Dr Anas Abdu Noor Kaliisa, a renowned Muslim scholar and a political commentator has passed on.
Details about his death are still scanty.
Dr. Kaliisa was the elder brother to Next Media Services Chief Executive Officer Kin Kariisa.
Dr. Kaliisa, the former Director of the Institute of Research and Training was a political analyst on Middle East affairs, and one of the 21 founders and the Managing Director House of Zakat and also one of the leaders of Salaam Charity Foundation.
He was also the Secretary of the Eminent Council of Sheikhs of Uganda and Chairman Muslim Jurists Uganda.
Dr. Kaliisa was also an expert in Islamic law, history and customs and sits on the apex body of world Muslim scholars.