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Fun-loving Ssemwanga to be accorded grand send-off
Ivan Ssemwanga, are planning to spend over Ushs400m in funeral arrangemens.
Ssemwanga died at the age of 39, leaving behind three children, all boys from ex-lover Zari Hussein. The couple had split before Zari married Tanzanian-based musician Diamond Platinum.
Sources close to Ssemwanga’s relatives reveal that he suffered a stroke that caused bleeding in the brain. He was admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, where he was unsuccessfully operated.
Despite his showy style, Ssemwanga built the reputation of a generous, kind person something that endeared him to many people. He lived his life to the fullest. His friends included musicians, radio presenters, and other socialites many of who have since showered social media sites as well as media outlets with messages of condolences.
A requiem mass is expected at Christ the King church in Kampala, ahead of burial at his ancestral home at Nakaliro in Kayunga, district.