kiibi bless Mowzey Radio's body.
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Bouncers took charge of security at the church. Ironically, it was during a scuffle with a bouncer at a bar in Entebbe that Mowzey Radio sustained fatal injuries.
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A scuffle ensued at church when mourners forcefully made their way inside the church
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Many were injured as they attempted to enter for mass.
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Some people followed proceedings from outside.
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Boda boda cyclists around Rubaga Cathedral.
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