Political analyst, Dr. Anas Kaliisa has passed on but the cause of his death is not yet known. He is one of the proprietors of next media which includes NBS TV, Salaam TV, Salaam charity. He died on Wednesday evening. Dr Kariisa has been a panelist on NBS TV’s ‘Ensi nebyayo’ political show which airs every Sunday.
A number of people have since mourned the fallen Muslim scholar.
“Kitalo nnyo ekya mukadde waffe Sheikh Doctor ANAS KARIISA. Allah amusonyiwe byonna eby’amusobako amuwe ejjana. May his soul rest in eternal peace.Inna Lillahi wa inna illaihi Rajihuuna,” Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago posted on Wednesday.
“Inalillahi wainaillayihi yurajoon .May Allah have mercy on him and grant him JANNAH.Admired by most of us for his liberal but knowledgeable approach to matters. Amazing gentleman,” Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko said.
“Dr.Anas Kaliisa brother to Kin K has passed on…Most known for CEO salaam charity n political analyst for ensinebyafayo on NBS,” Radio 4 posted on its Facebook page.
“Asalaam alaikum warahmatulahi wabarakaatuh.Kitalo nnyo ekya Dr Kaliisa.
Inna lillahi wa ilaihi rajoun,” Veteran actor Ashraf Simwogerere said.
“He’s among the few people who’s analysis about US Elections I looked forward to, only to get struck by the sad news😖😭 RIP Dr. A. Kariisa. My condolences to Mr. Kin Kariisa, family and NBS comrades,” said journalist Stanley Ndawula.