- South Africa probes cause of death of Ugandan diplomat
- Ambassador Najuna Njuneki collapsed and died on a plane
- High-level diplomat was from meeting in Stockholm, Sweden
South Africa is taking lead in investigating the cause of death of a Uganda diplomat, Ambassador Najjuna Njuneki who collapsed and died on a plane over the weekend.
According to reports, Ambassador Njuneki boarded the plane while seemingly in good health only to pass on upon landing in Johannesburg. Minister Sam Kutesa says the cause of death is still unknown.
The diplomat was reportedly returning from a meeting in Sweden, with Ugandans living in Nordic countries. He was an Ambassador for Special Duties at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in-charge the Diaspora community.